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Motor Light Vehicle Body Repair (Level 3 Apprenticeships NI)

APPNI
Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Course Overview

An auto body repairer works in a specialist garage which is dedicated to repair. 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:• assessing damage and deciding how to repair it• removing damaged panels or parts for repair• smoothing out minor dents in panels• 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
  • Start Date
    31 Aug 2021
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Springtown

Important Message

Applications/Enrolment now Closed for this year

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Apprenticeship NI Level 3 Motor Light Vehicle Body Repair
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 31/08/2021
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown
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Course Modules

  • Competency in removing and Replacing Structural Body Panels
  • Competency in Motor Vehicle Major Panel Repairs
  • Competency in Rectifying Vehicle Misalignment
  • Competency motor Vehicle Body Mechanical Fastening Devices
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above and Level 2 vocational qualification in Light Vehicle Body Repair. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed and a level 2 in vehicle accident and repair.

ROI Requirements

Leaving Certificate English and Maths at Grade 05 or above and Level 2 vocational qualification in Light Vehicle Body Repair. You must also have employment with a N.Ireland registered company confirmed and level 2 in vehicle accident and repair.

Work Placement

You are employed so you attend NWRC 1 day/week to complete Level 3 qualification and will also be assessed in workplace by NWRC Assessor.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Uniform - Personnel Protection Equipment

What's Next?

Further Study

On successful completion of level 3 qualification it is possible to progress to Level 4 and Level 5 qualifications.

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

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