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Vehicle Accident & Repair (Paint Principles) IMI Level 2 Diploma

This Level 2 qualification covers technical needs for today’s motor vehicle repair industry, including basic body repair techniques and procedures. It provides essential knowledge for the body repairer working on a wide range of vehicles in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body repair shops. Students also gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.


Entry requirements

Students must have successfully completed a Level 1 Vehicle Body Repair course, or show suitable workplace experience.

Course content

This programme will involve studying both the theory and practical aspects of the following topics:

  • Removing and Fitting Non-Welded Non-Structural Body Panels
  • Removing and Replacing Non-Structural Body Panels
  • Repairing Non-Structural Body Panels

Assessment methods

The student’s knowledge is assessed by IMI Awards set practical assessments in a motor vehicle workshop environment, IMI Awards set ‘on-line’ multiple-choice testing and written assessments.

Further study and career options

Students can progress onto Level 3 Vehicle Body Repair Procedures. This Level 2 qualification also prepares technicians for the Body shop Technician Accreditation assessment at Technician level.

Additional information

During this part-time course you will need to attend College for one day a week, with a balance of training being undertaken at the workplace. You will need to provide your own safety equipment for the course, including footwear, overalls and safety goggles. There is an additional cost of £12 for trips/activities and £24 for uniform.

Course Information & How to Apply

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
32 weeks 20/09/2018 Thu 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £1673 Vehicle Technology Centre D1196 Course in progress

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