Motor Vehicle Refinishing C&G Level 3 Diploma Study Mode: Full-time, Part-time | Course Level: 3
The Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Refinishing will give you the technical skills and essential knowledge needed to become a vehicle body and paint operator working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body and paint businesses.
You will learn how to identify and rectify paint defects and faults, mix and match paint colours, and carry out complete refinishing operations, as well as a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.
On completion of the course you will be able to enter the industry as a vehicle body refinisher or progress onto a Level 4 Motor Vehicle Management qualification.
To access this course you are required to have:
A relevant Level 2 motor vehicle qualification OR
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 the following modules:
Use of refinishing tools and equipment
Prepare and prime plastic component
Prepare and apply top coat to plastic component
Prepare surface to receive foundation materials
Rectify paint defect
Perform a complete refinishing operation
Mix and match non-metallic finishes
Mix and match metallic or mica finishes
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 through observation in practical sessions, written assessments, assignments, research and n-line tests.
Successful completion of the course will enable you to:
Enter the industry as a vehicle body refinisher
Progress onto a Level 4 Motor Vehicle Management qualification