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Panel Beating

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Panel Beater Level I(197)
Given the relevant equipment, material and training the trainee will be able to repair body panels according to MITB standards.

 

OUTCOMES

TRAINING DURATION

 

  1. Registration and orientation.
  2. Safety procedures and precautions.
  3. Perform:
    1. Simple rust repairs.
    2. Sawing.
    3. Chiselling.
    4. Riveting.
    5. Grinding (power tools).
  4. Operate:
    1. Gas welding.
    2. Braze components.
    3. Cut with Oxy-acetylene.
    4. Mig welding.
    5. Plasma arc metal cutting.
  5. Strip body panels.
  6. Repair body panels.
    1. File and pin.
    2. Shrink.
    3. Apply body filler.
    4. File body filler.

Hours

1
1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vehicle Rust Repairs(386)
Given the relevant tools, equipment, material and training the trainee will be able to repair rust damage on vehicle using glass fibre and body filler.

 

OUTCOMES

TRAINING DURATION

 

  1. Registration and orientation.
  2. Adhere to safety and housekeeping rules.
  3. Remove rust (from affected area).
    1. Cut out rust area.
    2. Braze in new plate.
    3. Spot-weld with gas and brazing.
  4. Apply glass fibre (body filler).
    1. Prepare area
    2. Mix glass fibre and catalist.
    3. Apply glass fibre filler (body filler).
    4. Flatten glass fibre (body filler).
    5. Apply primer to areas.
  5. Apply spot putty.
    1. Flatten spot putty.
  6. Apply primer before colour spraying.
    1. Retouch with handbrush (aerosol).
  7. Cost repairs (quotation):
    1. Use a calculator.
  8. Determine selling price.
  9. Maintain records.

Hours

1

1
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