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Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology

National CodeAUR32112
TAFE SA CodeTP00581
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
FacultiesMining, Engineering and Transport
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Campus Locations for Course Delivery

 CampusApplication Study Mode Study Load
Full / Part Time
Study Load
Regency Park How To Apply On CampusPTDay Only
The duration of an apprenticeship or traineeship course is determined by the study plan.

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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain the body of cars, heavy vehicles and other vehicles in the automotive industry. Possible job roles include: Vehicle body repair technician; Vehicle body restoration technician; and Heavy vehicle body and chassis repair technician.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology (AUR32112)
16 core units:

  • Read and apply automotive repair instructions
  • Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Test, charge and replace batteries
  • Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
  • Repair chassis, fame and associated components
  • Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive body repair industry
  • Carry out pre-repair vehicle body operations
  • Remove, replace and realign bot-on panels, sections and fittings
  • Repair body panels incorporating filler
  • Replace major welded panels
  • Repair vehicle body misalignment
  • Remove and replace adhesive bonded panels and structures
  • Determine vehicle damage and recommended repair procedures
  • Carry out gas metal arc welding procedures
  • Conduct oxy-acetylene, thermal heating and cutting
  • plus 14 elective units.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. WorkReady funding for this course is only for a trainee/apprentice with an approved training contract.

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