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Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology AUR32420

Overview

This course (program) will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to paint, refinish, repair and maintain the painted surfaces of body of cars, heavy vehicles and other vehicles in the automotive industry.

Qualification:

Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology AUR32420

Course No:

C3-TS39

Campus:

CIT Fyshwick 

Duration:

6 semesters part-time (9 blocks per year, approx 24 hours per week per block)

Cost Info:

Fee information for completing this course under an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement is available on the Apprenticeships and Traineeships page. The total course cost may vary if subjects are attempted more than once.

Indicative Cost:

TBC

Likely Job Outcome:

Pathway in Vehicle Painting - automotive spray painter
Pathway in Panel Beating - automotive panel beater

Application Type:

Apprentice/Trainee
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Additional Information

You will need to wear appropriate protective clothing and equipment when in the automotive workshops.

Electives will be chosen according to specific specialisations and have been developed in consultation with local industry automotive representatives.

These qualifications may also be achieved through other pathways which do not involve a contract of training, such as recognition of prior learning. In all cases achievement or recognition of competence is necessary in all of the required units of competency to be awarded a national qualification. Consult CIT staff for advice.

From Semester 1 2019 you will be required to bring your own laptop or tablet to each class.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

If you are entering this course as an apprentice/trainee you must:
- be employed in the auto industry
- be an Apprentice or Trainee under the Australian Apprenticeship Scheme (AAS) and be registered with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

If you already have skills in this area, you may seek recognition for all or part of this course.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level course, or enrol in the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20119) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 30 subjects

Complete all 13

  • AURASA102   Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM675
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and follow safety and emergency procedures in an automotive workplace. It involves safety procedures to be followed when using workplace hand tools and hand-held power tools, fixed equipment, and chemicals, and when running vehicles and machinery. It includes the individual's responsibility for safety and emergency response in the event of an accident or incident.The unit applies to those who work on agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment in the automotive service and repair industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP101   Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces
    • CIT Code: AUTM774
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces using a variety of industry-approved methods and without causing damage to vehicle and components. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools, equipment and chemicals to remove paint from metal and plastic component surfaces in preparation for repairs or refinishing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTK102   Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM751
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select, use, maintain and store tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.The unit applies to those who work in all sectors of the automotive industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP103   Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use
    • CIT Code: AUTM775
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to clean and maintain vehicle spray painting equipment. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using cleaning materials and equipment, preparing spray painting equipment for vehicle refinishing activities, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP002   Mask vehicle panels and components
    • CIT Code: AUTR119
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to apply masking materials in preparation for vehicle and component refinishing. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using tools and equipment, selecting masking materials appropriate to the vehicle or component, masking off surrounding panels and components before refinishing activities, and completing workplace processes and documentation. It applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP104   Apply basic colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codes
    • CIT Code: AUTM776
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to colour match paints using original equipment manufacturer (OEM) paint codes. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, preparing colour matching test cards, mixing and spraying paint and conducting a visual colour match, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTA001   Prepare vehicles for customer use
    • CIT Code: AUTM229
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to clean and detail vehicles and components before customer delivery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using cleaning products, materials, and cleaning tools and equipment, and completing workplace processes and documentation. It applies to those working in the automotive detailing industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP115   Match direct gloss solid paint colour on vehicles or components
    • CIT Code: AUTM784
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to match vehicle or component direct gloss solid paint colours using original equipment manufacturer (OEM) paint codes. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint codes, preparing colour matching test cards, mixing and spraying paint and conducting a visual colour match, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP006   Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces
    • CIT Code: AUTR163
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to prepare vehicle surfaces and then apply refinishing primers to them prior to final paint coats. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, mixing and applying automotive primers to substrate surfaces according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation. It applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAFA108   Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions
    • CIT Code: AUTM674
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to source, interpret and apply repair requirements from automotive workplace instructions and work orders. It involves following worksheets and work orders when conducting vehicle repairs.The unit applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAEA002   Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM514
      Cost: Standard $55.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to follow environmental and sustainability best practices, including complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations as well as following sustainability practices that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices and outputs. It applies to those working in the automotive industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP113   Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing
    • CIT Code: AUTM782
      Cost: Standard $154.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing by removing surface rust and scale and applying primers and sealers before the final refinishing. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, selecting and using materials, cleaning vehicle substrate surfaces according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry. The preparation of plastic or composite materials for refinishing is not addressed in this unit.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP112   Apply air dry and polyurethane refinishing materials
    • CIT Code: AUTM781
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply air dry and polyurethane refinishing materials to a variety of vehicle components by spray gun application. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, mixing and applying automotive paint materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Complete all 11

  • AURVTN005   Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles
    • CIT Code: AUTR113
      Cost: Standard $33.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using tools and equipment, removing and replacing mouldings, badges, transfers and decals, selecting adhesives according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation. It applies to those working in the automotive body service and repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP110   Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment
    • CIT Code: AUTM779
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare paint drying equipment. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, setting, operating and maintaining paint drying equipment to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP111   Apply solid acrylic two-pack materials to vehicle components
    • CIT Code: AUTM780
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply solid acrylic two-pack materials to a variety of vehicle components by spray gun application. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, mixing and applying automotive paint materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTN116   Repair vehicle body panels using filler
    • CIT Code: AUTM765
      Cost: Standard $77.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to repair vehicle body panels using filler. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying body filler type and specifications, calculating and mixing body filler and applying to panels, completing repairs to pre-paint condition, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive body repair industry. Filler used in repair work must include two-pack polyester.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTN017   Repair vehicle thermoplastic body panels and components
    • CIT Code: AUTR170
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to repair vehicle interior and exterior thermoplastic panels and components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist thermoplastic repair tools and materials, repairing thermoplastic components to pre-paint condition, and completing workplace processes and documentation. It applies to those working in the automotive body repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP019   Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces
    • CIT Code: AUTR130
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to prepare and apply refinishing materials to plastic and composite vehicle surfaces. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, preparing components, mixing and applying paint materials to plastic or composite components according to paint manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation. It applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP116   Rectify and touch up vehicle direct gloss paint faults using two-pack systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM785
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to rectify and touch up direct gloss paint faults on vehicle body components. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying and rectifying faults using two-pack paint according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP117   Rectify and touch up vehicle paint faults using clear over base two-pack systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM786
      Cost: Standard $176.00
      Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to rectify and touch up paint faults on vehicle body components. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying and rectifying faults using clear over base (COB) two-pack paint materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP123   Apply clear over base two-pack refinishing materials to vehicle body components
    • CIT Code: AUTM788
      Cost: Standard $99.00
      Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to mix and apply clear over base (COB) paint materials to vehicle body components. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint faults, preparing surface to be painted, selecting and applying COB two-pack refinishing materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR125   Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
    • CIT Code: AUTM686
      Cost: Standard $33.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to test, charge, replace, retest and secure a range of automotive batteries, including vehicle or machinery jump-starting procedures. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the battery to determine serviceability, charging, jump-starting, removing and replacing, and undertaking the final retesting of batteries, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those who work in the automotive service and repair industry. The batteries include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP107   Touch up minor vehicle paintwork damage
    • CIT Code: AUTM777
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Apprentice $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare spray painting equipment and apply paint materials to minor vehicle paintwork damage. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, mixing and matching paint and touching up painted surfaces to pre-damage condition, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Complete all 6

  • AURVTP114   Colour match multi-layer and clear over base two-pack paints on vehicles and components
    • CIT Code: AUTM783
      Cost: Standard $132.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to match vehicle or component multi-layer and clear over base paint colours using original equipment manufacturer (OEM) paint codes. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint codes, preparing colour matching test cards, mixing and spraying paint and conducting a visual colour match, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP118   Rectify vehicle multi-layer and pearl paint faults using two-pack systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM787
      Cost: Standard $176.00
      Apprentice $115.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to rectify multi-layer and pearl paint faults on vehicle body components. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying and rectifying paint faults using multi-layer and pearl two-pack paint materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP124   Apply clear over base multi-layer and pearl refinishing materials to vehicle body components
    • CIT Code: AUTM789
      Cost: Standard $99.00
      Apprentice $110.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to mix and apply clear over base (COB) multi-layer and pearl refinishing materials to vehicle body components. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint defects, preparing vehicle surfaces, selecting, mixing and applying refinishing materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP125   Apply water-based refinishing materials to vehicle bodies and substrates
    • CIT Code: AUTM790
      Cost: Standard $99.00
      Apprentice $115.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to mix and apply water-based refinishing materials in order to refinish a variety of vehicle bodies and substrates. This unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint defects, preparing surfaces, selecting, mixing and applying water-based refinishing materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive refinishing industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTP020   De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces
    • CIT Code: AUTR132
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $115.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to carry out final polishing activities on vehicle painted surfaces. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint defects, selecting buffing and polishing materials, de-nibbing, buffing and polishing surfaces, and completing workplace processes and documentation. It applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTN135   Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs
    • CIT Code: AUTM773
      Cost: Standard $44.00
      Apprentice $50.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to locate and apply original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or authorised agency recommended repair procedures during vehicle or component repair work. This unit involves preparing for the task, inspecting the vehicle damage, and identifying repair requirements according to OEM or authorised agency's specifications, developing a repair plan, and completing workplace processes and documentation.The unit applies to those working in the automotive body repair industry.No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate III Automotive Body Repair Technology AUR32116

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au