Course Start Date
8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
Start your career as a vehicle refinishing technician. Learn the skills you need to paint, refinish, repair and maintain painted surfaces on automotive and recreational vehicles, aircraft and marine craft.
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 and final finish top coats
- Perform detailing
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- 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 in general
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A trade-level qualification that allows you to apply for a Motor Vehicle Tradesperson Certificate as a vehicle painter
- Spray painter
- Vehicle refinishing technician
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
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a part time, on campus course. You must attend approximately 8 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 1 day a week for 2 years.
Industry Existing Workers.
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
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 Monday from 8.00am to 4.30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
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?
All students to purchase their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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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
|AURTTK102||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURVTN116||Repair vehicle body panels using filler|
|AURVTP005||Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURAFA108||Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions|
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURVTP002||Mask vehicle panels and components|
|AURVTP006||Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces|
|AURVTP019||Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces|
|AURVTP020||De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces|
|AURVTP101||Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces|
|AURVTP103||Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use|
|AURVTP104||Apply basic colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codes|
|AURVTP110||Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment|
|AURVTP113||Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing|
|AURVTP114||Colour match multi-layer and clear over base two-pack paints on vehicles and components|
|AURVTP115||Match direct gloss solid paint colour on vehicles or components|
|AURVTP117||Rectify and touch up vehicle paint faults using clear over base two-pack systems|
|AURVTP123||Apply clear over base two-pack refinishing materials to vehicle body components|
|AURVTP124||Apply clear over base multi-layer and pearl refinishing materials to vehicle body components|
|AURVTP125||Apply water-based refinishing materials to vehicle bodies and substrates|
|AURAFA002||Read and respond to automotive workplace information|
|AURVTA001||Prepare vehicles for customer use|
|AURVTN005||Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles|
|AURVTN135||Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs|
|AURVTP111||Apply solid acrylic two-pack materials to vehicle components|
|AURVTP112||Apply air dry and polyurethane refinishing materials|
|AURVTP116||Rectify and touch up vehicle direct gloss paint faults using two-pack systems|
|AURVTP118||Rectify vehicle multi-layer and pearl paint faults using two-pack systems|
|AURVTP128||Carry out custom painting techniques to vehicle body panels|
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.
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