AUR20916 Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


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


Students completing this course will be well positioned for an apprenticeship in either the Automotive Body Repair or Automotive Refinishing trades.


Once completing this course further study as an apprentice in Automotive Body Repair Technology or Automotive Refinishing Technology may be sought.

Course Delivery

Classroom/Practical Based Flexible Delivery.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

6 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace 25 $27.50
AURAFA002 Read and respond to automotive workplace information 10 $15.00
AURAMA001 Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace 20 $22.00
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace 20 $22.00
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace 20 $22.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles 15 $16.50
AURVTA001 Prepare vehicles for customer use 20 $22.00
AURVTK001 Use and maintain vehicle body repair hand tools 20 $22.00
AURVTN002 Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs 40 $44.00
AURVTN003 Remove and store vehicle body components 20 $22.00
AURVTN008 Clean vehicle body and door openings 15 $16.50
AURVTN016 Repair vehicle body panels using filler 35 $38.50
AURVTP001 Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces 20 $22.00
AURVTP002 Mask vehicle panels and components 20 $20.00
AURVTP003 Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use 40 $44.00
AURVTP005 Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components 20 $20.00
AURVTP006 Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces 30 $33.00
AURVTP008 Clean and polish vehicle paint surfaces 15 $16.50
AURVTP010 Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment 30 $33.00
AURVTP013 Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing 70 $77.00
AURVTP019 Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces 20 $22.00
AURVTP020 De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces 20 $22.00
AURVTP030 Apply paint to vehicle body panels 90 $99.00
AURVTT008 Clean vehicle interior trim 15 $16.50

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Practical task
  • Knowledge based test
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $1,409
Concession $567
RPL Government Subsidised $638
RPL Concession $128
RPL Self-funded $957
Self-Funded $1,728

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Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Intake Campus Course Details
2019 January Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based
2019 January Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time
2019 February Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom Based