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Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

National ID: AUR32416 | State ID: BAB9

 

Are you ready to give vehicles back their shine?

When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing 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 applying and restoring exterior paint, colour matching, preparing surfaces for refinishing, touch-up techniques, repairing panels with filler, using spray booths, rust prevention and sound deadening, and workplace safety and health.

South Metro 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.

The Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing 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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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

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

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
Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfacesAURVTP006AWZ49
Clean vehicle body and door openingsAURVTN008AWZ87
Clean vehicle interior trimAURVTT008AWZ13
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceAURAEA002AXE88
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceAURASA002AXE64
Prepare vehicles for customer useAURVTA001AXA09
Remove paint from vehicle painted surfacesAURVTP001AWZ55
Group 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfacesAURVTP020AWZ35
Interpret and apply automotive repair instructionsAURAFA008AXE79
Mask vehicle panels and componentsAURVTP002AWZ53
Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishingAURVTP013AWZ42
Restore vehicle body exterior paintAURVTP021AWZ51
Touch up minor vehicle paintwork damageAURVTP007AWZ48
Group 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codesAURVTP004AWZ52
Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body componentsAURVTP005AWZ50
Apply solid acrylic two-pack materials to vehicle componentsAURVTP011AWZ44
Inspect vehicle paint, trim and accessories and recommend repair proceduresAURVTA003AXA10
Match direct gloss solid paint colour on vehicles or componentsAURVTP015AWZ40
Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipmentAURVTP010AWZ46
Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for useAURVTP003AWZ54
Rectify and touch up vehicle direct gloss paint faults using two-pack systemsAURVTP016AWZ39
Group 4
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply clear over base two-pack refinishing materials to vehicle body componentsAURVTP023AWZ34
Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair proceduresAURVTN032AWZ65
Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfacesAURVTP019AWZ37
Rectify and touch up vehicle paint faults using clear over base two-pack systemsAURVTP017AWZ38
Repair vehicle body panels using fillerAURVTN016AWZ80
Group 5
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply clear over base multi-layer and pearl refinishing materials to vehicle body componentsAURVTP024AWZ33
Apply water-based refinishing materials to vehicle bodies and substratesAURVTP025AWZ32
Colour match multi-layer and clear over base two-pack paints on vehicles and componentsAURVTP014AWZ41
Rectify vehicle multi-layer and pearl paint faults using two-pack systemsAURVTP018AWZ36
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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