“Automobile Painter / Tinker Course” in Ceylon German Technical Training Institute.


The need for qualified experts is growing as the car industry develops, particularly in the area of vehicle body painting. This demand is met by the extensive “Vehicle Body Painter” course (Course Code: AP1) offered by the Ceylon German Technical Training Institute.

Course overview

Category      : Part time

Time              :150 hours in length

Requirement: Be above 16 years old, have completed WP1 successfully, or work in the related trade.

Designed for anyone who have an interest in motor vehicle body painting, the course offers a comprehensive grasp of the technique.

Learning Outcomes

The “Vehicle Body Painter” course’s main goal is to give students the knowledge and abilities they need to succeed in the industry. After finishing, participants will be skilled at cleaning surfaces, applying fillers, removing old paint, and painting precisely while matching and blending colors.

Course Content


A: Safety Protocols

When painting vehicles, it is crucial to create a safe and secure work environment. The safety procedures covered in this part lay the groundwork for responsible and safe behavior.

B. Refinishing Tools and Supplies

It is essential to comprehend the instruments and apparatus used in car body painting. This lesson establishes the foundation for practical application by offering insights into a variety of tools and refinishing equipment.

C. Spray Gun Types

a thorough examination of the many kinds of spray guns employed by the sector. To achieve the best results while body painting a vehicle, it is imperative to comprehend the subtle differences between each type.

D. Systems for air drying, pressure control, and compressed air supply equipment

The workings of air drying systems, pressure control, and compressed air supply are covered in detail in this section. Comprehending these facets is essential to attaining accuracy when painting cars.

E. Materials for Sanding

An investigation of various sanding methods and materials—an essential step in priming surfaces for painting.

F. Restoring the Guard Against Corrosion

preserving materials’ longevity with appropriate corrosion prevention techniques, which are essential for a long-lasting finish.

G. Materials for Automotive Refinishing

An overview of the materials used especially for automotive refinishing, a crucial step in the body painting of a car.

H. Materials for Masking

Recognizing how to apply paint precisely and neatly by using masking materials.

I. Computerized Color Mixing & Color Matching

a thorough manual for color matching and the application of computer technology for accurate color mixing.

J. Troubleshooting

giving pupils the knowledge and abilities to recognize and resolve typical problems with car body painting.

K. Providing specifics

The value of detailing while painting a car’s body to get a smooth, expert finish.

Practice in the Workshop – Course Code: WP 1

The institute provides the Workshop Practice course (Course Code: WP 1) as a starting point for those who are new to the workforce or who want to pursue additional vocational training.

Type              : Part-time

Duration        : 150 hours

Requirement : Passed Grade 09

 Overview of the Workshop Practice Course

With a special focus on delivering complete knowledge in numerous crafts, Workshop Practice is ideal for novices as well as those who are keen to receive additional vocational training. Pupils gain a strong grasp of theoretical and practical topics, such as common hand tools, qualities of materials, safety in workshops, and more.

Course Objectives for the Practice Workshop

The development of competent trainees capable of pursuing additional vocational training is the main goal of Workshop Practice. The goal of the course is to give students a comprehensive understanding of workshop procedures and to develop their skill in both theoretical and practical settings.

Course Content for Workshop Practice: A. Safety in the Workshop

It is essential to prioritize safety in a workshop setting. Essential safety procedures are covered in this part, laying the groundwork for safe and responsible behavior.

Overview of Typical Hand Tools and How to Use Them

Any aspirant professional must have a basic understanding of the numerous hand tools used in workshop activities and how to utilize them correctly.

Frequently Used Metals in Fitting Works

An examination of the metals used in fittings gives students knowledge about the characteristics and uses of the materials.

 Using Instruments & Tools for Measuring

Working in a workshop requires precision. The precise use of measuring tools and instruments is the main topic of this lesson.

Principles of Basic Machining

A practical understanding of machining operations through an introduction to basic machining procedures.

General Exercises for Fitting Using Equipment and Hand Tools

Exercises that are practical and incorporate both hand tools and machines to make sure students master a variety of fitting procedures.

Fundamental Gas and Arc Welding Operations

a summary of fundamental welding methods that includes both gas and arc welding procedures.

Maintenance & Grinding of Tools

realizing how crucial tool upkeep and grinding are to extending tool life and achieving peak performance.

The Course Synergy

Students gain a comprehensive understanding of vehicle body painting through the smooth integration of the Workshop Practice and the “Vehicle Body Painter” course. The integration of academic knowledge and practical experience guarantees that graduates are adequately equipped to meet the demands of the workforce.


In conclusion, the Ceylon German Technical Training Institute’s “Vehicle Body Painter” program offers a doorway to a profession brimming with precision, creativity, and limitless opportunities. Students are equipped with the confidence to produce automotive masterpieces and are ready for the difficulties of the industry thanks to the integration of theoretical knowledge and practical experience.