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 will need to have an employer in this industry to sign you up as an Apprentice/Trainee.
Please note that not all elective units listed are delivered at docklands campus. Your Training Adviser will negotiate and discuss the units on your training plan with you and your Employer.
All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute’s Vaccination Policy
If you are enrolling in this course as part of an apprenticeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course. You must be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network and have a signed training contract.
If you are enrolling in this course as a Non Apprentice you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course or have extensive experience in the industry. Pre Enrolment Interview required.
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).
Click here for course modules
|Module Code||Module Title||Nominal Hours
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA102)||20
|AURTTK102||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK102)||20
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)||25
|AURAFA002||Read and respond to automotive workplace information (AURAFA002)||10
|AURAMA001||Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace (AURAMA001)||20
|Module Code||Module Title||Nominal Hours
|AURETR125||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles (AURETR125)||15
|AURVTW103||Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections (AURVTW103)||30
|AURAFA103||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA103)||20
|AURVTG101||Repair laminated glass windscreens (AURVTG101)||30
|AURVTG103||Remove and install butyl sealed windscreens (AURVTG103)||30
|AURVTG110||Remove and install vehicle movable body glass (AURVTG110)||15
|AURVTN102||Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs (AURVTN102)||40
|AURVTN104||Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components (AURVTN104)||90
|AURVTN111||Remove and install vehicle rear vision mirrors (AURVTN111)||2
|AURVTN116||Repair vehicle body panels using filler (AURVTN116)||35
|AURVTP110||Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment (AURVTP110)||30
|AURVTP113||Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing (AURVTP113)||70
|AURVTA001||Prepare vehicles for customer use (AURVTA001)||20
|AURVTG006||Apply vehicle window tinting (AURVTG006)||30
|AURVTG007||Clean vehicle glass surfaces (AURVTG007)||10
|AURVTG011||Install side vehicle windows (AURVTG011)||15
|AURVTN003||Remove and store vehicle body components (AURVTN003)||20
|AURVTN008||Clean vehicle body and door openings (AURVTN008)||15
|AURVTN009||Clean vehicle engines and engine components (AURVTN009)||15
|AURVTN010||Clean vehicle underbody (AURVTN010)||15
|AURVTP002||Mask vehicle panels and components (AURVTP002)||20
|AURVTP005||Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components (AURVTP005)||20
|AURVTP008||Clean and polish vehicle paint surfaces (AURVTP008)||15
|AURVTP021||Restore vehicle body exterior paint (AURVTP021)||30
|AURVTT003||Remove and replace automotive and marine interior trim components (AURVTT003)||20
|AURVTT007||Clean plastic trim and fittings of vehicles (AURVTT007)||15
|AURVTT008||Clean vehicle interior trim (AURVTT008)||15
|AURVTT009||Remove and replace vehicle and vessel seats and fittings (AURVTT009)||20
|AURVTW007||Carry 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.
Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? 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 2022 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).
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
# 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.
Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).
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
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
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^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 2022. 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.
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What costs and other fees should I expect?
Call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email email@example.com for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.
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
- Spray Painter
If you are enrolling in this course as part of a traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course. You must be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network and have a signed training contract.
If you are enrolling in this course as a Non Trainee you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course or have extensive experience in the industry. Pre Enrolment Interview required.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (AUR20920). 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 (AUR32120) or the Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology (AUR32420).
How do I apply?
Apprentice/Trainees - You will need to have an employer in this industry who is willing to sign you up as an Apprentice. Then contact an Australian Apprentice Support Network office to sign a training contract.
Non- Apprentices/Trainees - To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form through the "Apply Now" button above. We will then be in contact to arrange an interview to discuss your experience in the industry.
How will I be selected for this course?
Apprentices must be currently employed as an apprentice/trainee in the respective field of specialisation.
You will need to have an employer in this industry who is willing to sign you up as a Trainee. Then you must contact an Australian Apprentice Support Network office to register and sign a training contract.
Non-Apprentices will be considered once interviewed and industry experience is established.
Non-apprentices will be offered a position based on their past experience and ability to source additional skills practice.