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.
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.
- prepare vehicle panels for painting
- removing and repairing panels
- environmental regulations
- workplace safety and health
In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.
- enjoyment of practical work using manual hand tools
- an eye for detail and good hand-eye coordination
- good problem solving skills
- good vision and hearing
- good communication skills, including customer service skills
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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.
Important COVID-19 update
Because this course includes work placement in a Group 1 or Group 2 industry according to the State Government mandatory vaccination policy, you will need to be vaccinated according to the Group 1 or Group 2 dates, or you may not be able to successfully complete the course. For more information visit the COVID-19 updates page.