Autobody Repair


WorldSkills UK competitions focus on all the essential requirements for a successful career as a body repair technician in the automotive industry.

The competition has been designed to reflect the work role of an automotive body repairer, including skills such as time management, planning and problem solving. The competition consists mainly of practical work around whole and part panel replacement and repair, welding, vehicle body alignment, bonding and fixing techniques.

Tasks may include projects from any of the following:

  • brazing and welding
  • metal repair techniques
  • panel fill procedures
  • whole panel replacement
  • part panel replacement
  • vehicle realignment


This competition is run at Skills Competition Wales and WorldSkills UK level.

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