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Autobody Repair

Autobody Repair in action

Repairing crash damaged vehicles is a craft that not only restores the vehicle to its original look but also fixes its complex mechanical components to strict safety and manufacturing standards.

Autobody Repair could be for you if you like:

  • Fixing things
  • Helping people
  • Things that move
  • Using tools

More about Autobody Repair

When a vehicle has been involved in a collision, it is the job of the autobody repairer to restore it to factory standards and get it back on the road. Every accident is different, so the repairer must be familiar with often-complex mechanical components and how they work.

The autobody repairer needs professional expertise to diagnose the damage to the vehicle and then use a variety of machinery and tools, including welding skills, to make the repair. You need a good knowledge of the range of metals, composites, and plastics used in the manufacture of vehicles in order to restore them to a roadworthy condition.

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Our partners

As well as offering skill specific products from car paint spraying to graphics and health care, 3M also partners with WSI to improve worldwide safety standards. With operations in 65 countries and products sold in nearly 200 countries, 3M has improved the lives of hundreds of millions globally.

Founded in the heart of the Swedish Automotive cluster and growing to become a leading brand, Car-O-Liner is the global leading knowledge and equipment provider for automotive collision assessment and repair, even for the most advanced vehicles. Through our global presence, we are leveraging the collision expertise by partnering with several OEMs to offer high productivity and accuracy when repairing vehicles to the highest standards.

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The WorldSkills Occupational Standard specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.

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