Steer your career in the right direction and gain the skills to become a qualified manufacturer of a wide range of caravans, camper trailers and motor homes. Follow your passion in automotive manufacturing design and always be in demand in this fast-growing industry.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Use power tools
Manual production assembly tasks
Communicate in the workplace
Operate a forklift, fit windows and doors to a recreational vehicle, and fabricate a vehicle chassis and suspension, depending on specialty units
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Qualification as a recreational vehicle repairer
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Be employed in the servicing and repair industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
Have a signed traineeship contract
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in automotive manufacturing design, principles and concepts
A keen eye for detail
Creative thinking skills
An aptitude for practical skills
English and math skills at a year 10 level or equivalent
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Vehicle Body Builders manufacture and repair prototype production units and purpose-built vehicle bodies such as buses, trucks, fire engines and caravans.
Other jobs include: Tradesperson in the recreational vehicle manufacturing industry
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
The Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 22 Units of competency, including 3 core and 19 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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