Who is it suitable for?
This VRQ covers the technical needs for basic body building techniques and procedures. It provides essential knowledge and skills for the body builder working on a wide range of specialist bodies in body building workshops.
The learning programme involves learners studying both the theory and practical aspects, including:
- understanding of vehicle construction and materials
- removing and fitting body panels, chassis and cab components
- assembling, positioning and installing body parts and components
- joining components using mechanical fixings
- removing and installing electrical units.
Optional units include MAG welding, adhesive bonding and fabricating panels.
Learners will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage.
This qualification also forms the knowledge component (technical certificate) of the IMI SSC Accident Repair Apprenticeship framework (for Body Building). When an apprentice has achieved a L2 Apprenticeship, they can then choose to broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.
Assessment is made up of two components which are set by The IMI:
- Practical tasks
- Online testing
Want to know more?
Please contact an IMI approved centre.
View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications