Automotive Paint Refinishing IMI Level 2 Diploma - City of Wolverhampton College

Automotive Paint Refinishing IMI Level 2 Diploma

Automotive Paint Refinishing IMI Level 2 Diploma

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Automotive Paint Refinishing IMI Level 2 Diploma

If you are working in the automotive industry and want to become a vehicle body and paint operator in a body shop, the Level 2 course will give you the skills and knowledge to work on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body and paint businesses.

You will learn basic workshop skills and how to identify and rectify paint defects, use garage equipment and repair and replace vehicle parts.

Completion of the course will enable you to get a job in a body shop, pursue an apprenticeship or progress to a Level 3 qualification.

To access this course you are required to have:

  • Level 1 automotive qualification
  • Suitable industry experience
  • All applicants will be required to attend an interview/assessment with a member of the college's admissions team 

During the course you will study a selection of modules from the following list: 

  • Use of refinishing tools and equipment
  • Use of technical information to to mix and apply etch primer
  • Use of technical information to mix foundation materials
  • Apply and cure foundation materials
  • Prepare surface to receive foundation materials
  • Identify and rectify paint defects
  • Repair and replace non-permanantly fixed wings and doors, bonnets, boot lids and tailgates

By studying this course you will:

  • Learn about full vehicle body refinishing systems
  • Gain an understanding of the various advanced paint application techniques
  • Understand and rectify paint faults
  • Learn about the health and safety associated with running/working in a body repair workshop
  • Improve your customer service skills

Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways:

  • Observation in practical sessions
  • Written assessments
  • Assignments
  • Research
  • On-line tests

Successful completion of the course will enable you to:

  • Progress in your career as a body repair technician in a body repair shop
  • Progress to a higher level qualification in a related subject
  • Pursue an apprenticeship in the automotive industry


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