Course Start Date
20.7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
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 YOUR TALENT
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
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised trade qualification
- Eligibility to apply for your Automotive Body Repair (Panel Beater) Licence
- Automotive body repair technician
- Heavy vehicle body and chassis repair technician
- Vehicle body restoration technician
- Panel beater
- Workshop manager
GROW YOUR CAREER
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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a full time day course. You will need to attend approximately 20.7 hours of class, over 5 days a week, for 3 years.
You may also be required to complete approximately 38.8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research, revision and unsupervised practical activities.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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 Lynda.com)
- 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
Australian Apprenticeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
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:
Personal Protective Equipment - cotton drill overalls, steel capped work books, safety glasses, cotton drill pants and shirt, welding helmet: $180.00
A4 folder and pen: $10.00
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW.
The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.
Find out more: https://www.training.nsw.gov.au/apprenticeships_traineeships/index.html
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|AURVTN035||Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs|
|AURVTW003||Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections|
|AURVTW007||Carry out oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting on vehicle body sections|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURVTN032||Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair procedures|
|AURAFA008||Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions|
|AURVTN020||Remove and replace major welded panels on vehicles|
|AURVTN003||Remove and store vehicle body components|
|AURVTN004||Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components|
|AURVTN023||Repair adhesive bonded structural damage on vehicles|
|AURVTN022||Repair vehicle body misalignment|
|AURVTN016||Repair vehicle body panels using filler|
|AURTTY001||Repair vehicle chassis, frame and associated components|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURVTP005||Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components|
|AURVTN002||Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs|
|AURVTW005||Carry out spot welding|
|AURVTN031||Carry out vehicle sectional repairs|
|AURVTN028||Identify and repair high strength steel vehicle components|
|AURVTA001||Prepare vehicles for customer use|
|AURVTA002||Remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint systems|
|AURETR042||Remove, refit and operate electrical components following body repair activities|
|AURVTN018||Repair and replace vehicle structural damage|
|AURVTN027||Repair vehicle aluminium body panels using filler|
|AURVTN015||Repair vehicle body panels using metal finishing|
|AURVTN019||Repair vehicle structural damage by riveting|
|AURVTN017||Repair vehicle thermoplastic body panels and components|
|AURVTN029||Set up and operate universal vehicle measuring systems|
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.
Frederick Street, Glendale
Phone 131 601
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