Basic Vehicle Body Repairs (NOCN Level 1)

Course Duration

1 term | £60pp per session

Session Times

09:30am – 11:30am | 12:30pm – 2:30pm


Introduction to Vehicle Valeting (NOCN Level 1).

Our cohorts for this course start in September, in January and again in April (in correspondence with school term dates).

Sessions can be once a week. We can accommodate single students or block bookings from schools, APs, CIC, and Trusts. The maximum number of pupils per group is 6. This course is aimed at Year 8, 9, 10 & 11s.


Learning aims:

Be able to carry out repairs of simple body damage.

  • Select Personal Protective Equipment and vehicle protection appropriate to the task.
  • Follow safe working practices at all times.
  • Select hand tools appropriate to the task.
  • Use hand tools appropriate to the type of repair.
  • Use the correct hand tool techniques to carry out repairs.
  • Clean and store hand tools in line with manufacturers’ recommendations.
  • Use the correct procedures to prepare damaged areas prior to repair.
  • Use the correct techniques and procedures to carry out damage repairs.
  • State techniques used to check a repaired surface.
  • Identify abrasive types, forms and grades required to carry out repairs.
  • Carry out adjustments and maintenance of power tools used.