Qualification details

AUR32112 - Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 27/Jan/2015
(View details for release 2) Replaced11/Jan/2014
(View details for release 1) Replaced17/Jan/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AUR30805 - Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR32116 - Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology 13/Apr/2016

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AUMABA002 - Operate load shifting equipmentOperate load shifting equipment Elective
AUMGTY002 - Install vehicle componentsInstall vehicle components Elective
AURAFA2002 - Read in an automotive workplaceRead in an automotive workplace Elective
AURAFA2004 - Solve routine problems in an automotive workplaceSolve routine problems in an automotive workplace Elective
AURAFA3008 - Read and apply automotive repair instructionsRead and apply automotive repair instructions Core
AURAMA2001 - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with others Elective
AURASA2002 - Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplaceApply safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURETH3001 - Depower battery electric vehiclesDepower battery electric vehicles Elective
AURETH4011 - Deactivate and reinitialise power supply in hybrid electric vehiclesDeactivate and reinitialise power supply in hybrid electric vehicles Elective
AURETR2042 - Remove, refit and test electrical componentry for operation following body repair activitiesRemove, refit and test electrical componentry for operation following body repair activities Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 324111 Panelbeater 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4213-11 Panel Beater 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Automotive Service and Repair 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Heavy Vehicle Body and Chassis Repair Technician,Panelbeater,Vehicle Body Restorian Technician,Vehicle Body Restorian Technician,Heavy Vehicle Body and Chassis Repair Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 324111 Panelbeater 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4213-11 Panel Beater 07/Aug/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 07/Aug/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 17/Jan/2013 
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Modification History

Release 

Comment 

Release 1 

Replaces AUR30805 Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body

Release 2 

AUMABA3002 replaced by AUMAGA002

AUMGTY3002 replaced by AUMGTY002

Release 3 

Updated imported elective units:

RIIWHS204D replaces RIIOHS204A

Description

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.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who are repairing, maintaining and re-manufacturing the body of vehicles in the automotive industry.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • vehicle body repair technician
  • vehicle body restoration technician
  • heavy vehicle body and chassis repair technician.

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed AUR20912 Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40712 Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, 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

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the automotive body repair industry for this qualification. 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 verbal and non-verbal information and ideas with workplace colleagues, 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
  • interpreting the needs of customers
  • reading and interpreting workplace-related documentation

Teamwork 

  • identifying and describing own role and role of others
  • 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 potential problem and taking 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 and 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 diagnostic and test equipment
  • performance testing 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

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 30 units  of competency, consisting of:

  • 16 core units 

plus

  • 8 specialist elective units  in one  of the selected specialist groups relating to occupational streams

plus

  • 6 general elective units , of which:
  • up to 6  elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 5  elective units may be chosen from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.

Core units 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Common – Foundation Skills 

AURAFA3008

Read and apply automotive repair instructions

Common – Health and Safety 

AURASA2002

Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Electrical – Technical – Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR3025

Test, charge and replace batteries

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2002

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Chassis and Frame 

AURTTY3001

Repair chassis, frame and associated components

Vehicle Body – Environment – Body 

AURVEN3002

Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive body repair industry

Vehicle Body – Technical – Body 

AURVTN2003

Carry out pre-repair vehicle body operations

AURVTN2004

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

AURVTN3016

Repair body panels incorporating filler

AURVTN3020

Replace major welded panels

AURVTN3022

Repair vehicle body misalignment

AURVTN3023

Remove and replace adhesive bonded panels and structures

AURVTN3035

Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures

AURVTN4032

Determine vehicle damage and recommended repair procedures

Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURVTW2003

Carry out gas metal arc welding procedures

AURVTW2007

Conduct oxy-acetylene, thermal heating and cutting

Specialist elective units 

Group A: Vehicle Body Repair 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Vehicle Body – Technical 

AURVTA3002

Remove and replace supplementary restraint systems

Vehicle Body – Technical – Body 

AURVTN2002

Carry out panel repairs

AURVTN2005

Remove and fit protector mouldings, transfers and decals

AURVTN3015

Repair body panels using metal finishing techniques

AURVTN3017

Repair body panels and thermoplastic components

AURVTN3018

Repair and replace structural damage by welding

AURVTN3019

Repair and replace structural damage by riveting

AURVTN3026

Repair aluminium body panels (finishing)

AURVTN3027

Repair aluminium body panels (filling)

AURVTN3028

Identify and repair high strength steel components

AURVTN3029

Set up and operate universal measuring systems

AURVTN3031

Conduct major sectional repairs

Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURVTW2005

Carry out spot welding procedures

Group B: Vehicle Body Restoration 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURTTW2001

Carry out soft soldering techniques

Vehicle Body – Technical – Body 

AURVTN3015

Repair body panels using metal finishing techniques

AURVTN3021

Repair body components using lead wiping

AURVTN3025

Repair corroded panels and components

Vehicle Body – Technical – Fabrication 

AURVTS2006

Carry out fabrication of components

AURVTS3001

Carry out wood working operations for fabrication

AURVTS3002

Repair plugs, moulds, frames and flooring using wood materials

AURVTS3003

Fabricate composite material components

AURVTS3005

Fabricate vehicle body panels and components

Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURVTW2004

Carry out gas tungsten arc welding procedures

Imported Units 

MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

Group C: Heavy Vehicle Body and Chassis Repair 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical 

AURTTA3020

Apply heat-induction processes

Vehicle Body – Technical – Body 

AURVTN3019

Repair and replace structural damage by riveting

AURVTN3026

Repair aluminium body panels (finishing)

AURVTN3029

Set up and operate universal measuring systems

Vehicle Body – Technical – Paint 

AURVTP3013

Prepare substrate for refinishing

Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURVTW2004

Carry out gas tungsten arc welding procedures

Imported Units 

AUMABA002

Operate load shifting equipment

AUMGTY002

Mount and install assembled components to chassis or frame

MEM24001B

Perform basic penetrant testing

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

General elective units 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Common – Foundation Skills 

AURAFA2002

Read in an automotive workplace

AURAFA2004

Solve routine problems in an automotive workplace

Common – Management, Leadership and Supervision 

AURAMA2001

Work effectively with others

Electrical – Technical – Hybrid Vehicle and Battery Electric Vehicle 

AURETH3001

Depower battery electric vehicles

AURETH4011

Deactivate and reinitialise power supply in hybrid electric vehicles

Electrical – Technical – Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR2042

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

Vehicle Body – Technical 

AURVTA2001

Prepare vehicle, components and equipment for customer use

Vehicle Body – Technical – Body 

AURVTN2006

Remove and replace mechanical units and assemblies

AURVTN3013

Carry out paint-less dent repairs

Vehicle Body – Technical – Paint 

AURVTP2005

Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials

Vehicle Body – Technical – Fabrication 

AURVTS3004

Repair fibreglass and composite material components

Vehicle Body – Technical – Trimming and Upholstery 

AURVTT2009

Remove and replace seats and internal fittings

AURVTT3021

Select and use adhesives

Vehicle Body – Technical – Accessories 

AURVTV2001

Remove, replace, fit and test components and accessories

Imported Units 

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

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