The course is designed so that you can study for three years to achieve a Level 3 in both Vehicle Body Repair and Vehicle Refinishing. This allows students to choose which route they might prefer and provide them with a diploma in both disciplines. The department is equipped to a high standard, including the latest collision repair technology including welders and alignment equipment. This provides as environment that mirrors the modern vehicle repair industry.
You will study towards Level 3 vehicle body repair. This will include using computerised chassis alignment to rectify vehicle chassis deformation, repairing extensively damaged vehicle body panels, resistance and mig brazing welding techniques on modern vehicle construction and mig welding to British standards.
2 subjects at National 4, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Aptitude test.
If you successfully complete two years you can leave the programme with a Diploma in Level 2 Body Repair and Level 3 Paint Refinishing Award, or continue for a third year to complete a Level 3 Body Repair award. Level 3 awards are the current industry recognised trade level qualifications.
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