Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

This VCQ is an integral part of IMI SSC Accident Repair Apprenticeship Framework (Paint Route). Therefore learners (normally aged 16-25) who are keen to build a career in the industry can take this VCQ as part of the Apprenticeship framework.

Entry requirements:

Candidates are required to demonstrate all of the evidence requirements, learning outcomes, assessment criteria through workplace evidence. Full guidance documents and assessment records are supplied by IMI.

Delivery:

This course will be delivered with a mix of theory and practical work.

Assessment:

The knowledge component of this qualification is also independently assessed via online testing. The tests are mapped to each knowledge unit's learning outcomes and assessment criteria to ensure coverage. These tests are marked electronically by the IMI.

Progression:

This VCQ is a fundamental part of IMI SSC Accident Repair Apprenticeship Framework (Body route). When the L2 Apprenticeship is completed, an apprentice can progress to a L3 Advanced Apprenticeship, or broaden their education and training in other ways from this firm base.