Vehicle Accident Repair (SCQF VRQs) (4391)

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2014
If you want a career in the motor industry you need training, and the best place to start is by taking one of our SCQF VRQs in Vehicle Accident Repair which will help you develop the skills and the knowledge required to become a qualified professional in the motor industry.

Whether you want to start your first body workshop job or to progress to a role where you supervise a team of people in a small family-run operation, or a main dealer or even one of the largest manufacturers, we have the qualification for you!.
The SCQF VRQs in Vehicle Accident Repair are aimed at anyone interested in starting or developing a career in the motor industry. You do not need any previous experience or need to be in a current work placement. Most of the time these qualifications are taught in a college or training provider and learning is by doing rather than writing lots of notes.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You will develop skills such as how to:
• Carry Out Minor Repairs to Motor Vehicle Exterior Body Panels
• Remove and Replace Exterior Motor Vehicle Body Panels Including Permanently Fixed Components
• Carry Out Vehicle Body Panel Major Repairs
• Establish Paint Defects

The qualifications combine essential underpinning knowledge with practical learning. Assessment will be carried out by performing practical tasks, oral/written questioning and online tests.

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.

SQCF Level 6
You've probably got an SQCF Level 5 qualification in motor vehicle maintenance, or have lots of knowledge and practical experience. You're interested in moving on to a more responsible role.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of motor vehicle maintenance and repair roles, including:

  • Panel technician
  • Senior panel technician
  • Paint technician
  • Senior paint technician.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

For some options you'll need to simulate a workplace where learners can demonstrate skills to diagnose faults and repair vehicles.

For centres already approved to offer the VRQs in Automotive Body and Paint (4101), no further steps are needed.

Automatic approval will be given to offer the SCQF VRQs in Vehicle Accident Repair at the same level and area of their current 4101 provision and you will be able to register immediately.

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

SCQF 5

This level will suit you if you are preparing for or just starting out a career in automotive accident repair and looking to gain or develop relevant knowledge and practical skills. The qualifications available at this level are:

• Diploma in Accident Repair Body Principles
• Diploma in Accident Repair Paint Principles

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

• Panel Technician
• Paint Technician

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Body Principles at SCQF Level 5 (4391-12)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2016

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Body Principles at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: R16804 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: 30/06/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles at SCQF Level 5 (4391-22)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2016

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles at SCQF Level 5

  • Accreditation No: R17004 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: 30/06/2018 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

SCQF 6

This level is ideal if you are looking to build on your existing knowledge of automotive accident repair and further develop your practical skills. The qualifications available at this level are:

• Diploma in Accident Repair Body Principles
• Diploma in Accident Repair Paint Principles

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

• Senior Panel Technician
• Senior Paint Technician

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Body Principles at SCQF Level 6 (4391-13)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2016

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Body Principles at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: R16904 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: 30/06/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles at SCQF Level 6 (4391-23)

Last Registration Date: 30 Jun 2016

Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles at SCQF Level 6

  • Accreditation No: R25904 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: SCQF This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 83 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: 30/06/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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