AUR32416 Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology / CRICOS 097415G

The Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develop existing workers who paint, refinish, repair and maintain painted surfaces on a range of automotive vehicles, recreational 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 & chassis repair technician

How will I Be Assessed?

Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will be conducted.

  • Environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Automotive repair instructions
  • Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces
  • Mask vehicle panels and components
  • Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use
  • Basic colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codes
  • Refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces
  • Refinishing
  • Colour match multi-layer and clear over base two-pack paints on vehicles and components
  • Match direct gloss solid paint colour on vehicles or components
  • Vehicle paint faults using clear over base two-pack systems
  • Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces
  • De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces
  • Apply clear over base two-pack refinishing materials to vehicle body components
  • Apply clear over base multi-layer and pearl refinishing materials to vehicle body components
  • Apply water-based refinishing materials to vehicle bodies and substrates
  • Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Prepare vehicles for customer use
  • Inspect vehicle paint, trim and accessories and recommend repair procedures
  • Adhesive attached components on vehicles
  • Vehicle thermoplastic body panels and components
  • Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair procedures
  • Original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs
  • Touch up minor vehicle paintwork damage
  • Vehicle paint drying equipment
  • Air dry and polyurethane refinishing materials
  • Year 10 or equivalent with sound achievement in Math’s and English and/or equivalent to (IELTS Score 5.5 or above).
  • Minimum age of 18 years at time of enrolment.
  • Course Duration: 65 weeks
  • This course is scheduled for 20 hours per week
  • Intakes: January, April, July and October

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40712 Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology or other relevant qualifications.

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