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Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology

  • National Course Code: AUR20916
  • TAFE NSW code: AUR20916-01V02-21MTD-214

Location – Mount Druitt


Full Time


On campus

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

22 Hours per week


16 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology builds the technical skills and knowledge you need to work as a Automotive body repair assistant. Challenge yourself and use your repair skills to transform cars and exceed customer expectations.


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

  • Perform a range of basic automotive repair tasks
  • Maintain the body of cars and other vehicles
  • Plann and apply automotive repair techniques
  • Assist in motor vehicle repairs


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • An aptitude for working with your hands
  • Attention to detail
  • Initiative and willingness to continue learning


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Vehicle body repair assistant
  • Vehicle painter assistant
  • Vehicle detailer
  • Vehicle dismantler
  • Window tinter
  • Vehicle trimmer assistant


Expand your opportunities with these further study options:

  • Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology
  • Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology
  • Certificate III in Business

This course is superseded.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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.


There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the automotive repairs industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.


To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Some experience in handling tools and equipment
  • Fitness at an intermediate level to manage the physical demands of the role
  • Good organisational skills and ability to multi-task and respond well to rapid change
  • Passion for all things automotive

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • Have LLN Proficiency. Students will be assessed via RU Ready and assistance provided if required.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • Complete all units in course to a satisfactory level.

Work placement is a requirment of this course.


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course


This is a Full Time face-to-face delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, 3 days a week, for 16 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 4 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 16.1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research, assessment preparation, practice skills and work experience components.

Term 1 attendance will be Tuesday full day, Wednesday 1/2 day + 4hours of unsupervised tasks in the afternoon and Thursday full day.
Term 2 attendance will be Tuesday full day, Wednesday 1/2 day Work placement + 4hours of unsupervised tasks in the afternoon and Thursday full day.


This is a pre-vocational course for unemployed and new entrants.

The course will target skill development to provide students a pathway to an apprentice in the Automotive Body Repair or refinishing industry.
Learners will have little or no previous Autobody experience.

There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.


Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student services. The Student service Centre is open Monday to Friday 8.30am 5pm. Students also have access to teachers both in person and via email.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday from 8 am to 4.30 pm and Wednesday from 8 am to 12 pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.


This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?


You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • Full PPE equipment including long drill pants, long sleeve shirt, safety boots and safety glasses.
  • A4 folder and writing equipment.


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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURAFA002 Read and respond to automotive workplace information
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURAMA001 Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
Elective Units
Number Title
AURTTA002 Assist with automotive workplace activities
AURVTN002 Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs
AURVTP020 De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces
AURVTP002 Mask vehicle panels and components
AURVTP003 Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use
AURVTA001 Prepare vehicles for customer use
AURVTN003 Remove and store vehicle body components
AURVTN016 Repair vehicle body panels using filler

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Mount Druitt
Mount Street & North Parade, Mount Druitt
Phone 131 601

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