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Course Info

Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

National Course Code: AUR32416

Overview

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology gets you job-ready for specialising in refinishing, repairing and maintaining painted surfaces on a range of automotive vehicles, motorcycles, marine craft, aircraft, caravans and more.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Interpret and apply repair instructions
  • Prepare substrates, including removing paint and masking panels
  • Prepare spray painting equipment
  • Apply colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codes
  • Apply refinishing primers

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Confidence to work in a team or unsupervised
  • Maintain high quality work
  • Communication and problem-solving skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at certificate III level

Career opportunities:

  • Vehicle spray painter/refinishing technician
  • Vehicle refinishing technician heavy vehicle and industry

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate III in Automotive Glazing Technology
  • Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology

This course is superseded.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.

Locations

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

Course details

People who are successful in this industry display:

  • Self-motivation with a strong work ethic
  • A creative and design-oriented eye
  • Attention to detail
  • A positive and results-driven attitude
  • A passion for the automotive industry and vehicles

Your progress in the course will be assessed through a broad range of methods including practical demonstration and oral/written questioning.

  • Begin your study with the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology , which can be a stand-alone qualification enabling you to become a tradepersons assistant in the automotive body repair industry, or can be a starting point on your pathway to further study, as it comprises of 13 units of the next level course.
  • Expand your core capabilities and develop a broad knowledge base with the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology, which focusses more on vehicle damage and repair, or the Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology, which concentrates your expertise on spray painting refinishing techniques.

Your progress in the course will be assessed through a broad range of methods including practical demonstration and oral/written questioning.

At TAFE NSW, we want you to walk into the Automotive industry with confidence. We understand the importance of practicing your skills in authentic workplace scenarios. Projects where you will practice your refinishing techniques will include:

  • Automotive vehicles
  • Motorcycles
  • Marine craft
  • Aircraft
  • Caravans

CAMPUS FACILITIES AND SUPPORT

TAFE NSW offers you a range of on-campus study environments - industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and student experience.

Be supported

Here at TAFE NSW we support your education and we also support you.

Reach out, were here to help.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

The course prepares you primarily for a career as an Automotive Refinishing Technician in the automotive body repair industry. Areas of specialisation include vintage and/or custom vehicle restoration, airplanes, trains and marine craft.

The skills learned during this course are applicable to multiple industries where spray paint application techniques are used, though the demand for workers in the automotive industry will always be high because of consistent damage to vehicles and necessary repairs. You will master the nuances of a hands-on craft which cannot be replicated robotically.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • Full Time, Part Time Day
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Campbelltown (Apprenticeship): Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 15 Jul 2021
  • Duration: 2.5 Years

Glendale (Apprenticeship): Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 3 Years

Ultimo, Main Campus (Apprenticeship): Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 19 Jul 2021
  • Duration: 3 Years

Wagga Wagga - Apprenticeship - Non Apprenticeship: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 3 Years

Wollongbar (Apprenticeship): Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 3 Years

Wollongong - Apprenticeship: Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 3 Years

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