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Vehicle Damage Assessor — Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)

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

How to book onto this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to

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Vacancy Post Employer/Location Salary
Apprentice Vehicle Damage Assessor
(Closing date: 05/08/2024)
CM23 2TH
£13,312.00 (Annually)
Vehicle Damage Assessor Apprentice - Slough
(Closing date: 31/07/2024)
£18,828.00 (Annually)
Vehicle Damage Assessor Apprentice - Bradford
(Closing date: 01/07/2024)
£18,828.00 (Annually)
Vehicle Damage Assessor Apprentice - Leeds
(Closing date: 01/07/2024)
LS11 5LN
£18,828.00 (Annually)
Study location Emtec at Ruddington Ruddington Fields Business Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JZ

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Start date

You can start this course at any time.


Vehicle Damage Assessor - Level 4


36 months

Level Level 4
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 5 GCSEs at grades A* to C/9 to 4 or equivalent including English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role, such as a relevant Level 3 qualification.

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.

  • Career in the automotive body repair industry