Level 1 Certificate in Vehicle Accident Repair IMI ( Body Repair)

Your Unique Experience

// Undertake exclusive and diverse project repair work on classic cars, modern cars and track cars incorporating traditional and advanced skill sets

// Experience a realistic working environment working on road going cars

// Specialist industry visits to the Motor Show, Skills Shows, Science and Industry museum, Race day events and Go-Karting

// Working with highly skilled industry trained staff using up-to-date equipment and products

// Strong links with local and high profile employers, Halfords, Wooden canal boat, Speed of Sight and Caterham cars

// Bespoke technology-led training sessions from industry professionals on a range of new products from Colourtone, Devilbiss, 3M, Farecla, HB Body and Lechler

// Learn a range of welding skills including the use of MIG, Oxy-acetylene gas, and TIG to enhance your skills

// Previous students have gained employment with local employers e.g. BMS motor factor

Course Content

For students seeking employment as a Body Repair specialist within the Motor Vehicle Industry. The course covers Repairing Body Panels, Fitting new panels, Welding and Fabrication and combines both theory and practical work. Students will also cover additional units in Basic Vehicle Electrics, Removing and Refitting Trim components and Functional Skills.

More than just a Course

Interested in becoming a panel beater?

You have made a great choice.

Panel Beaters learn a vast range of skills including fabrication, welding and fitting. Here at the college you will work on a range of projects including from repairing car panels to rebuilding cars. More advanced projects include repairing accident damaged vehicles

using sophisticated measuring ‘jigging’ equipment.

The courses on offer here in the Motor Vehicle department will prepare you for the world of work and give you practical and academic knowledge to progress to industry.

Course Format

2 ½ days per week

Special Features

There are no fees for students ages 16-18. See course guide, contact Student Services on 0161 908 6789 or log onto our website www.tameside.ac.uk at enrolment times for up to date fee information for students aged 19+.

Entry Qualifications

No formal qualifications


Intermediate Diploma in Vehicle Body Repair


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.