Vehicle Paint Spraying IMI Level 2 Diploma

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Course Overview

This course covers the technical needs for basic repair and preparation procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for vehicle body painters, working on a wide range of vehicles, in all types of garages, dealerships and specialist body paint businesses.

As part of the L2 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles learners will study the following units:

Health and safety in the workplace
Working in the automotive environment
Vehicle paint tools and equipment
Application of fillers and foundation materials
Vehicle paint preparation
Rectifying minor paint defects
Working with plastic materials

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration

Full-Time - 1 Year


Motor Vehicle

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English.

The course is a mixture of practical and theoretical knowledge. Approximately 50% of the work will be classroom based.

The practical element of the course takes place in our fully equipped motor vehicle paint shop, learners are required to provide their own safety footwear and protective overalls.

Successful candidates can progress on to the IMI Level 3 Diploma in Vehicle Accident Repair Paint Principles or onto an apprenticeship.

The programme is based on continuous practical assessment along with completion of a portfolio of evidence. Each unit also includes a written assessment and multi-choice examination.

This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are resident in the UK and the European Economic Area for the last 3 years. (You must be under 19 on 31st August in the calendar year that you start your course).

19+ learners – please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.

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