Home | Study Area | Automotive

Automotive

Industry icon: 

Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

National ID: AUR32416 | State ID: BAB9

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.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

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

All year round

Carlisle - RPL non apprentice

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

All year round

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 1

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When Semester 1
Where Carlisle
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Apply now
Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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

National ID: AUM20218 | State ID: AB70

Are you revved up for a body building career?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production - Bus, Truck and Trailer (Vehicle Body Building Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice vehicle body builder.

You will have the following skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry: 

Job opportunities

Study pathway

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

Semester 1

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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

National ID: AUM30218 | State ID: BEE4

This qualification will provide you with skills and knowledge used in the automotive manufacturing (bus, truck and trailer) sector. You will learn skills in preparing materials for fabrication using jigs/fixtures and manual processes, conducting mechanical cutting operations, performing various types of welding operations, mounting and assembling components and modifying or rectifying chassis/frame and associated components. You will also learn to contribute to workplace relationships and processes, provide customer service and participate in improving workplace productivity.

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

All year round

Thornlie - Part time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

All year round

Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 24 months
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT90

Are you looking for a spark to ignite your career?

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.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, controlling systems, and workplace safety and health.
   

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

All year round

Thornlie - Part Time-Classroom-Apprentice-Drilling

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship-Weld

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

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

All year round

Thornlie - Part Time-Classroom-Apprentice-Drilling

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship-Weld

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Surface Finishing)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WA86

Gain options to work in the surface preparation and coating industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, plant construction and maintenance, defence and site maintenance.

This qualification covers surface preparation, including blasting and high pressure jetting, protective coating applications, welding and surface testing.
   

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

All year round

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Apply now
Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

All year round

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 semesters
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical-Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA48

Are you geared up for a big career working with the big gear?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical - Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprentice.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry working on: 

Job opportunities

Study pathway

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

Semester 1

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Round 1 and Round 2 applications have closed. Apply now to express your interest in any remaining places. 

Semester 2

Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Express your interest in remaining places in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.