Automotive Accident Repair and Principles (Body and Paint - Multiskilled) Diploma

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen Altens Campus


This course is aimed at those who wish to pursue a career in the repair and refinish of motor vehicles in terms of bodywork and paintwork.

You will:
Gain experience using the latest equipment in body repair and refinishing in modern, high tech workshops; Work in small groups on a range of vehicles doing real repairs; Learn all about the range of techniques used in repair of accident damaged vehicles – body repairs; panel replacements; preparation and application of paints & finishes; welding and bonding; Learn about new developments in the motor industry such as use of sensor technologies and their importance in body repair.

Entry Requirements

English, Maths and a technological subject at National 4. An interest in motor vehicles would be an advantage. Applicants must be 16 years of age or over.

Progression Routes

Successful completion of this course may lead to an apprenticeship.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Garage Services

Career Sectors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

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