AUR40712- Certificate IV Automotive Body Repair Technology

Take the next step even further in your career in management with Oceania College of Technology’s Advanced Diploma of Management.This qualification covers the skills and knowledge to become a Master Technician within the automotive body repair and refinishing sector. The range of technical skills and knowledge is proficient and leadership and supervision of others is expected. This qualification is a post-trade level qualification in the automotive body repair industry.

Career Opportunities

It is designed for a Master Technician covering a range of specialised functions in the body repair industry.

workshop manager or master technician workshop manager or master technician
workplace loss assessor adviser and or estimator workplace loss assessor adviser and or estimator
workplace technical adviser for panel and paint workplace technical adviser for panel and paint

How will I be assessed?

You are required to be assessed in this program, to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge set out in the competency standards/modules. Assessment may include a combination of written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will be informed in advance about the assessment procedure and criteria. There will also be opportunity for appeal and reassessment and you will be provided with this information.


Course Duration

The nominal duration to complete qualification is 12 months full time. As this training is competency based, completion dates can vary from student to student however cannot exceed the nominal duration.


Can I apply?

Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology are required to have completed an automotive Certificate III in one of the following disciplines, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

  • AUR32112 Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • AUR32212 Certificate III in Automotive Glazing Technology
  • AUR32312 Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology
  • AUR32412 Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology



What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate IV Automotive Body Repair Technology. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.



What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50112 Diploma of Automotive Management, or other relevant qualifications related to leadership and supervision.

Study Options:

Option 1: Workplace Based

Our Trainer Assessor will conduct all teaching and assessment at your place of work, this is available to both Appreciates and Full Fee students. Please note: If your workplace doesn’t have the required scope of work for a particular unit of competency we can conduct the training and assessment at our campus.


 Option 2: Classroom Training

All your learning and assessment for each of the units is delivered in a classroom environment with other students (classroom training requires a minimum of 5 students).


 Option 3: Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you’ve had lots of experience in this industry (or similar), you may be eligible for RPL.


Recognition of Prior Learning means that you don’t require the training but rather you need to be assessed on each unit. You will need to draw on all of your past experiences so that you can demonstrate that you have already acquired the knowledge and skills.

Course Units

Code Unit of Competence C/E
AURAEA4004 Manage environmental compliance in an automotive workplace C
AURAMA4005 Manage complex customer issues C
AURANN4001 Prepare a vehicle repair quotation C
AURVNA005 Inspect quality of vehicle repair work C
AURVTN3035 Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures C
AURVTN4032 Determine vehicle damage and recommended repair procedures C
BSBREL402A Build client relationships and business networks E
BSBWHS401A Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements E
AURVTN3015 Repair body panels using metal finishing techniques E
AURVTN3017 Repair body panels and thermoplastic components E