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Motor Light Vehicle Body Repair (Level 2 Apprenticeships NI)

APPNI
Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Course Overview

Fast facts: Collision damage is more than skin deep When your car hits an obstacle, that impact goes through the entire vehicle, bending or breaking body panels, frame components, wheels, interior pieces, and drivetrain parts. The work is often divided between major and minor collision damage and your skills will always be in demand.Your day-to-day duties may include:• filling small holes or rusted areas with filler• making body panels and sections, and welding them into place• refinishing the repair to match surrounding areas• keeping a record of all work completed to show customers European Projects and the opportunity to compete in Regional and UK Competitions. Participation in competition and winning awards enhances the student’s Curriculum Vitae and may lead to exciting employment opportunities.Students who enter programme without Maths, English and ICT at grade C or above must also attend additional essential skills which allows for progression to Level 3.
  • Start Date
    29 Aug 2022
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Springtown

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Available Sessions

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  • Course: Apprenticeship NI Level 2 Motor Light Vehicle Body Repair
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown
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Course Modules

  • Level 2 diploma in vehicle accident repair VCQ/VRQ
  • Health and Safety
  • Fabrication tools and measuring devices
  • Removing and fitting non permanently fixed motor vehicle body panels
  • Removing and replacing exterior motor vehicle body panels including permanently fixed components
  • Minor motor vehicle exterior body panel repairs
  • Motor Vehicle body (MAG) welding
  • Motor vehicle body resistant spot welding operations
  • Removing and fitting motor mechanical, electrical and trim (MET) components to vehicle
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed.

ROI Requirements

Leaving Certificate English and Maths at Grade 05 or above. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed

Work Placement

You are employed so you attend NWRC 1 day per week to complete the Level 2 qualification and you will also be assessed in workplace by NWRC Assessor.

What's Next?

Further Study

On successful completion of level 2 qualification it is possible to progress and undertake a level 3 through Apprenticeship NI.

Career Prospects

Salary GuideStarter: £15,000 to £18,000Experienced: £20,000 to £25,000Highly Experienced: Up to £30,000With experience, you could become a lead fitter or technician, or move into supervisory and body-shop management positions in larger firms.You could also set up your own business and move into mobile repair.Your lecturers have all been Apprentices and worked their way from Industry to Education.

Enquiry

  • Image of Deirdre Sharkey (Construction)
    I work for a Housing Association and this course has allowed me to develop new skills and progress my knowledge in the world of Property Services.
    Deirdre Sharkey (Construction)
  • Image of Chelsea O’Kane
    I was initially a bit anxious about leaving school and going to NWRC, but I really had nothing to worry about. This course has enabled me to explore so many aspects of Art & Design that I would not have had the opportunity to if I had followed the traditional A-Level route.
    Chelsea O’Kane

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