Certificate III In Automotive Body Repair Technology

Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology

Course Code
:
AUR32120
Department
:
Passenger Vehicles
Study Area(s)
:
Apprenticeship, Automotive
Campus
:
DOCKLANDS
Course Length
:
Part-time(3 years)
Flexible(3 years)

Start Date(s): We offer Rolling Enrolments. Enrol at any time
End Date(s): Rolling enrolments
Days and Time: Block Release Available. You will attend Campus for one week up to 7 weeks per year. Mon-Fri. Your Apprentice Training Adviser will discuss this with you. For non Apprentices - your schedule will be customised based on your experience.

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology (AUR32120) covers skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain the body of cars, heavy vehicles and other vehicles in the automotive industry.

This automotive apprenticeship course provides comprehensive knowledge and skills in the vehicle body fields of panel beating.

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. 

Non-apprentices will be offered a position based on their past experience and ability to source additional skills practice.

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA102)20
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles (AURETR125)15
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK102)20
AURAFA108Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions (AURAFA108)20
AURVTN120Remove and replace major welded panels on vehicles (AURVTN120)50
AURVTN123Repair adhesive bonded structural damage on vehicles (AURVTN123)40
AURVTN132Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair procedures (AURVTN132)40
AURVTN135Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs (AURVTN135)20
AURVTW103Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections (AURVTW103)30
AURVTN104Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components (AURVTN104)90
AURVTN116Repair vehicle body panels using filler (AURVTN116)35
AURVTW105Carry out spot welding (AURVTW105)20
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)25
AURETR042Remove, refit and operate electrical components following body repair activities (AURETR042)20
AURTTY001Repair vehicle chassis, frame and associated components (AURTTY001)80
AURVTN003Remove and store vehicle body components (AURVTN003)20
AURVTN022Repair vehicle body misalignment (AURVTN022)50

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURVTN115Repair vehicle body panels using metal finishing (AURVTN115)35
AURVTN119Repair vehicle structural damage by riveting (AURVTN119)30
AURVTN126Repair vehicle aluminium body panels without the use of body filler (AURVTN126)30
AURVTN127Repair vehicle aluminium body panels using filler (AURVTN127)30
AURVTN128Identify and repair high strength steel vehicle components (AURVTN128)40
AURVTP101Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces (AURVTP101)20
AURVTP103Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use (AURVTP103)40
AURETH101Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles (AURETH101)10
AURVTW104Carry out tungsten inert gas welding (AURVTW104)30
AURVTN102Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs (AURVTN102)40
AURVTP113Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing (AURVTP113)70
AURVTS105Fabricate vehicle body panels and components (AURVTS105)40
AURVTT121Select and apply adhesives in automotive and marine service and repair work (AURVTT121)20
AURAMA001Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace (AURAMA001)20
AURETH011Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles (AURETH011)20
AURTTA020Apply heat induction processes (AURTTA020)20
AURTTW001Carry out soft soldering techniques (AURTTW001)20
AURVTA001Prepare vehicles for customer use (AURVTA001)20
AURVTA002Remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint systems (AURVTA002)20
AURVTN005Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles (AURVTN005)15
AURVTN017Repair vehicle thermoplastic body panels and components (AURVTN017)30
AURVTN018Repair and replace vehicle structural damage (AURVTN018)30
AURVTN021Repair vehicle body components using lead wiping (AURVTN021)30
AURVTN025Repair corroded vehicle body panels and components (AURVTN025)60
AURVTN029Set up and operate universal vehicle measuring systems (AURVTN029)20
AURVTN031Carry out vehicle sectional repairs (AURVTN031)80
AURVTP002Mask vehicle panels and components (AURVTP002)20
AURVTP005Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components (AURVTP005)20
AURVTT009Remove and replace vehicle and vessel seats and fittings (AURVTT009)20
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!

To you check your eligibility click here.

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).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3669.06
$733.81
$17334.70
Apprentice/Trainee
$3669.06
$733.81
$17334.70

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$1552.50

# 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).

Exemptions

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
1035 1035 $3.54 $0.71 $16.75

^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.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

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

Can I apply?

Satisfactory literacy and numeracy skills. You must be at least 15 years old at the time of application. This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway. 

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.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

The Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology (AUR32120) prepares you to repair, maintain and remanufacture the body of vehicles in the automotive industry. This course may lead to employment as a:

• Vehicle Body Repair Technician

• Vehicle Body Restoration Technician

• Heavy Vehicle Body and Chassis Repair Technician

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. Non-apprentices will be offered a position based on their past experience and ability to source additional skills practice.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology (AUR32120). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Credits may be available into related certificate IV or diploma courses.

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 - 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 - You will need to have an employer in this industry who is willing to sign you up as an Apprentice or you must be currently employed as an apprentice/trainee in the respective field of specialisation. You must be registered with an Australian Apprentice Support Network and must 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. 
Non-apprentices will be offered a position based on their past experience and ability to source additional skills practice.