Level 1 Automotive - Paint

L1MV01 Health and Safety in the Workplace (F/508/3612) 1 29 21

L1MV02 Locating, Interpreting and Using Technical Information (J/508/3613)

L1MV03 Applying Engineering Techniques in an Automotive Environment (L/508/3614)

L1MV87 Knowledge Relating to Corrosion Protection (J/508/3658)

ET133 Introduction to Low Carbon Technologies in the Automotive Industry (K/505/4248)

L1MV06 Preparation to Become a Vehicle Driver (Y/508/3616)

L1MV09 Introduction to Mobile Automotive Repair Trades (K/508/3619)

L1MV14 Tools, Equipment and Materials for Accident Repair (A/508/4628)

L1MV55 Primers and Sealers (A/508/4631)

L1MV56 Applying Primers and Sealers (J/508/4633)

L1MV57 Surface Preparation (L/508/4634)

L1MV58 Vehicle Masking (Y/508/4636)

L1MV59 Cleaning and Maintaining a Spray Gun (K/508/4639)

L1MV76 Vehicle Exterior Valeting and Detailing (Y/508/3647)
The Vehicle Paint Refinishing course is mainly aimed at switched on individuals who are looking to enter into the Vehicle Accident Repair Sector. This highly paid skill is transferable, meaning that there is a wide ranging list of careers that this qualification is applicable as an entry point.

Starting at Level 1, a student will be gradually introduced to different skills by time served industry specialists. Students will initially start on small projects and gradually build their skills, until they are ready to take on more challenging work and projects.

If students are successful and progress to the next level, Level 2. The student will learn further techniques and tricks related to vehicle accident repair whilst exploring the subject in a deeper more specialised delivery model.

This is also the point where we will be looking to place students in an apprenticeship if so required.

The Course runs from September to June for 35 weeks. There are 14 modules to be completed to achieve the qualification. Skills are taught during practical sessions in a simulated industry standard Bodyshop environment and the knowledge or theory side is taught in paint refinish themed learning spaces.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you should have a keen interest in the field of vehicle accident repairs.
Throughout the duration of this course, practical and theory aspects of the course are delivered. You will complete one online assessment during the year, to check you’ve learnt the appropriate knowledge. You’ll also be building up a portfolio of evidence of your practical tasks on the Institute of the Motor industry’s online Eportfolio system.
Performance is tracked and reviewed by Paint tutors at specific points during the term. Satisfactory performance will be required in all aspects of the course for progression to Level 2. Progression is to a Level 2 Diploma in Vehicle Paint Refinishing or a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Vehicle Paint Refinishing course.


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.

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