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Automotive Vehicle Body Repair and Refinishing

As an Automotive Vehicle Body Repair and Refinishing apprentice at South Devon College, you will gain all of the knowledge, experience and qualifications required to prepare for a career in the automotive industry. To undertake an apprenticeship you will need to find a suitable employer – which the College will support you in finding – in order to enhance your theory and practical sessions (undertaken on block release) with real world skills and experience. Work-based assessments will be undertaken by industry-trained and fully qualified staff during your work placement.

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What will I learn?

“I've always had an interest in automotive engineering. I was really pleased when I found out that the College offered a course which suited my passion. I would like to pursue this as a career as I really enjoy what I do.”Titan Sae-Lao

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

Entry Level CertificateExploring Automotive Skills (Refinishing, Vehicle Maintenance, Motorcycle)

Level 3Automotive Vehicle Body Repair and Refinishing

About us

We currently offer a wide range of apprenticeships in various sectors including: childcare, management, hairdressing, marine and many more. Apprenticeships are available to anyone over the age of 16.

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

We deliver a range of Higher Apprenticeships which offer a unique way of developing professional level, job specific skills while remaining in employment and earning a salary.

Student Support

A supportive learning environment is available for all students including, free or discounted travel options, careers advice and more. We take pride in matching apprentices of all ages to the right job and employer.

Help and advice

Choosing to be part of South Devon College doesn’t have to be a daunting process. Let us help you make the right choice with our range of support, advice and guidance.