Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled) - Level 3
Start Date: 5th September 2022
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Are you passionate about cars? Do you already hold a Level 2 in automotive and want to learn more about the mechanics behind repairing and fixing vehicles? This Vehicle Accident Repair course will help you land your dream job in the automotive industry.
In this Level 3 Vehicle Accident Repair course you will learn about the inner workings of cars. From body repair and mechanical, to electrical and trim, to paint and refinishing and the natural repair processes found in the automotive industry. At the end of this course you will have the necessary skills needed to begin employment working on cars.
You will practice your skills on the latest Nissan and hybrid vehicles whilst based at Newcastle College Automotive Academy and be taught by tutors with years of experience in dealerships, manufacturers and garages.
4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and maths
Level 2 qualification in Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled)
Equivalent industry recognised qualification and work experience
We will invite you to attend an interview and complete an initial assessment to ensure this Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled) course is right for you.
What will I achieve?
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled).
What will I learn?
Removing and replacing structural vehicle panels
Body Panel major repairs
Identifying and rectifying motor vehicle body misalignment
Paint mixing, prepping and spraying
Removal and refit of all additional body structure components
Smart repair procedure
How is this course taught?
Traditional classroom teaching
Online learning modules
How am I assessed?
Portfolio of practical work
Work experience opportunities
As a Vehicle Accident Repair (Multi-Skilled) student you will benefit from work experience opportunities and visits from industry guest speakers.
English and Maths
Automotive technicians need core English and maths skills to be able to provide estimates and invoices, work out chassis geometry and mix paint quantities. English and maths are embedded within teaching and these skills will be developed in all delivered lessons.
Where can I progress?
If you complete this course successfully, you will be able to progress to a related degree or gain employment or an apprenticeship in the vehicle accident repair sector.
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What can I do with a qualification in Automotive?
Vehicle technicians, mechanics and electricians
- Repairs and services air conditioning, heating and engine-cooling systems.
- Installs additional electrical amenities such as radio/CD players, aerials.
- Checks condition of electrical/electronic systems and carries out servicing tasks.
- Diagnoses faults in electrical/electronic circuitry, removes faulty components and fits replacements.
- Carries out routine maintenance checks on oil and air filters, brakes and other vehicle parts/systems.
- Reassembles, tests, adjusts and tunes the appropriate parts, systems or entire engine.
- Removes, dismantles, repairs and replaces defective parts and prepares new parts using appropriate tools.
- Visually checks, test drives or uses test equipment to diagnose engine and mechanical faults.
Median Salary£25,953 View more
Vehicle body builders and repairers
- Positions, secures and repairs external fittings including windows, doors, door handles, catches and roof attachments.
- Installs and repairs interior fittings including seats, seatbelts and fascia in cars, sinks and special features in caravans and mobile shops.
- Hammers out dents in bodywork, fills in small depressions or corroded areas in solder, plastic or other filler compound and replaces body panels using hand and power tools.
- Repairs damage to chassis and engine mountings using hydraulic rams, jacks and jigs.
- Selects, cuts, shapes and assembles materials to form parts of vehicle underframe, framework and body.
- Diagnoses job requirements or ascertains work specifications from drawings or instructions.
Median Salary£24,160 View more
Care Workers and Home Carers
- Liaises with professional staff in carrying out care plans etc.
- Monitors service users.
- Undertakes light cleaning and domestic duties including meal preparation as required.
- Helps with daily activities such as letter writing, paying bills, collecting benefits.
- Provides interest and activities to stimulate and engage the service user.
- Generally assists with service users.
- Serves meals to service users at table or in bed, and assists with feeding if required.
- Assists and enables service users to dress, undress, wash, use the toilet and bathe.
Median Salary£19,742 View more
Vehicle and Parts Salespersons and Advisers
- Orders new supplies, arranges storage and updates stock records.
- Organises delivery of parts and handles payment.
- Obtains parts from store or orders from suppliers.
- Receives orders for parts by phone, email or in person and checks availability on stock record.
- Updates stock record, orders new vehicles from manufacturer, buys in used cars.
- Carries out pre-delivery inspection and formal hand-over of vehicle to customer.
- Negotiates sale price including any ‘trade-in’ and extra accessories, works out finance arrangements and completes sales paperwork.
- Discusses customer.