ATA was created to help the motor industry keep on top of constant, rapid changes in technology, legislation and working methods, by encouraging and measuring the current competence, knowledge and ability of those working within it. By providing proof of current competence, ATA benefits both individuals and their employers.
The Senior Panel route is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicles typically involved in accidents or similar incident circumstances and have at least three years experience to ensure you are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required to repair and replace body components, including returning vehicle alignment to manufacturer specification and rectifying body shell faults.
The Senior Panel Technician Accreditation will be made up of an online assessment containing 30 questions and the following practical assessments;
ATA 002 Cosmetic panel alignment
ATA 006 MET complex
ATA 029 Panel damage (rectification)
ATA 030 Welded panel section MAG/MIG braise bond rivet
ATA 032 Rectify body shell misalignment (setup meadure adjust)
ATA 034 Aluminium cosmetic panel
ATA 048 Cold filler repair
At the time of taking this assessment you must have a valid BS4872/BS1140 welding certificate