Course Code
Study Area(s)
Course Length
Part-time day(2 years)

Start Date(s): 22 January 2018
End Date(s): December 2019
Days and Time: Flexible depending on requirements
Generally Monday-Friday between 8.00am - 4.30pm

Course Overview

This course is designed for those who have already undertaken a Certificate III qualification in the AutoBody Industry, and requuire the skills and knoweldge to become a Master Technician. This is a post trade qualification which requires leadership and supervision of others.

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA4004Manage Environmental Compliance In An Automotive Workplace30
AURAMA4005Manage Complex Customer Issues50
AURANN4001Prepare A Vehicle Repair Quotation15
AURVNA4005Inspect Quality Of Vehicle Repair Work20
AURVTN3035Apply Original Equipment Manufacturer Repair Procedures20
AURVTN4032Determine Vehicle Damage And Recommended Repair Procedures40

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

What will I study?

To successfully gain your Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology, you will need to complete 10 units of competence (6 core & 4 electives) which could include: Manage environmental compliance in an automotive workplace, manage complex customer issues, prepare a vehicle repair quotation, apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures & Inspect quality of vehicle repair work. Undertaken with a blended learning approach which includes a combination of online, classroom based theory and practical tasks.

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


For Business and Industry

We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

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 2017 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
Average annual course fee#
Average annual course fee#
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Full Fee
Average annual course fee#

Table 2

Material Fees
per SC hour :
Consumable Fees
per SC hour :

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
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. 

2017 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 2017: $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
345 300 $3.00 $0.60 $11.00

^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 2017. 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?

In order to be selected for this course you must have a Certificate III or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency and experience in one of the following qualifications:

·          AUR32112 Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology

·          AUR32212 Certificate III in Automotive Glazing Technology

·          AUR32312 Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology

·          AUR32412 Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

It is also recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands campus. Some of the project work you may be able to undertake in your workplace.

Please note there is no parking onsite at this campus, however we are only a few minutes walk from Southern Cross train station and there are trams and buses which stop next to our campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to employment in a range of specialised areas in the Body Repair Industry. Roles such as workshop manager or master technician, workplace technical advisor for panel and paint, group/team leader or workplace supervisor are some of the opportunities this qualification could lead to.  

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in many areas of a leadership role in the Body Repair Industry including communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative and enterprise as well as planning and organising. Throughout this course you will also gain hands on experience with practical tasks.

What qualifications will I receive?

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

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at Diploma level. Credit transfers may be available into your selected Diploma course.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. This course may also have a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants will need to meet the pre-requisites stated in the "Can I Apply?" section.

Once we establish your eligibility, an information and enrolment session will be booked where we will explain what your timetable will entail.