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Level 1 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair - Refinishing

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Course CodeV0469
Academic Year1819
Dates10th September 2018 to 28th June 2019
Location NameNuneaton Campus
AreaMotor Vehicles/HGV
Mode Of ProvisionFull Time
IntroductionThis study programme covers the basic technical needs for todays motor vehicle refinish industry and body and paint repair sector. It provides essential knowledge for paint technicians working on vehicles such as cars, vans and motor cycles in all kinds of garages, dealerships, repair facilities and mobile specialists. You will work with industry standard tools and equipment in our college workshop environments.
Study OutlineOn the Body and Paint programme, you will complete a number of units which give you the essential skills and knowledge required for working in the industry. The course will equip you with the basic skills, knowledge and awareness of the basic panel repair process. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics are promoted within all lessons to stretch and challenge students. You will study units such as Vehicle Paint Application and Minor Defect Rectification, Health and Safety In Vehicle Ma
Entry RequirementsGCSE Grades D-G, initial assessment levels entry 3 - level 1 in English and Maths, good report from school, good attendance and attitude to match.
EquipmentYou will require steel to-cap boots, overalls, pen/pencil, notepad/folder and a memory stick. In addition, you will require an industry standard face mask for when painting in the booth (this is a personal piece of equipment-not to be shared).
AttendanceYou will be required to attend 3 days per week as this is a full-time course. It is compulsory for you to attend all sessions including English and Maths functional skills. Your attendance must be 95% or above to enable successful completion of the study programme and subsequent achievement.Work experience is also a mandatory element to the study programme which must be attended.
AssessmentYou will be assessed carrying out a number of practical tasks in the workshop; there will also be in-class verbal and written assessments and a number of online multiple choice assessments for all of your study programme elements (including English and Maths).
ProgressionOn successful completion of your study programme including English and Maths your next step will be to progress onto one of our Level 2 study programmes. This will be in addition to a high level of commitment, effort, positive attitude and good attendance. A minimum of 90% attendance, on your current programme of study is required to progress to the next level.
Awarding BodyIMI (Institute of Motor Industry Awards Ltd)
Available Full-time?Y
Available Part-time?N
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?N
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