Qualification details

AUR30805 - Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 20/Dec/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced21/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by AUR32112 - Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology17/Jan/2013
Is superseded by AUR32212 - Certificate III in Automotive Glazing Technology17/Jan/2013
Is superseded by AUR32312 - Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology17/Jan/2013
Is superseded by AUR32412 - Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology17/Jan/2013

Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 324211 Vehicle Body Builder 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 421 Automotive Tradespersons 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 324211 Vehicle Body Builder 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 421 Automotive Tradespersons 18/Nov/2005 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 18/Nov/2005 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 25/Mar/2009 
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Modification History

One imported unit of competency deleted: 

TLIC107C

Five AUR units of competency update: 

AURV326366AB replaces AURV326366AA

AURV326367B replaces AURV326367A

AURVNN4001 replaces AURV465101A

AURVNN4001 replaces AURV465102A

AURVNP4001 replaces AURV465201A

Four imported unit of competency updated: 

BSBFLM312C replaces BSBFLM312B

LMFGG2005C replaces LMFGG2005B

LMFGG3001C replaces LMFGG3001B

LMFGG3002C replaces LMFGG3002B

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain the body of cars and other vehicles within the automotive industry. It is suitable for entry into the automotive vehicle body repair sector.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate III in Automotive Specialist is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are repairing and maintaining the body of vehicles in the automotive industry.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • panel beater
  • vehicle painter
  • vehicle body builder
  • vehicle trimmer
  • windscreen fitter.

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed AUR20905 Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Body or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40208 Certificate IV in Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Additional qualification advice 

The Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body may be attained as a generic qualification, or where a particular occupational outcome is required, may include a specialisation.

The specialisations for this qualification are:

  • body building
  • vehicle painting
  • vehicle glazing
  • vehicle trimming.

Advice is provided at the end of this qualification on the recommended units of competency for each specialisation.

Where elective units of competency are packaged to suit a particular industry sector or occupational outcome, Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) might issue, for example, a:

Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body (specialising in vehicle painting)

OR 

Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body (vehicle painting)

It should be noted that a qualification with a specialisation does not change the title of the qualification, although RTOs may choose to record the specialisation below  the title.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing considerations 

Some jurisdictions require this qualification for licensing purposes. In addition some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills for this qualification as identified by the vehicle body sector of the automotive industry. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Clearly communicating workplace information and ideas with workplace colleagues (verbal and non-verbal), including use of automotive terms
  • Completing workplace reports
  • Using and contributing to workplace procedures
  • Maintaining workplace records
  • Communicating with colleagues and clients to handle verbal enquiries, such as clarifying instructions and responding to requests for information
  • Communicating with people who speak languages other than English and in a cross-cultural context
  • Interpreting the needs of customers
  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation

Teamwork

  • Identifying and describe own role and role of others
  • Working within a team
  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role to complete activities efficiently to support team activities and tasks

Problem solving

  • Recognising a workplace problem or a potential problem and take action
  • Determining problems needing priority action
  • Referring problems outside area of responsibility to appropriate person and suggesting possible causes
  • Seeking information and assistance as required to solve problems
  • Using a range of problem-solving techniques
  • Taking action to resolve concerns
  • Developing practical responses to common breakdowns in workplace systems and procedures

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new and emerging situations in the workplace
  • Being proactive and creative in responding to workplace problems, changes and challenges

Planning and organising

  • Planning own work requirements and prioritising actions to achieve required outcomes and ensure tasks are completed on time
  • Identifying risk factors and taking action to minimise risk

Self-management

  • Selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
  • Recognising limitations and seeking timely advice
  • Planning own work requirements, setting own work program and managing time to ensure tasks are completed on time
  • Following workplace documentation, such as codes of practice or operating procedures

Learning

  • Asking questions to gain information
  • Identifying sources of information, assistance and expert knowledge to expand knowledge, skills and understanding
  • Participating in self-improvement activities
  • Participating in development of workplace continuous improvement strategies
  • Helping others develop competency

Technology

  • Operating specialist tools and equipment
  • Performance testing of components, systems and equipment
  • Using tools and equipment efficiently and safely
  • Storing and caring for components, parts, tools, test equipment and support equipment
  • Using business technology to collect, analyse and provide information

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body, competency must be achieved in twenty eight  (28 ) units of competency.

  • two  (2 ) core units of competency
  • twenty six  (26 ) elective units of competency, as specified below.

  • a minimum of twenty  (20 ) elective units of competency from Group A
  • a maximum of six  (6 ) elective units of competency from Group B, drawn from any combination of:
  • units not already chosen from Group A
  • relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are aligned to Certificate II, III and IV qualifications
  • a maximum of twelve  (12 ) elective units may be selected from units aligned to Certificate II qualifications
  • a maximum of two  (2 ) elective units may be selected from units aligned to Certificate IV qualifications.

Note :

Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for completion of the qualification.

The following pairs of units must not be chosen together when achieving this qualification:

MEM05003B

Perform soft soldering

AURV223808A

Carry out soft soldering techniques

MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

AURV223608A

Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating procedures

MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

AURV223608A

Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating procedures

MEM05017D

Weld using gas metal arc welding process

AURV281308A

Carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures

Core units of competency 

  • Complete the following one  (1 ) unit of competency:

AURC270103A

Apply safe working practices

  • Plus, one  (1 ) of the following environmental units of competency.

AURC272003A

Apply environmental regulations and best practice in a workplace or business

(applicable to glaziers, window tinters, etc who are not dealing with the toxic substances found in mechanical or body repair workplaces)

AURT271781A

Implement and monitor environmental regulations in the automotive mechanical industry

(applicable to vehicle dismantlers/assemblers)

AURV371481A

Implement and monitor environmental regulations and best practice in the body repair industry

(applicable specifically to those in a body repair workshop)

Elective units of competency 

Group A -Elective units 

  • Complete a minimum of twenty  (20 ) units of competency from the following lists.

Electrical 

AURE218664A

Remove and replace electrical/electronic units/assemblies

AURE218676A

Test, service and charge batteries

AURE218708A

Carry out repairs to single electrical circuits

AURE218764A

Remove, refit and test electrical componentry for normal operation following body repair activities

AURE220140A

Manufacture and repair wiring harness/looms

AURE224008A

Carry out soldering of electrical wiring/circuits

Environmental 

AURV471482A

Plan and manage compliance with environmental regulations in the body repair industry

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

General mechanical 

AURC252103A

Apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes

AURT222170A

Service air compressors and air lines

AURT225156A

Read and interpret engineering drawings

AURT225667A

Use and maintain measuring equipment

AURT270278A

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

AURT325149A

Prepare engineering drawings

AURT365130A

Inspect vehicle systems and determine preferred repair action

AURT365508A

Carry out vehicle safety/roadworthy inspection

AURT366108A

Carry out diagnostic procedures

AURV228630A

Inspect vehicle for saleable items and determine their value

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

Common 

AURC252327A

Identify, clarify and resolve problems

AURC270688A

Work effectively with others

AURC270789A

Communicate effectively in the workplace

AURC270889A

Communicate business information

AURC365722A

Estimate complex jobs

AURS241608A

Carry out cash and/or credit/funds transfer transactions

AURS252290A

Process customer complaints

BSBCMN311B

Maintain workplace safety

BSBFLM312C

Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBWOR301A

Organise personal work priorities and development

HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

VEHICLE BODY 

Assessment and quotations 

AURVNN4001

Evaluate vehicle bodywork for damage and identify repair requirements

AURVNP4001

Evaluate vehicle paintwork for damage and identify refinish requirements

Accessories 

AURV232165A

Remove, replace, fit and test components/accessories

Body repair 

AURV225908A

Carry out panel repairs

AURV226108A

Carry out pre-repair operations (vehicle body)

AURV226864A

Remove, replace and realign bolt-on panels, sections and fittings

AURV226965A

Remove and replace/fit protector mouldings, transfers and decals

AURV227064A

Remove and replace mechanical units/assemblies

AURV324431A

Install vehicle sunroofs

AURV325808A

Carry out paint-less dent repairs

AURV326266AA

Repair body panels (beating and split repair)

AURV326266BA

Repair body panels (metal finishing)

AURV326266CA

Repair body panels (incorporating filler)

AURV326266DA

Repair body panels/components (thermo plastic)

AURV326366AB

Repair/replace structural damage (welding)

AURV326366BA

Repair/replace structural damage (riveting)

AURV326367B

Replace major welded panels

AURV326466A

Repair body components using lead wiping

AURV326508A

Repair vehicle body misalignment

AURV326708A

Carry out major sectional repair

AURV326964A

Remove and replace adhesive bonded panels and structures

AURV327164A

Remove and replace supplementary restraint systems (SRS)

AURV327231A

Install vehicle body component seals

AURV327366A

Repair corroded panels and components

AURV327466AA

Repair aluminium body panels (finishing)

AURV327466BA

Repair aluminium body panels (filling)

Fabrication 

AURV224508A

Carry out fabrication of components

AURV324708A

Carry out wood working operations for fabrication

AURV324766A

Repair plugs, moulds, frames and flooring using wood materials

AURV324823A

Fabricate composite material components

AURV324866A

Repair fibreglass/composite material components

Frame repairs 

AURV328166A

Repair and align motorcycle frames

AURV328366A

Repair chassis/frame and associated components

Glass, windscreens and tinting 

AURV233163A

Remove and install rear vision mirrors

AURV233166A

Repair laminated glass

AURV233363A

Remove and install rubber glazed windscreens

AURV233463A

Remove and install butyl sealed windscreens

AURV233563A

Remove and install direct glazed windscreens

AURV233663A

Remove and install framed type windscreens

AURV233849A

Prepare surfaces and apply window tinting

AURV333763A

Remove and install fixed body glass

AURV333863A

Remove and install movable body glass

AURV333215A

Cut and process flat laminated glass

AURV334031A

Install side windows

AURV334163A

Remove and install rubber and urethane (heavy vehicle) glazed windscreens

AURV334263A

Remove and install 'large' vehicle windscreens

PRMCL09B

Clean glass surfaces

LMFGG2005C

Move glass sheets by hand

LMFGG3002C

Assess glass and glazing requirements

LMFGG3001C

Store and handle glass

Paint and refinish 

AURV229503A

Apply paint removal methods

AURV229603AA

Apply acrylic lacquer refinishing materials

AURV229608A

Carry out masking procedures

AURV229749A

Prepare spray painting materials and equipment

AURV229803AA

Apply fundamental colour matching techniques

AURV230203A

Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials

AURV230349A

Prepare vehicle components for paint repairs

AURV230449A

Apply paint touch-up techniques

AURV232108A

Carry out custom graphics design and layout techniques

AURV232208A

Carry out fundamental airbrush application techniques

AURV329549A

Prepare spray booths and paint drying equipment

AURV329603BA

Apply solid acrylic enamel refinishing materials (two component system)

AURV329603CA

Apply clear over base refinishing materials (two component system)

AURV329603DA

Apply air dry and polyurethane enamel refinishing materials

AURV329603EA

Apply clear over base multi layer/pearl refinishing materials

AURV329603FA

Apply water based refinishing materials

AURV329649A

Prepare substrate for refinishing

AURV329803BA

Apply multi layer/clear over base colour matching techniques

AURV329803CA

Apply solid colour matching techniques

AURV329903AA

Carry out paint rectification and touch up work for solids (two component system)

AURV329903BA

Carry out paint rectification and touch up work for clear over base (two component system)

AURV329903CA

Carry out paint rectification and touch up work for multi layer/pearl (two component system)

AURV330149A

Prepare and paint plastic components

AURV330508A

Carry out denibbing, buffing and polishing

AURV332308A

Carry out custom painting techniques

Trimming 

AURV230608A

Carry out sewing repairs and alterations

AURV230708A

Carry out trim repairs and alterations

AURV230864A

Remove and replace vehicle interior trim components

AURV231208A

Carry out trimming of vehicle components

AURV231268A

Select and apply trim/fabric materials and determine attachment methods

AURV231368A

Select and apply trim/fabric adhesives

AURV330964A

Remove and replace vehicle head lining

AURV331066A

Repair seat frames

AURV331108A

Carry out sewing operations

AURV331423AA

Fabricate and install loose and fitted covers

AURV331423BA

Fabricate and install marine covers

AURV331423CA

Fabricate and install canvas products

AURV331423DA

Fabricate and install frame structures

AURV331423EA

Fabricate and install floor coverings

AURV331423FA

Fabricate and install hoods (soft tops)

AURV331423GA

Fabricate and install canopies and curtains

Vehicle presentation 

AURV231649A

Prepare vehicle/component/equipment for customer use

AURV231786AA

Wash/clean vehicle body and door cavities

AURV231786BA

Wash/clean vehicle engine and engine compartment

AURV231786CA

Wash/clean vehicle underbody

AURV231809AA

Clean and finish plastic trim and fittings

AURV231809BA

Clean and finish vehicle interior trim and seats

AURV231809CA

Clean and polish vehicle exterior paint

AURV231964A

Remove and replace seats and internal fittings

AURV331987A

Restore vehicle exterior paint

Vehicle salvage 

AURV228603A

Apply legal requirements for vehicle dismantlers

AURV228617A

Disassemble and test vehicle units/components

AURV228662A

Remove salvageable components

AURV328916A

Determine vehicle rescue method and ascertain cost

AURV328961A

Recover vehicle

Welding 

Prerequisites 

AURV223608A

Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating procedures

AURV223808A

Carry out soft soldering techniques

AURV281108A

Carry out manual metal arc welding procedures

AURV281208A

Carry out brazing procedures

AURV281308A

Carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures

AURV281408A

Carry out gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding procedures

MEM05003B

Perform soft soldering

MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05017D

Weld using gas metal arc welding process

MEM05050B MEM05051A MEM05052A MEM12023A MEM18001C MEM18002B MEM09002B

MEM05050B

Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM05051A

Select welding processes

MEM05052A

Apply safe welding practices

Group B  - Other elective units 

  • The balance of units, to a maximum of six  (6 ), may be drawn from any combination of:
  • units not already chosen from Group A
  • relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are aligned to Certificate II, III and IV qualifications.

Specialisation advice 

Unit selection for a particular occupational stream must adhere to the packaging rules specified above. Examples of appropriate elective units for particular outcomes are provided below.

Note: A specialisation does not alter the title of the qualification although RTOs may choose to record the specialist occupational stream. Refer to Additional qualification advice .

Body building

The following two (2) units are recommended for this specialisation:

AURT225667A

Use and maintain measuring equipment

AURT325149A

Prepare engineering drawings

  • plus four (4) units of competency from the Fabrication group in Group A
  • plus three (3) units of competency from the Welding group in Group A.

Panel beating

A minimum of fourteen (14) units of competency from the Body repair group in Group A are recommended for this specialisation

Vehicle glazing

A minimum of ten (10) units of competency from the Glass, windscreens and tinting group in Group A are recommended for this specialisation

Vehicle painting

A minimum of fourteen (14) units of competency from the Paint and refinish group in Group A are recommended for this specialisation

Vehicle trimming

A minimum of nineteen (19) units of competency from the Trim group in Group A are recommended for this specialisation.

  • plus one (1) unit of competency from the Body repair group.

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