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Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology

National ID: AUR32116 | State ID: BAB7

 

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When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology you'll be ready for a career in the vehicle body repair industry.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including replacing panels and fittings, repairing corroded, thermoplastic, and composite material components, oxy-acetylene and arc welding, thermal cutting, paint-less dent repairs, vehicle body misalignment, chassis, and frame repairs, and workplace safety and health.

South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

The Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

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Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Vehicle repairer
  • Panel beater
  • Smash repairer

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Carlisle
Duration

5 Semester apprenticeship

HowApprenticeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2017 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

Group 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Carry out basic repairs to vehicle body panelsAURVTN038AWZ61
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceAURAEA002AXE88
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceAURASA002AXE64
Remove and store vehicle body componentsAURVTN003AWZ90
Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and componentsAURVTN004AWZ91
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehiclesAURETR025AXD79
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplaceAURTTK002AXA64
Group 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Carry out basic gas metal arc weldingAURVTW009AWY94
Carry out oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting on vehicle body sectionsAURVTW007AWY96
Carry out spot weldingAURVTW005AWY97
Repair vehicle body panels using fillerAURVTN016AWZ80
Repair vehicle body panels using metal finishingAURVTN015AWZ79
Group 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Carry out oxyacetylene brazing of componentsAURVTW002AWY99
Carry out paint-less dent repairs on vehicle body panelsAURVTN013AWZ82
Interpret and apply automotive repair instructionsAURAFA008AXE79
Remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint systemsAURVTA002AXA11
Repair adhesive bonded structural damage on vehiclesAURVTN023AWZ71
Repair corroded vehicle body panels and componentsAURVTN025AWZ67
Repair vehicle aluminium body panels without the use of body fillerAURVTN026AWZ70
Group 4
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairsAURVTN035AWZ62
Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sectionsAURVTW003AWY98
Remove and replace major welded panels on vehiclesAURVTN020AWZ77
Repair vehicle composite material componentsAURVTS004AWZ26
Repair vehicle thermoplastic body panels and componentsAURVTN017AWZ81
Group 5
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Identify and repair high strength steel vehicle componentsAURVTN028AWZ68
Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair proceduresAURVTN032AWZ65
Repair and replace vehicle structural damageAURVTN018AWZ78
Repair vehicle body misalignmentAURVTN022AWZ75
Repair vehicle chassis, frame and associated componentsAURTTY001AXA14
Set up and operate universal vehicle measuring systemsAURVTN029AWZ69
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

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