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Vehicle Damage Assessment (Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3)

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Apprenticeship outline

If you’re looking to build on your existing skills, while working on light vehicles (cars and vans) in all types of vehicle refinishing facilities, this programme will give you the advanced technical knowledge you will need.

The programme covers the advanced technical and practical needs for today’s automotive body repair industry.

The learning programme involves studying a range of theory and practical aspects, including the following:

  • Establish and record different types of customers and their needs
  • Establish and record vehicle data
  • Appraise damaged vehicles and estimate repair costs
  • Establish the correct repair methods, vehicle construction and materials
  • Appraise and value vehicles pre-accident condition and correctly categorise vehicle salvage
  • Health and safety

You will also study English and maths.*

English and maths – skills for your future
Employers and universities really value skills in English and maths. So, building on your existing knowledge of these subjects will help you prepare for your future career or further study.
*If you are aged 16-18 and have not yet achieved GCSE English Language and Maths at grade C or above/grade 4 or above don’t worry - we’ll support you with the right lessons to increase your confidence in these essential employability skills.

Enterprise skills
Our courses are designed to help you achieve your ambitions, whether you plan to go on to a higher level of study or start a career. Employability and study skills will be included to help you develop the broad skills required by industry. They will vary from course to course and are designed to meet local and national employer needs.

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Location Attendance Start date

Location:

Ruddington Fields Business Park
Ruddington
Nottingham
NG11 6JZ

Attendance:

No attendance information is currently available.

Start date:

Qualification

Advanced Apprenticeship in Vehicle Damage Assessment

Duration

12-18 months

Level Level 3
Entry requirements
  • You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement
  • You will also need 4 GCSEs at grades A* to C/9 to 4 or equivalent including English Language and Maths and a relevant Level 2 qualification. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Teaching & assessment

For each module you will have to complete course work, written assignments, practical assessments, online tests and work based observations.

Progression
  • Higher apprenticeship or specialist training to further improve your knowledge and skills
  • Career in the automotive body repair industry
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