Are you revved up for a career in giving cars their shine?
When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Vehicle Body Painting Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice auto body repairer/painter.
Gain these skills:
- prepare vehicle panels for painting
- removing and repairing panels
- environmental regulations
- workplace safety and health
South Metropolitan TAFE is the only TAFE in WA offering this qualification.
Learn in specialised facilities
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.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
Attendance in class
This course is equivalent to 3 days per week when studied full time across one semester.
159 hours of work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. This will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite during the program depending on the host employer and availability. Work placement will need to be organised on days/times around classes.
Uniforms and workwear requirements:
- Steel cap boots
- cotton drill pants
- cotton blend shirt with collar
What you need for your first day of class
On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen and exercise book) and wear enclosed footwear.
In addition, the above uniform is required to be worn at all classes.
Study options and next steps
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