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What this apprenticeship teaches you

The Vehicle Paintwork Repair apprenticeship provides prospective paintwork technicians with the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out the role of a modern vehicle paint technician.

Examples of the units covered are:

  • Contributing to housekeeping
  • Reducing risks to health and safety
  • Maintaining working relationships
  • Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces
  • Establishing defects on motor vehicles
  • Spot repair on motor vehicles
  • Carrying out blend/fade out repair
  • Edge to edge repair
  • Mixing and matching colours for motor vehicles
  • Advanced colour matching for motor vehicles

Why choose this apprenticeship

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

Our Vehicle Paintwork Repair apprenticeships can be government-funded and are 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 on various stages of technology and maintenance, including health and safety and preparing vehicles to be painted after damage. This can include ensuring all parts are stripped from the vehicle in order for it to be painted, preparing relevant areas and adjoining areas for blending paintwork, masking out the vehicle, selecting, etching and priming the area to be treated and nally mixing and matching colour to the rest of the vehicle.

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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