Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Apprenticeship)

cert III auto body repair tech app
Course Code
AUR32112 (Expression of interest)
Course Type
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
Course Level
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
Department
Automotive
Course Location
Yallourn
Course Duration
Part Time: 3 years
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
Study Modes
Part Time (Day)
Enquiries

Automotive Department
Phone: (03) 5127 0253
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: duncant@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

GippsTAFE has submitted applications to ASQA with the intention of delivering these courses/qualifications in 2014

The Yallourn workshop at GippsTAFE has been awarded two gold stars by the Institute for Trade Skills Excellence which means the quality of the training is among the highest in Australia.

This course is designed for students undertaking an apprenticeship in panel beating and has the flexibility for students to enrol in the whole course or in individual units. It will provide students with the qualification required to work in the Automotive industry as a panel beater.

This course will equip students with the knowledge and skills required by panel beaters including aspects such as vehicle re-alignment, welding, repair of body panels, sectional repairs and brazing procedures.

GippsTAFE is recognised by the Institute for Trade Skills Excellence as one of Australia’s leading automotive training providers. Undertaking your training with GippsTAFE will give you a nationally recognised qualification from a respected training organisation.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Panel Beater
  • Insurance Assessor
  • Vehicle Painter
  • Vehicle Body Builder

Entry Requirements

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Currently undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship or working in the field.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Assessment includes assignments and self paced workshop activities.

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?

Yes.

Course Structure

UNIT CODE UNIT HOURS
CORE UNITS (16)
Common – Foundation Skills
AURAFA3008 Read and apply automotive repair instructions 20
Common – Health and Safety
AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace 20
Electrical – Technical – Electrical and Electronic
AURETR3025 Test, charge and replace batteries 15
Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Tools and Equipment
AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment 20
Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Chassis and Frame
AURTTY3001 Repair chassis, frame and associated components 80
Vehicle Body – Environment – Body
AURVEN3002 Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive body repair industry 25
Vehicle Body – Technical – Body
AURVTN2003 Carry out pre-repair vehicle body operations 20
AURVTN2004 Remove, replace and realign bolt-on panels, sections and fittings 90
AURVTN3016 Repair body panels incorporating filler 35
AURVTN3020 Replace major welded panels 50
AURVTN3022 Repair vehicle body misalignment 50
AURVTN3023 Remove and replace adhesive bonded panels and structures 40
AURVTN3035 Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures 20
AURVTN4032 Determine vehicle damage and recommended repair procedures 40
Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering
AURVTW2003 Carry out gas metal arc welding procedures 30
AURVTW2007 Conduct oxy-acetylene, thermal heating and cutting 20
SPECIALIST ELECTIVE UNITS
Group A: Vehicle Body Repair
Vehicle Body – Technical
AURVTA3002 Remove and replace supplementary restraint systems 20
Vehicle Body – Technical – Body
AURVTN2002 Carry out panel repairs 40
AURVTN2005 Remove and fit protector mouldings, transfers and decals 15
AURVTN3015 Repair body panels using metal finishing techniques 35
AURVTN3017 Repair body panels and thermoplastic components 30
AURVTN3018 Repair and replace structural damage by welding 30
AURVTN3019 Repair and replace structural damage by riveting 30
AURVTN3026 Repair aluminium body panels (finishing) 30
AURVTN3027 Repair aluminium body panels (filling) 30
AURVTN3028 Identify and repair high strength steel components 40
AURVTN3029 Set up and operate universal measuring systems 20
AURVTN3031 Conduct major sectional repairs 80
Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering
AURVTW2005 Carry out spot welding procedures 20
Group B: Vehicle Body Restoration
Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering
AURTTW2001 Carry out soft soldering techniques 20
Vehicle Body – Technical – Body
AURVTN3015 Repair body panels using metal finishing techniques 35
AURVTN3021 Repair body components using lead wiping 30
AURVTN3025 Repair corroded panels and components 60
Vehicle Body – Technical – Fabrication
AURVTS2006 Carry out fabrication of components 80
AURVTS3001 Carry out wood working operations for fabrication 40
AURVTS3002 Repair plugs, moulds, frames and flooring using wood materials 30
AURVTS3003 Fabricate composite material components 60
AURVTS3005 Fabricate vehicle body panels and components 40
Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering
AURVTW2004 Carry out gas tungsten arc welding procedures 30
Imported Units
MEM05004C      Perform routine oxy acetylene welding 20
Group C: Heavy Vehicle Body and Chassis Repair
Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical
AURTTA3020 Apply heat-induction processes 20
Vehicle Body – Technical – Body
AURVTN3019 Repair and replace structural damage by riveting 30
AURVTN3026 Repair aluminium body panels (finishing) 30
AURVTN3029 Set up and operate universal measuring systems 20
Vehicle Body – Technical – Paint
AURVTP3013 Prepare substrate for refinishing 70
Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering
AURVTW2004 Carry out gas tungsten arc welding procedures 30
Imported Units
AUMABA3002 Operate load shifting equipment 10
AUMGTY3002 Mount and install assembled components to chassis or frame 60
MEM24001B Perform basic penetrant testing 20
RIIOHS204A Work safely at heights 20
GENERAL ELECTIVE UNITS
Common – Foundation Skills
AURAFA2002 Read in an automotive workplace 10
AURAFA2004 Solve routine problems in an automotive workplace 20
Common – Management, Leadership and Supervision
AURAMA2001 Work effectively with others 20
Electrical – Technical – Hybrid Vehicle and Battery Electric Vehicle
AURETH3001 Depower battery electric vehicles 10
AURETH4011 Deactivate and reinitialise power supply in hybrid electric vehicles 20
Electrical – Technical – Electrical and Electronic
AURETR2042 Remove, refit and test electrical componentry for operation following body repair activities 20
Vehicle Body – Technical
AURVTA2001 Prepare vehicle, components and equipment for customer use 20
Vehicle Body – Technical – Body
AURVTN2006 Remove and replace mechanical units and assemblies 20
AURVTN3013 Carry out paint-less dent repairs 40
Vehicle Body – Technical – Paint
AURVTP2005 Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials 20
Vehicle Body – Technical – Fabrication
AURVTS3004 Repair fibreglass and composite material components 30
Vehicle Body – Technical – Trimming and Upholstery
AURVTT2009 Remove and replace seats and internal fittings 20
AURVTT3021 Select and use adhesives 20
Vehicle Body – Technical – Accessories
AURVTV2001 Remove, replace, fit and test components and accessories 40
Imported Units
MEM18001C Use hand tools 20
TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction 40