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Vehicle Paint Refinishing Diploma

If you want to work at the absolute top of the paint refinishing and bodywork industry, to be trusted with the most intricate, skilful job, then this is the course for you.

You’ll already be an experienced and skilled technician – this course will be about taking all of those skills and perfecting them, building upon that knowledge and developing the advanced techniques you need to work with the very best manufacturers and garages.

You’ll be studying preparation and application procedures across different surfaces and materials, as well as diagnosing and rectifying paint faults. By the end of the course, you’ll be ready to go out into the industry and work with any vehicle, using any technique, in any garage.

As an advanced course, this qualification helps prepare you for employment and is the last step before you find a job in the industry.

Everything you do on the course is about developing the skills you need in the workplace, so you’ll be a confident technician in any setting. It’s designed so that when you finish the course, you’ll be able to work with a variety of vehicles in any garage, dealership, or specialist paint business, opening up a world of opportunity for you in the paint refinishing and bodywork 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.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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 2Vehicle Accident Repair and Refinishing Diploma

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