Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 3 Vehicle Body Repair Course - Sandwell College West Bromwich

Full Time

Level 3 Vehicle Body Repair

Vehicle Body Repair

1 year

Central Campus


Automotive student sanding panel down in bodyshop
Automotive student sanding panel down in bodyshop
Auto student using jig below car

Course summary

This one-year Level 3 Vehicle Body Repair course is for 16-19-year-olds who want to learn and develop lots of practical skills associated with the repair of vehicle bodies. The course is ideal for learners who already have a Level 2 qualification or can demonstrate significant experience in the repair of vehicle bodies.

Course requirements

You’ll have previously completed a Level 2 Motor Vehicle qualification. You’ll also need to demonstrate technical knowledge and understanding of the repair of collision-damaged vehicles.

This is a full-time course of about 13 hours per week. Learners have the best opportunity to experience a wide variety of body repair activities, including Mechanical, Body Repair, Welding and Paint Refinishing. The programme involves heavy impact damage to vehicles, which would include the use of JIG and alignment equipment to rectify.

You will have three weeks of enrichment activities as part of your course. Activities may include trips to Blackpool, London, Baggeridge Country Park, Malvern or Dovedale, Coventry Motor Museum, plus mountain biking, go karting, ten pin bowling and ice skating.

Assessments vary from practicals, online testing and oral questioning, to some assignment work. Support will be given to any learner if required.

Successful completion of this Level 3 Vehicle Body Repair course would enhance your employment potential within the automotive trade. The Advanced Apprenticeship programme is also an option.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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