CERTIFICATE III IN AUTOMOTIVE BODY REPAIR TECHNOLOGY

COURSE CODE

AUR32120

CRICOS CODE

103592C

Duration

105 weeks

LOCATION

Brisbane (QLD), Sydney (NSW)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks when repairing and maintaining the body of cars, heavy vehicles and other vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector.

Domestic students can develop their skills through an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. This includes a mix of on and off-the-job training that will be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Contract of Training between the employer and apprentice.

International students will have the opportunity to complete the program on campus through practical training and assessment and on-the-job placements.
Opportunity exists for 18-month post-study work visa. This makes the student job-ready.

Existing workers currently employed in the industry may be eligible to complete the program through:

Students will develop a range of skills through practical and hands-on work in a simulated workplace environment. They will have the opportunity to learn methods to repair vehicle body components, frame and chassis and repair structural damage.

Students will learn about:

  • Workplace safety in an automotive workplace
  • Identifying automotive faults
  • Removing and replacing vehicle body panels and components
  • Repairing vehicle frames and chassis
  • Repairing and replacing structural damage

At Intech Institute, we offer a range of study options to suit different types of students and their needs.

  1. Full-time on campus (Domestic and International Students)
  2. Full-time on-the-job training (Trade Workers Only)
  3. RPL existing skills (Must have worked in the industry)
  4. Apprentice and Trainees (Domestic Students Only)

ON-CAMPUS STUDY

Study on campus and learn practical skills with our qualified trainer. You will have access to Intech’s fully fitted automotive and engineering workshop which provides a simulated engineering work environment.

APPRENTICESHIP OR TRAINEESHIP

You may complete this qualification through an apprenticeship/traineeship.

WORK PLACEMENTS:

Students are encouraged to seek industry work placement to gain the maximum benefit from the course. This is an opportunity to not only apply and practice the skills acquired in a formal work environment, but to improve their capabilities. As a result, the student will not only meet but exceed their learning outcomes.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
English and Language and Literacy Skills

International Students
English Language Proficiency – must demonstrate minimum language skills.
Other criteria is determined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs (i.e. satisfying Visa requirements)

Apprenticeships and Trainees
See the eligibility requirements under QLD Funded Programs.

On-the-Job Learners
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Access to workplaces with all the necessary learning resources

RPL Students
Demonstrate previous and/or current work history.
QLD Government Subsidised RPL and Gap Training (QLD residents only).

Skillset and Micro Courses
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Attendance and work placement

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND RULES

To be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology, the following units of competency must be achieved.

 

CORE UNITS:

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURAFA108 Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR042 Remove, refit and operate electrical components following body repair activities
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTY001 Repair vehicle chassis, frame and associated components
AURVTN003 Remove and store vehicle body components
AURVTN022 Repair vehicle body misalignment
AURVTN104 Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components
AURVTN116 Repair vehicle body panels using filler
AURVTN120 Remove and replace major welded panels on vehicles
AURVTN123 Repair adhesive bonded structural damage on vehicles
AURVTN132 Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair procedures
AURVTN135 Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs
AURVTW103 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
AURVTW105 Carry out spot welding

 

SPECIALIST ELECTIVE UNITS – VEHICLE BODY REPAIR

AURVTN005 Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles
AURVTN017 Repair vehicle thermoplastic body panels and components
AURVTN018 Repair and replace vehicle structural damage
AURVTN031 Carry out vehicle sectional repairs
AURVTN102 Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs
AURVTN115 Repair vehicle body panels using metal finishing
AURVTN119 Repair vehicle structural damage by riveting
AURVTN127 Repair vehicle aluminium body panels using filler

 

PLUS ELECTIVE UNITS:

AURAFA002 Read and respond to automotive workplace information
AURAFA104 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
AURAMA001 Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
AURVTA001 Prepare vehicles for customer use
AURVTN006 Remove and replace mechanical units during vehicle repair
AURVTV001 Remove, replace and test non-electrical vehicle components and accessories

 

INTERNSHIP/ ON-THE-JOB WORK PLACEMENTS:

Students are encouraged to seek industry work placement to gain the maximum benefit from the course. This is an opportunity to not only apply and practice the skills acquired in a formal work environment, but to improve their capabilities. As a result, the student will not only meet but exceed their learning outcomes.

InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – Conditions apply.

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.

International Students
As an international student, you will attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required under student visa conditions. InTech operates on a 10-week term. There are 4 terms per year. All classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week.

Apprenticeships and Trainees
See the eligibility requirements under QLD Funded Programs.

On-the-Job Learners
There are no class attendance requirements for on-the-job learners. All training and assessments are completed via work placement.

RPL Students
Attend workshops only if skills gaps identified.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops at InTech campus.

Resources Provided
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit, safety boots and Intech t-shirt on induction day.
We recommend students wear personal protective equipment suited to the automotive industry.

On induction /orientation day, students will receive:

  • Overview of each unit of competency
  • Methods of assessment
  • Student handbook
  • Training plan and schedule
  • Internship details and journal
  • Job placement logbooks
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
  • Work placement support

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into a Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology!

 Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:

  • Portfolio of Evidence
    • Prior qualification (accredited and non-accredited)
    • Employment history (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    • Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    • References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    • Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop or classroom (if necessary)
  • Written/verbal testing (if necessary)

 Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!

POTENTIAL CAREER PATHWAYS:

  •  Automotive Painting Technician
  • Heavy Vehicle Body and Chassis Technician
  • Vehicle Body Repair Technician
  • Vehicle Body Restoration Technician
  • Vehicle Glazing Technician
  • Vehicle Trimmer

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
$10,000 (includes PPE, training and assessment resources)

International Students
$18 000.00 (includes PPE, training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)

InTech has Automotive Packaged Courses available with discounted fees. See packages on offer here.

On the Job Learners
Please contact us for a quote.

RPL Students
Please contact us for a quote.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Please contact us for a quote.

Payment Plan
If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan.
This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Fee reduction applies for
Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au

Further Progression: Students can progress onto the next level of qualification within the college.

We offer the following qualifications:

  • AUR40720 Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • or other relevant qualifications

Credits may also include units of competency contained within relevant skill sets and statements of attainment.