Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Vehicle Body Painting Pre-apprenticeship)

Jobs and Skills WA: Automotive courses
Ready for a career in the automotive industry?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Vehicle Body Painting) as a pre-apprenticeship, you'll have the job ready skills and knowledge that employers are looking for when they hire an apprentice!

You'll learn how to apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces; clean and polish paint surfaces; remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components; set up and use spray painting equipment for use; prepare and mask vehicle body panel surfaces; and to restore exterior vehicle body paint.

If you love working on vehicles and have a passion for bringing faded paintwork and other blemishes back to as good as new — this could be the career for you!

Pre-apprenticeship or Pre-traineeship
Industry: Automotive
National course code: AUR20920 | WA State ID: AC36

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Are you revved up for a career in giving cars their shine?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology (Vehicle Body Painting Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice auto body repairer/painter.

South Metropolitan TAFE is the only TAFE in WA offering this qualification.

Learn in specialised facilities

South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

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