Vehicle Accident Repair (SVQs) (4311)

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014
The SVQs in Vehicle Accident Repair are practical qualifications that demonstrate your skills on the job, in your own workplace. They can take you from your first body workshop job to a role where you supervise a team of people in a small family-run operation, a main dealer or even one of the largest manufacturers.
The SVQs are for anyone developing a career in the motor industry. You will need a current job or work placement where you can maintain and repair the paint and bodywork of a vehicle. If you don't have a suitable job or work placement, you could do one of our SCQF VRQs in Vehicle Accident Repair (4391).
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed in areas such as specialist repair or specialist finishing in a car bodywork workshop.

You will usually work with your training provider to review your current skills and find the best way to gain new ones to a high standard, perhaps by trying new things at work, or by studying.

You will be assessed at work or in a simulated workplace. For each unit your assessor watches and asks questions as you perform a task. You will also put together a portfolio of evidence of your learning. For some units you will complete an online knowledge test.

Which Level is right for me?

SQCF Level 5
You are new to the motor vehicle industry or preparing for your first job, and want to gain the skills you need to do your job well or get the foundation you need to move on to the next level of qualification.

SCQF Level 6
You've probably got an SQCF Level 5 qualification in vehicle body and paint, or lots of on-the-job experience. You're interested in moving on to a more responsible leadership role.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

On completion of these qualifications you would be able to progress in employment onto the following job roles:

Panel or Paint Technician (level 5)

Senior Panel or Paint Technician (level 6)

Run your own business.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors. You can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards. 
 
To find all the resource requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take this qualification but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

SCQF 5

You are new to the motor vehicle industry or preparing for your first job, and want to gain the skills you need to do your job well or get the foundation you need to move on to the next level of qualification.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of motor vehicle maintenance roles, including:
  • Panel technician
  • Senior panel technician
  • Paint technician
  • Senior paint technician

SVQ 2 in Vehicle Body Repair at SCQF Level 5 (4311-12)

Last Registration Date: 31 May 2016

SVQ 2 in Vehicle Body Repair at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: GD0422 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/05/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SVQ 2 in Vehicle Paintwork Repair at SCQF Level 5 (4311-22)

Last Registration Date: 31 May 2016

SVQ 2 in Vehicle Paintwork Repair at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: GD0622 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/05/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SCQF 6

You've probably got an SQCF Level 5 qualification in vehicle body and paint, or lots of on-the-job experience. You're interested in moving on to a more responsible leadership role.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of motor vehicle maintenance roles, including:
  • Panel technician
  • Senior panel technician
  • Paint technician
  • Senior paint technician

SVQ 3 in Vehicle Body Repair and Alignment at SCQF Level 6 (4311-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 May 2016

SVQ 3 in Vehicle Body Repair and Alignment at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: GD0523 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/05/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SVQ 3 in Vehicle Paintwork Repair at SCQF Level 6 (4311-23)

Last Registration Date: 31 May 2016

SVQ 3 in Vehicle Paintwork Repair at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: GD0723 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 30/05/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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