Certificate II In Automotive Body Repair Technology


Certificate II In Automotive Body Repair Technology

Course Code
Heavy Commercial Vehicles & Engine Techn
Study Area(s)
JobTrainer, Traineeship, Free TAFE, Automotive
Course Length
Part-time(1 year, 6 months)

Start Date(s): We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time
End Date(s): Rolling enrolment
Days and Time: To be confirmed with your course advisor

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of tasks on vehicle bodies in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

In this course you may choose from several streams including paint and panel preparation, vehicle dismantling, vehicle glazing, window tinting and vehicle preparation.

If you are enrolling in this course as part of a traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government's FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you're aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the course tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know you may incur fees that you will need to cover yourself, such as student service fees or materials fees. Skills First (eligible) students are usually entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver, however under JobTrainer you may be eligible for a second Free TAFE course. You may also be able to get an exemption if you don't meet the upskilling requirement. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)25
AURAFA002Read and respond to automotive workplace information (AURAFA002)10
AURAMA001Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace (AURAMA001)20
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA002)20
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK002)20


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURVTA001Prepare vehicles for customer use (AURVTA001)20
AURVTG001Repair laminated glass windscreens (AURVTG001)30
AURVTG002Remove and install rubber glazed windscreens (AURVTG002)30
AURVTG004Remove and install direct glazed windscreens (AURVTG004)30
AURVTG006Apply vehicle window tinting (AURVTG006)30
AURVTG007Clean vehicle glass surfaces (AURVTG007)10
AURVTG009Remove and install vehicle fixed body glass (AURVTG009)15
AURVTG010Remove and install vehicle movable body glass (AURVTG010)15
AURVTK001Use and maintain vehicle body repair hand tools (AURVTK001)20
AURVTN002Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs (AURVTN002)40
AURVTN003Remove and store vehicle body components (AURVTN003)20
AURVTN004Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components (AURVTN004)90
AURVTN005Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles (AURVTN005)15
AURVTN007Remove and clean salvageable vehicle components (AURVTN007)60
AURVTN008Clean vehicle body and door openings (AURVTN008)15
AURVTN009Clean vehicle engines and engine components (AURVTN009)15
AURVTN010Clean vehicle underbody (AURVTN010)15
AURVTN011Remove and install vehicle rear vision mirrors (AURVTN011)2
AURVTN013Carry out paint-less dent repairs on vehicle body panels (AURVTN013)40
AURVTN016Repair vehicle body panels using filler (AURVTN016)35
AURVTN037Test vehicle components for correct operation (AURVTN037)50
AURVTN042Dismantle vehicle components (AURVTN042)20
AURVTP001Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces (AURVTP001)20
AURVTP002Mask vehicle panels and components (AURVTP002)20
AURVTP003Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use (AURVTP003)40
AURVTP005Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components (AURVTP005)20
AURVTP006Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces (AURVTP006)30
AURVTP008Clean and polish vehicle paint surfaces (AURVTP008)15
AURVTP009Apply vehicle body film wrapping (AURVTP009)20
AURVTP010Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment (AURVTP010)30
AURVTP013Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing (AURVTP013)70
AURVTP019Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces (AURVTP019)20
AURVTP020De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces (AURVTP020)20
AURVTP021Restore vehicle body exterior paint (AURVTP021)30
AURVTT003Remove and replace automotive and marine interior trim components (AURVTT003)20
AURVTT007Clean plastic trim and fittings of vehicles (AURVTT007)15
AURVTT008Clean vehicle interior trim (AURVTT008)15
AURVTT009Remove and replace vehicle and vessel seats and fittings (AURVTT009)20
AURVTT021Select and apply adhesives in automotive and marine service and repair work (AURVTT021)20
AURVTW003Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections (AURVTW003)30
AURVTW007Carry out oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting on vehicle body sections (AURVTW007)20

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 be advised in advance about the type of assessment and the how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

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Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2021 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2021 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2021: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
365 365 $3.27 $0.65 $9.50

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2021. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway. You may participate in this course while searching for suitable employment but you will need to complete extra practical work at further cost if you do not secure a workplace.

If you are enrolling in this course as part of a traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Successful completion of this course may help you to gain employment as an apprentice in the vehicle body trades. This course may lead to employment as a:

• Professional Detailer or Assembler

• Window Tinter

If you are enrolling in this course as part of a traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (AUR20916). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

You may be eligible for further study in certificate III courses including the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology (AUR32116) or the Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology (AUR32416).

How do I apply?

Apprentice/Trainees - You will need to have an employer and then contact an Australian Apprentice Support Network office to sign a training contract.

Non- Apprentices -  To apply click on the yellow Apply Here Button. You can also call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. We will then be in contact to arrange an interview or provide the information session details.

How will I be selected for this course?

Apprentices must be currently employed as an apprentice/trainee in the respective field of specialisation.

Non-Apprentices will be considered once interviewed and industry experience is established.