DIY Restoration Panelbeating - Advanced


This panel fabrication course is the second level of the DIY restorative panel beating programme. At this level you'll focus on learning how to form a range of body panel shapes using motor body panel forming machinery. Several different shaped body panels will be fabricated. Before taking this course, we advise that you complete WPAN100.

You will learn the following skills:

  • Correct and safe use of folder and attachments, rollers, power hammers and attachments, jenny swagger and spot welder.
  • Blocking and wheeling panels.
  • Oxygen acetylene and MIG welding specific to joining panels.

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Please note: You may be charged a portion of the Compulsory Student Services Fee that supports our services available to students. For full information on the Compulsory Student Services Fee, visit fees and finance.

How to apply

To apply for one of our short courses, fill in a copy of the application form, available here, and email to or mail to Enrolment Centre, Ara Institute of Canterbury, PO Box 540, Christchurch Mail Centre.

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