Ligwalawala Trade

PDR Training

Ligwalagwala Trade Institute provides Accredited Paint-less Dent Removal Training in South Africa (Paint-less Dent Repair Training)

Ligwalagwala Trade Institute (LTI) Dent Removal program is intense and would reach your average expectation, we provide the most comprehensive PDR courses in South Africa.

  • The course provides basis and PDR understanding and providing you with the necessary skills to perform PDR

You will receive PDR training on:

  • Fenders
  • Side panel repairs
  • Bonnets
  • Door dents
  • Boot lid etc
  • Paint-less Dent Removal Beginner’s Course is 10 Days

The purpose of this module is to take you through the following:

  • Demonstration of knowledge of paint less dent removal
  • Preparing of panels for painless dent removal
  • Removing of dents
  • Application of safety procedures during dent removal
  • Restoration of the work area and completion of documentation process

Notional hours

Every credit in the unit standard is worth plus minus ten notional hours. This module is made up of one unit standard which is made up of 10 credits and should take the average learner approximately 100 hours to complete including the assessments.
Integrated Summative assessment

Purpose of the Summative Assessment

The purpose of the summative assessment is to assess the competence of the learner against the specific outcomes as detailed in the unit standard.

The learner is a trainee automotive body repairer and has completed this qualification as registered on the NQF with SAQA. As the learner worked through the course content he/she was required to complete many learning activities, checklists and formative assessments. These learning activities, checklists and formative assessments are called continuous assessment and forms part of your portfolio of evidence (PoE).

Some continuous assessments are subjective and do not necessary meet national quality standards. The purpose of the formative assessment is to ensure the credibility of the qualification against national standards.

Description of the assessment

The summative assessment is conducted at a specific point in time that is agreed between the learner and the assessor/facilitator. This assessment has two components to cover theories and concepts as well as the practical application thereof.


Upon completion and competence on this course the learner will be awarded a certificate of competence.
To be declared competent against the qualification the learner must obtain a minimum average mark of 50%+ for the theoretical and practical components.