Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology

Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology

Course Code
Passenger Vehicles
Study Area(s)
Free TAFE, Automotive
Course Length
Part-time day(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.


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.  It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself.  To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace25
AURAFA002Read and respond to automotive workplace information10
AURAMA001Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace20
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace20
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace20


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURVTA001Prepare vehicles for customer use20
AURVTG001Repair laminated glass windscreens30
AURVTG002Remove and install rubber glazed windscreens30
AURVTG004Remove and install direct glazed windscreens30
AURVTG006Apply vehicle window tinting30
AURVTG007Clean vehicle glass surfaces10
AURVTG009Remove and install vehicle fixed body glass15
AURVTG010Remove and install vehicle movable body glass15
AURVTK001Use and maintain vehicle body repair hand tools20
AURVTN002Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs40
AURVTN003Remove and store vehicle body components20
AURVTN004Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components90
AURVTN005Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles15
AURVTN007Remove and clean salvageable vehicle components60
AURVTN008Clean vehicle body and door openings15
AURVTN009Clean vehicle engines and engine components15
AURVTN010Clean vehicle underbody15
AURVTN011Remove and install vehicle rear vision mirrors2
AURVTN013Carry out paint-less dent repairs on vehicle body panels40
AURVTN016Repair vehicle body panels using filler35
AURVTN037Test vehicle components for correct operation50
AURVTN042Dismantle vehicle components20
AURVTP001Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces20
AURVTP002Mask vehicle panels and components20
AURVTP003Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use40
AURVTP005Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components20
AURVTP006Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces30
AURVTP008Clean and polish vehicle paint surfaces15
AURVTP009Apply vehicle body film wrapping20
AURVTP010Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment30
AURVTP013Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing70
AURVTP019Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces20
AURVTP020De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces20
AURVTP021Restore vehicle body exterior paint30
AURVTT003Remove and replace automotive and marine interior trim components20
AURVTT007Clean plastic trim and fittings of vehicles15
AURVTT008Clean vehicle interior trim15
AURVTT009Remove and replace vehicle and vessel seats and fittings20
AURVTT021Select and apply adhesives in automotive and marine service and repair work20
AURVTW003Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections30
AURVTW007Carry out oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting on vehicle body sections20

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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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2020 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. 

2020 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 2020: $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 2020. 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.

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

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.