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Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology

National Course Code: AUR32116


The nationally accredited Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology equips you with the skills to become a panel beater and impress clients with your repair and restoration techniques whether it be a 71 HQ Monaro or a modern day SUV.


Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions
  • Follow safe work practices in an automotive workplace
  • Use and maintain panel beater tools and equipment
  • Remove and store vehicle body components
  • Repair vehicle chassis and frames
  • Apply original manufacturer specifications

You may also choose to specialise in vehicle body restoration, or heavy vehicle body and chassis repair.


Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • A passion for automotive restoration
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Multi-tasking between automotive projects
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised trade qualification
  • Eligibility to apply for your Automotive Body Repair (Panel Beater) Licence

Career opportunities:

  • Automotive body repair technician
  • Heavy vehicle body and chassis repair technician
  • Vehicle body restoration technician
  • Panel beater
  • Workshop manager


Take your career to the next level with the TAFE NSW:

  • Certificate IV in Mechanical Technology
  • Certificate III in Business


The automotive boom continues to provide exciting employment opportunities for vast areas of the industry. The increased time, money and investment people are putting into vehicles ensures you will be highly sought after once completing this course. You will be equipped to meet high client expectations and deliver excellent results to damaged or restored automotive vehicles.


This course is currently available at 6 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Day

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Glendale - Apprenticeship: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,900.00
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 3 Years

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