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Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

National ID: AUR32416 | State ID: BAB9

Gain the skills and knowledge to work in the vehicle body repair industry.  Prepare surfaces for refinishing, and learn how to apply and restore exterior paint.

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Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production - Bus, Truck and Trailer (Vehicle Body Building Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: AUM20218 | State ID: AB70

Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare for a bus, truck and trailer vehicle body building apprenticeship.

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Work placement

Work placement is a requirement for this course

Please be aware that industries and employers have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic which has meant that in some cases it may not be currently possible to place students in a prospective employment opportunity. If that occurs, students will be able to complete training in a simulated workplace on campus.

Job opportunities

   
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

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Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Applications are now open for Semester 1 2021.  

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Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck and Trailer

National ID: AUM30218 | State ID: BEE4

Learn the skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in the automotive manufacturing industry (bus, truck and trailer) sector. Learn how to prepare materials for fabrication, mechanical cutting operations and welding.  

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Job opportunities

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the job role opportunities such as Automotive Manufacturing Technician, Vehicle Body Builder Technician, Coach Builder Technician or progression to a higher level qualification that may lead to gaining employment in a supervisory or management role.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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When All year round
Where Thornlie
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Part Time
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z)

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT90

Gain the skills and knowledge for a career in the heavy plant industry.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Job opportunities

 

  • When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z) you'll be ready for a career in the heavy plant industry.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

  • MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Maintenance), State ID WT47

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship-Welding

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Duration 6 semesters
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Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship-Welding

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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Surface Finishing)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WA86

Work in surface preparation and coating in the resources, marine, plant construction, and defence industries.

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Duration 6 semesters
When All year round
Where Carlisle
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Part Time
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Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

National ID: AUR20218 | State ID: BDQ6

Learn the skills to prepare for an automotive air conditioning apprenticeship.

Prerequisites

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Prerequisites

•             Trade Certificate (Automotive)

•             Current Automotive apprentice ( at least third year)  

You must obtain a Classroom (CL000) OR Trainee (TL000) Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Trainee Licence through the Australian Refrigeration Council before you can attend workshop training at South Metropolitan TAFE. Please allow up to seven days to obtain this. More information can be found at www.arctick.org  

 

Two types of trainee licence are available:  

1) TRAINEE (TL000 REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING TRAINEE LICENCE) For supervised handling of refrigerant in workplace and classroom (preferred). The supervisor must be the holder of a licence that entitles them to engage in work for which the licensee is being trained.  

2) TRAINEE CLASSROOM (CL000 REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING TRAINEE LICENCE – CLASSROOM) For handling of refrigeration in classroom only. Requiring a signed Trainers Declaration – received after enrolment and payment. To handle refrigerant in a classroom setting only. The licensee cannot handle refrigerant outside the classroom setting.   Applying for a licence is done through the Australian Refrigeration Council. 

Work placement

Work placement is a requirement for this course

<p>Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite certain days a week for a number of weeks.</p>

<p> [Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance, arranging PPE, etc] </p>

Important information

The AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology is required to obtain a Refrigerant Handling License. Applying for a licence is done through the Australian Refrigeration Council’s website www.arctick.org.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Study pathway

South Metropolitan TAFE offers all third and fourth year apprentice students who have or are close to completing the AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology or AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, the opportunity to gain the AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

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Kwinana - Part Time-Classroom

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This course is typically available in Semester 2. Applications for this course may open again in May for study in Semester 2, 2021.

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Kwinana - Full Time-Classroom

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