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Part Time

Level 3 Vehicle Damage Panel Technician

Level 3 Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Level 3


Central Campus


Course summary

A Vehicle Damage Panel Technician works within the Accident Repair workshop, demonstrating expert working knowledge in relation to the removal, repair and replacement of vehicle body panels to vehicle manufacturer specification. These vehicles can include light commercial vehicles and cars. The technician may work in a team and also individually to identify body panel types and use the right tools to repair the vehicle to the highest standard.

Course requirements

The minimum entry requirements are as follows:

· English GCSE Grade 4/C, Level 2 Functional Skills (or equivalent)

· Mathematics GCSE Grade 4/C, Level 2 Functional Skills (or equivalent)

· Be at least 16 years of age

You must attend a formal interview

You will study and demonstrate the below:

  • Health and safety
  • Materials and consumables
  • Removing and fitting non-structural body panels
  • Removing and replacing structural body panels
  • Repair techniques and processes
  • Tools and equipment
  • Vehicle body alignment
  • Welding techniques and processes

You will be assessed at regular stages by assessments, activities, exams, observations in the workplace, and discussions.

  • Progress to a Level 4
  • Progress onto higher level qualifications such as CIPD or CMI
  • Progress your career

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