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Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology

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The Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology is an Apprenticeship for people who are passionate about cars. Put your natural talent with tools to work in a a career as a Panel Beater. You'll tackle auto repairs after accidents, rebuild cars and trucks, and fit factory-built components.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
4 years full-time
Course Code
AUR32116
Study Mode
In person

About this course

The Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology is an Apprenticeship for people who are passionate about cars. Put your natural talent with tools to work in a a career as a Panel Beater.

You'll tackle auto repairs after accidents, rebuild cars and trucks, and fit factory-built components.

Learn alignment, welding, and repair skills to return damaged vehicles to mint condition. You'll also learn about electronics to understand the technology in new cars.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your apprenticeship contract prior to applying for this course

Study locations

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Automotive Service and Repair industry. Roles you may be eligible for include:

  • Panel Beater
  • Vehicle Body Restoration Technician
  • Heavy Vehicle Body and Chassis Repair Technician

Working in this industry can also be physically demanding. You should consider your physical ability to complete the job role e.g. bending, lifting, manual handling etc.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.