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Vehicle Accident Repair and Refinishing Diploma

This course is the perfect progression from the Vehicle Paint Refinishing Diploma Level 1, in order to develop your existing knowledge. You will study what is required to prepare and apply paint to vehicles to the high standards required in the automotive industry.

The entire course has been designed to take your skills to the next level. You’ll be examining vehicle paint refinishing in much finer detail, considering how to prepare and apply foundation and topcoats, as well as repair work and polishing.

You don’t need us to tell you how high the standards of paintwork are in the industry. You’ve seen the cars, with perfect paint jobs and immaculate finishes. Our job is to help you develop all of the skills so that you can apply paint and repair work to the very same standard, working at the very best factories and garages.


By the end of this course, you’ll be a confident technician ready to make the next step in your career.

With your experience, you’ll have plenty of options. If you want to perfect your skills and make a dent in the industry, then you could progress to the Level 3 course in Vehicle Paint Refinishing. Or, you could continue your training in the workplace on an apprenticeship programme. Or, finally, you could use that experience and look for full-time employment in the industry.

With so many options, it can be difficult to see what the right path is for you. That’s why your course tutors and our support team are available to discuss all of the opportunities and help you make a decision that will lead you to your dream job in the automotive industry.

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“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.

Level 1Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technician Diploma

Level 3Vehicle Body Repair and Refinishing Diploma

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