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Auto Body Repair Technician/Denter Level 3

Aliases: Denter, Body Man, Body Helper, Body Repairer Helper

Industry/Sector(s): Automotive


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Auto Body Repair Technician/Denter Level 3 is expected to perform include:

  • Carrying out repair work on the body/frame of the vehicle
  • Removing major/minor dents from the body
  • Repairing the vehicle body and chassis component
  • Carrying out repairs for metal corrosion on the structural panel
  • Assisting the Body Specialist in denting-related jobs
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 10th
  • Certified training for Body Repair Technician/Denter Level 3 (programme aligned to ASC/Q 1410 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of different tools like wrenches, welding equipment, hand tools, metal cutting guns, etc. and their usage
  • Knowledge of various welding techniques like spot welding, tungsten arc welding, etc.
  • Familiar with appropriate tools required for structural repairs
  • Knowledge of procedures for the measurement of length, depth, angles, etc.
  • Familiar with the procedure for the routine adjustment of measuring equipment
  • Knowledge of how to repair and fix the temporarily attached body parts like doors, bumper, etc.
  • Familiar with various cleaning agents/sprays like de-waxing, detergents, etc.
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Physically fit
  • Manual dexterity
  • Good hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to work in teams
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.sankara.ac.in/polytechnic/Future.aspx?id1=5

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Auto Body Repair Technician/Denter Level 3 → Auto Body Repair Technician/Denter Level 4 → Workshop Supervisor

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For new entrants – Rs 6,000 to Rs 8,000 per month
These figures are indicative and subject to change​ 
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Some organizations hire new entrants too

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Automotive manufacturers
  • Service centres for automotives
  • Local mechanic workshops
KEYWORDS 
  • Denter
  • Car Mechanic
  • Body Man
  • Body Helper
  • Body Repair Technician
  • Body Repairer Helper
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157213.0301Auto Body​ Repair Technician/Denter Level 3
ISCO 20087213Sheet Metal Workers
NIC 200845200Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles
QP ReferenceASC/ Q 1410Auto Body Repair Technician/ Denter Level 3
NSQFLevel 3Not available
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