Vehicle Damage Paint Technician Apprenticeship Level 3
This Level 3 apprenticeship will help you gain expertise in the technical elements of a Vehicle Damage Paint Technician’s role.
As a Vehicle Damage Paint Technician, you will complete a range of different repairs to cars and light commercial vehicles, when working within the automotive industry. This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customers exacting standards.
These tasks will be completed within a collision repair workshop or smart repair workshops and working alongside another fully qualified Paint Technician.
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- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
- You must have a GCSE grade 4 (C) or Level 2 functional skills in both English and maths
How to create and work within a safe working environment
How to select and apply a range of different primers and foundation materials
How to complete preparation activities on a variety of different substrate materials
How to select and apply a range of different top coat materials
How to identify and rectify a range of paint imperfection
How to correctly identify and colour match a range of top coat materials
A Vehicle Damage Paint Technician works in the vehicle body repair sector of the motor industry.
The role is to prepare, spray and finish vehicles that have been involved in collisions and other incidents in an efficient manner. The vehicles can include Cars/Light Commercial Vehicles. This includes ensuring correct colour match and final finish to the company and customers exacting standards. This is usually within a collision repair workshop or smart repair workshops/mobile repair micro business and working alongside another fully qualified Paint Technician.
They understand the general principles of spray painting technology, paint composition, paint mixing and the various methods of paint spraying vehicles. They prepare vehicles fully before painting to include masking, sanding and other necessary preparation work.
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £0.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
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