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Body Technician Level 4

Aliases: Denter, Body Man, Automotive Body Man, Body Technician, Automotive Body Repairman, Repair Technician, Automotive Body Repairer, Body and Frame Man

Industry/Sector(s): Automotive


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks an Body Technician Level 4 is expected to perform include:

  • Assessing the vehicles responsibly to identify the repair needs
  • Estimating the cost and time needed to complete the repair process
  • Following through with the manufacturer’s repair procedures
  • Overseeing the team members for efficient monitoring of work
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 3, 4
  • It is a field job
  • Needs to handle a team of Junior Mechanics, Assistants and others
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time job is not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be 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 Technician Level 4 (programme aligned to ASC/Q 1405 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of the standard operating procedures of the organization
  • Proficiency in the assessment of the degree of damage to the vehicle chassis and body
  • Skilled in identifying repair or replacement needs
  • Skilled in carrying out the repairs and replacements for required body parts
  • Complete knowledge of metal corrosion on structural panels and moving components
  • Familiarity with the planning and organizing of work to meet expected outcomes
  • Effective in maintaining a healthy, safe and secure working environment
  • Ability to stay abreast with the latest technological advancements
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • On-the-job training is optional for ASDC Automotive Body Technician Level 4 certificate holders or ITI diploma holders
  • Compulsory on-the-job training for candidates with any other qualification apart from ASDC Automotive Body Technician Level 4 certificate or ITI diploma
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Hardworking and persistent
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Bharat Sevak Samaj Community College
    http://www.bsscommunitycollege.in/contactus.asp

     
  • The Automobile Society India
    http://automobilesociety.ac.in/

     
  • ITIs across India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
  • http://www.bssve.in/

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/SYL_Mechanic_Motor_vehicle_08_06_14(2).pdf

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 2

Body Technician Level 4 → Car or Frame Mechanic or Technician(General) → Progression to other jobs

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For new entrants - Rs 12,500 to Rs 31,000 per month
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 31,000 to Rs 61,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Some organizations hire new enrants too

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Service centres and dealerships
  • Automobile manufacturers
  • Small service centres and repair shops
KEYWORDS 
  • Automotive Body Technician
  • Car Mechanic
  • Car Body Repairer
  • Car Frame Mechanic
  • Car Frame Repairer
  • Body Repairer
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157231.0104Body Technician Level 4
ISCO 20087231Motor Vehicle Mechanics and Fitters
NIC 200845200Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles
QP ReferenceASC/ Q 1405Automotive Body Technician Level 4
NSQFLevel 4Not Available
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