Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology - AUR20916


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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


  • 13 units: 5 core
  • 3 specialisation
  • 5 elective


  • Apply vehicle window tinting
  • Remove and install direct glazed windscreens
  • Clean vehicle underbody
  • Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment
  • Clean vehicle body and door openings
  • Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
  • Remove and install vehicle fixed body glass
  • Apply trimming adhesives
  • Remove and clean salvageable vehicle components
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Select and apply adhesives in automotive and marine service and repair work
  • Use numbers in an automotive workplace
  • Carry out sewing repairs to automotive and marine trim
  • Remove and install butyl sealed windscreens
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Recover vehicle refrigerants
  • Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs
  • Remove and install rubber glazed windscreens
  • Dismantle vehicle components
  • Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces
  • Use and maintain vehicle body repair hand tools
  • Clean vehicle glass surfaces
  • Carry out paint-less dent repairs on vehicle body panels
  • Remove and install vehicle rear vision mirrors
  • Remove and store vehicle body components
  • Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles
  • Read and respond to automotive workplace information
  • Remove and replace vehicle and vessel seats and fittings
  • Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing
  • Install side vehicle windows
  • Trim vehicle components
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Clean plastic trim and fittings of vehicles
  • Mask vehicle panels and components
  • Remove and install vehicle movable body glass
  • Restore vehicle body exterior paint
  • Remove, refit and operate electrical components following body repair activities
  • Repair laminated glass windscreens
  • Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components
  • Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles
  • Select trim and fabric materials
  • Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components
  • De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces
  • Prepare vehicles for customer use
  • Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
  • Repair vehicle body panels using filler
  • Clean vehicle engines and engine components
  • Test vehicle components for correct operation
  • Clean and polish vehicle paint surfaces
  • Carry out repairs and alterations to automotive and marine trim
  • Remove and replace automotive and marine interior trim components
  • Clean vehicle interior trim
  • Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use
  • Carry out oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting on vehicle body sections
  • Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces

Standard entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Glendale Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Part-time : 42 months
Wollongong Campus No
  • Part-time : 42 months

Fee comments

Campuses: Ultimo College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is the responsibility of the student. Minimum PPE requirements before entry into any TAFE workshop environment:- Steel capped leather upper boots. - Drill cotton trousers and drill cotton long sleeved work shirt or drill cotton overalls. - Approved safety glasses. Additional safety gear will be required according to the tasks performed. This information will be provided by your class teacher on your first day of attendance.

Further information

Qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

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