TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology - AUR32420

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who paint, refinish, repair and maintain painted surfaces on a range of automotive vehicles, recreational vehicles and other vehicles in the automotive industry. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Subjects

  • Apply vehicle body film wrapping
  • Carry out custom painting techniques to vehicle body panels
  • Colour match multi-layer and clear over base two-pack paints on vehicles and components
  • Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
  • Apply solid acrylic two-pack materials to vehicle components
  • Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs
  • Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
  • Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment
  • Apply clear over base multi-layer and pearl refinishing materials to vehicle body components
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Inspect vehicle paint, trim and accessories and recommend repair procedures
  • Rectify vehicle multi-layer and pearl paint faults using two-pack systems
  • Apply clear over base two-pack refinishing materials to vehicle body components
  • Apply basic airbrush techniques to vehicle body panels
  • Read and respond to automotive workplace information
  • Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing
  • Apply air dry and polyurethane refinishing materials
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Mask vehicle panels and components
  • Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces
  • Touch up minor vehicle paintwork damage
  • Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles
  • Rectify and touch up vehicle paint faults using clear over base two-pack systems
  • Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions
  • Apply basic colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codes
  • Match direct gloss solid paint colour on vehicles or components
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Rectify and touch up vehicle direct gloss paint faults using two-pack systems
  • De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces
  • Repair vehicle thermoplastic body panels and components
  • Apply water-based refinishing materials to vehicle bodies and substrates
  • Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces
  • Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles
  • Prepare vehicles for customer use
  • Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair procedures
  • Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use
  • Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces
  • Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Campbelltown College No
  • Part-time : 2.5 years
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Glendale Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wollongong Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Campbelltown College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- PPE including long cotton drill pants, long sleeve shirt, safety boots and safety glasses- Stationery as required.

Campuses: Glendale 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 including air fed hood.

Campuses: Wagga Wagga Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- PPE, safety footwear, glasses, gloves, suitable clothing such as cotton drill work wear and other equipment (e.g ear protection or respiratory masks) in line with industry requirements for their workplace or worksite.

Campuses: Wollongong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students are required to provide and bring to each session appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which includes: safety footwear, glasses, gloves, suitable clothing such as cotton drill work wear and other equipment (e.g ear protection or respiratory masks) in line with industry requirements for their workplace or worksite.

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