Accident Repair Paint Principles IMI Diploma Level 2

Accident Repair Paint Principles IMI Diploma Level 2

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Learn skills in the preparation of motor vehicles to accept primers and paint finishes. Learn about paint application on all vehicle types at a practical and theory level whilst studying in our modern workshops at the Printworks Campus.

You will work in our industry standard paint facility in our modern workshop, understanding the use of fillers and foundation materials, repairing minor paint defects and understanding the importance of Health & Safety. You'll also spend time learning the theory behind the practical skills you will be learning.

Duration 2 year
Study mode Part Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Printworks
Course code 72991-01
Fee £5000

What you will study

At the end of this course you will have a qualification that will show employers and customers that you have the skills required to carry out paint repairs to paintwork to industry standard.

Successful completion of this course should provide you with a route towards potential employment and access to the level 3 paint courses.

Course themes:

  • Health & Safety
  • Tools and equipment used in vehicle refinishing
  • Applying fillers and foundation materials
  • Preparing metal and pre-painted surfaces
  • Repairing minor paint defects
  • Working with plastic materials and components

How you will be assessed

Practical and theory assessments will be carried out, and you will build an e-portfolio. You will record completion of practical work on the computer as part of your assessments. 

This will include a series of exams to complete your qualification. 

Entry Requirments

Ideally candidates should have achieved minimum GCSE grade 3 (D) or Functional Skills at level 1 in maths and English.

Those applicants who are successful at interview but do not have the required grades will be assessed to determine their ability to achieve functional skills to a level 1 standard.


Duration 2 year

Study mode Eve only 18.00 – 21.00

Start date TBC 

Campus Printworks

Course code Fee £5000

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite