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Accident Repair Technician

Mending damaged vehicles using a range of metalworking and finishing techniques.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

  • apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) and taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before starting this apprenticeship
What apprentices will learn
  • assessing damage and deciding how to repair it

  • using a range of tools

  • smoothing minor dents and filling small holes or rusted areas

  • finishing repairs so they match surrounding areas

  • keeping records of all completed work

Qualifications
  • before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.