Certificate III Automotive Body Repair Technology AUR32112 (CRICOS 091219E)
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain the body of cars, heavy vehicles and other vehicles in the automotive industry.
Job roles related to this qualification include Vehicle body repair technician, Vehicle body restoration technician, Heavy vehicle body and chassis repair technician.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate.
This course can be studied 15 hours face to face and 5 hours online/distance per week.
Offered over 2 days per week to enable you more flexibility.
Course duration is 12 months, full-time study (includes 44 teaching weeks & 8 weeks Holidays depending on the date you commence your study). This course has 3 study periods of 15 weeks each approximately. As this training is competency based, completion dates can vary from student to student however cannot exceed the nominal duration.
Can I apply?
Year 10 or equivalent with sound achievement in Maths and English (IELTS Score 5.5 or above). Should you not meet the IELTS score of 5.5 you must undertake a minimum of 6 months English Language Studies at OCT or another reputable English college.
Minimum age of 18 years at time of enrolment.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
Credit transfers may be available into related certificate III courses. Further opportunities in the automotive industry may include certificate IV or diploma courses.
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.
What will I study – Course Outline
|Code||Unit of Competence||C/E|
|AURAFA3008||Read and apply automotive repair instructions||C|
|AURASA2002||Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace||C|
|AURETR3025||Test, charge and replace batteries||C|
|AURTTK2002||Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment||C|
|AURTTY3001||Repair chassis, frame and associated components||C|
|AURVEN3002||Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive body repair industry||C|
|AURVTN2003||Carry out pre-repair vehicle body operations||C|
|AURVTN2004||Remove, replace and realign bolt-on panels, sections and fittings||C|
|AURVTN3016||Repair body panels incorporating filler||C|
|AURVTN3020||Replace major welded panels||C|
|AURVTN3022||Repair vehicle body misalignment||C|
|AURVTN3023||Remove and replace adhesive bonded panels and structures||C|
|AURVTN3035||Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures||C|
|AURVTN4032||Determine vehicle damage and recommended repair procedures||C|
|AURVTW2003||Carry out gas metal arc welding procedures||C|
|AURVTW2007||Conduct oxy-acetylene, thermal heating and cutting||C|
|AURVTW2005||Carry out spot welding procedures||E (A)|
|AURVTN2005||Remove and fit protector mouldings, transfers and decals||E (A)|
|AURVTN3015||Repair body panels using metal finishing techniques||E (A)|
|AURVTN3017||Repair body panels and thermoplastic components||E (A)|
|AURVTN3018||Repair and replace structural damage by welding||E (A)|
|AURVTN3026||Repair aluminium body panels (filling)||E (A)|
|AURVTN3031||Conduct major sectional repairs||E (A)|
|AURVTN2002||Carry out panel repairs||E (A)|
|BSBWOR301B||Organise personal work priorities and development||E|
|AURETR2012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||E|
|AURVTG3010||Remove and install movable body glass||E|
|AURVTT3010||Remove and replace vehicle head lining||E|
|AURVTN2006||Remove and replace mechanical units and assemblies||E|
|AURVTA2001||Prepare vehicle, components and equipment for customer use||E|