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What this apprenticeship teaches you

The Vehicle Body Repair and Alignment apprenticeship provides prospective body repair and alignment technicians with the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out the role of a modern automotive technician.

Examples of the units covered are:

  • Contributing to housekeeping in motor vehicle environments
  • Reducing risks to health and safety
  • Maintaining working relationships
  • Using of hand tools and equipment in motor vehicle engineering
  • Removing and replacing motor vehicle body panels
  • Repairing major motor vehicle exterior body panels
  • Identifying and rectifying motor vehicle body misalignment
  • Motor vehicle body MIG/MAG welding operations
  • Motor vehicle body resistance spot welding operations
  • Motor vehicle body MIG brazing operations

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.

How the apprenticeship works

When studying a motor vehicle qualification, the apprentice will be assessed on various stages of technology and maintenance, including health and safety, engineering skills, going on to remove and replace body panels, repair major panels, carry out MIG brazing, MIG/MAG welding, spot welding, bonding, aluminium repair and rectify body misalignment.

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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