These two stages of tuition provide you with the fast track route to competence. To achieve the objective of the highest level of competence, students must complete the introductory course first or be able to demonstrate comparable skill competence before commencing the advanced course. All course fees are payable in advance at the time of booking.

Courses

Introduction to wheeling and panel making
Advanced Wheeling and panel making

The Level 1 & 2 Introductory courses are aimed at people with some basic panel beating and welding skills, but no experience of wheeling and panel making.

Training exercises: 

  • Teardrop bonnet bulge

  • Domed corner 

  • Vintage mudguard

  • Jaguar E Type lower rear quarter panel 

  • Jaguar XK150 rear wing.

 

Level 1

3 Day Weekend Wheeling Introductory Course. Basics.  

Jag E-Type lower rear quarter                         

Friday-Saturday-Sunday 9.00am – 5.30pm

Level 2

2 weekends 6 days intro course. More subjects covered.

Jag XK150 rear wing       

Friday-Saturday-Sunday 9.00am – 5.30pm

 

OR

 

5 Day introductory course. More subjects covered.
Jag XK150 rear wing                

Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm

Subject areas covered. 

Basic wheeling, malleting, use of shrinker/stretchers, turning flanges, wired edges, swaging, making templates, use of profile gauges, body sweeps/chords.

£499

£899

£799

The Level 3 Advanced course follows on from the introductory course and provides advanced levels of tuition through challenging exercises.

Training exercises: 

  • Jaguar XK150 front and rear wings. In steel or Aluminium

  • AC Cobra front wing in Aluminium 

  • Aston Martin DB5 front wing

  • 1930’s Bentley special front wing.

 

Level 3

2 weekends 6 days Advanced Course. 

Friday-Saturday-Sunday 9.00am – 5.30pm

OR

 

5 Day Advanced Course. 
Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm

Subject areas covered. 

Advanced wheeling builds upon the intro course by introducing more complex wheel tracking techniques. This includes selecting the correct anvil wheel, correct pressure and stance to produce complex multi double curvature bodywork to the highest standards.

£899

£799