Automative Body Repair can be defined as the repair and realignment of damaged and dented panels of the bodywork of motor vehicles by straightening bent frames, remove dents and replacing damaged body parts.
The primary sills that is recognised in this qualification is the ability to understand and apply the relevant theory of automotive body repair and safety systems in order to repair minor dents to a customer’s vehicle to the condition it was in before the damage was received.
After completing this qualification learners will be able to:
– Use and maintain automotive workshop tools and equipment;
– Prepare a vehicle for automative body repair work;
– Repair minor accident damage to vehicles;
– Communicate with peers and teachers in an automotive work context.
Learners should demonstrate a basic understanding of vehicle maintenance such as washing, cleaning and polishing as they are introduced to the automotive body repair industry and exposed to body repair methods using available technology. Learners must be able to demonstrate competence in knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in accordance with automotive body repair standards.