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What this apprenticeship teaches you

The Vehicle Body Repair and Alignment apprenticeship gives prospective body repair and alignment technicians the necessary skills and knowledge to be in the role of an automotive technician.

Examples of the units covered are:

  • Identify and rectify motor vehicle body misalignment
  • Motor vehicle body MIG/MAG welding operations
  • Motor vehicle body resistance spot welding operations
  • Motor vehicle body MIG brazing operations
  • Reducing risks to health and safety
  • Maintaining working relationships
  • Using of hand tools and equipment in motor vehicle engineering
  • Remove and replace motor vehicle body panels
  • Repair major motor vehicle exterior body panels

Why choose this apprenticeship

The Vehicle Body Repair and Alignment apprenticeship is great for employers, helping businesses build a stronger, more confident workforce equipped with greater skills.

This apprenticeship can be government-funded and is designed for candidates who do not hold a formal qualification.

How the apprenticeship works

When studying a motor vehicle qualification, the apprentice will be assessed and reviewed regularly to ensure apprentices achieve the required skills to successfully complete their apprenticeships.

Candidates are expected to complete their apprenticeships within 36 months.

How the assessment works

Apprentices are assessed through practical observations both in the workplace and at GTG Training. They'll also complete online tests and be expected to submit job card evidence. Apprentices also complete vocational training in the workplace and will attend GTG Training's purpose-built motor vehicle workshop on a block-release basis for underpinning knowledge and practical testing.

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