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Customise, perfect, apply, protect, beautify. You'll need an eye for detail and strong technical skills. But you'll get an amazing career and a fine-looking result.

Automotive body specialists, might also be known as collision repair technicians or panel-beaters, replace panels and remove dents to make to repair the outside of vehicles so they are a good as new.

Perhaps you love cars but would rather not be under the bonnet? Take that love, throw in a pinch of sales skills, and a TAFE NSW course.

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What job opportunities could am automotive course lead to?

An automotive course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from fixing up cars as a mechanic to making extensive repairs as an automotive electrician.

Qualifications in automotive practices can lead to a job as an motor mechanic, vehicle painter, automotive parts salesperson, heavy vehicle motor technician or motorcycle mechanic. The average weekly salary for a motor mechanic or vehicle painter is $986. 

Whether you're just starting out in your career in the automotive sector, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.

TAFE courses in the area include Automotive Body Repair Technology, Automotive Servicing Technology, Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, Automotive Electrical Technology, Engineering (Mechanical), Mobile Plant Technology and Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology.