Diploma, Level 1 (Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 4)


1 year


Aug 2024


  • Automotive


  • Aberdeen Altens Campus

Why take this course?

This entry level course is aimed at those who wish to pursue a career in the repair and refinish of motor vehicles. Students are introduced to bodywork and paintwork principles and techniques.

What you will experience

  • Gain experience using the latest equipment in body repair and refinishing in modern, high tech workshops
  • Work in small groups on a range of vehicles doing real repairs
  • Learn all about the range of techniques used in repair of accident damaged vehicles – body repairs; panel replacements; preparation and application of paints & finishes; welding and bonding
  • Learn about new developments in the motor industry such as use of sensor technologies and their importance in body repair