Courses in this area can lead to graduates becoming registered as an apprentice by an employer and progressing towards becoming a fully qualified tradesperson. Automotive qualifications include training in sales, administration, mechanical, vehicle body, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, electrical, and marine. Graduates of vocational education courses are highly competitive applicants for apprenticeship places as automotive electricians, mechanics, panel beaters, spray painters, trimmers, and detailers. These studies may also lead to employment in the highly competitive automotive parts and accessories field or as a trade assistant in a variety of workshops.
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 Vehicle Body (Specialising in Vehicle Painting)
2 core units: Apply safe working practices; Implement and monitor environmental regulations and best practice in the body repair industry; plus 28 electives.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.