InTech Institute of Technology

Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology

InTech Institute of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 096527G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks when repairing and maintaining the body of cars, heavy vehicles and other vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector. You will spend 80 percent of your schedule gaining hands-on training in a well laid-out, state-of-the-art automotive workshop.

What you'll learn

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 30 units

  • 16 core units
  • 14 elective units

Mandatory Units:

  • AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • AURAFA008 Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions
  • AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • AURTTY001 Repair vehicle chassis, frame and associated components
  • AURVTN003 Remove and store vehicle body components
  • AURVTN004 Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components
  • AURVTN016 Repair vehicle body panels using filler
  • AURVTN020 Remove and replace major welded panels on vehicles
  • AURVTN022 Repair vehicle body misalignment
  • AURVTN023 Repair adhesive bonded structural damage on vehicles
  • AURVTN032 Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair procedures
  • AURVTN035 Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs
  • AURVTW003 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
  • AURVTW007 Carry out oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting on vehicle body sections


14 elective units, of which:

  • 8 units from one of the Specialist Elective Unit Groups A to C
  • of the remaining units required to make up the elective unit total:
  • up to 6 units may be chosen from the Specialist Elective Unit Groups and the General Elective Units
  • Points associated with prerequisites count towards the total

Career Pathways

Potential Career Pathways: On successful completion of this course, a student can find employment as a qualified motor mechanic. You may find a career as an:

  • Automotive Painting Technician
  • Heavy Vehicle Body and Chassis Technician
  • Vehicle Body Repair Technician
  • Vehicle Body Restoration Technician
  • Vehicle Glazing Technician
  • Vehicle Trimmer

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 18,000 for the entire course
Start date: September 2021
January 2022
April 2022
Duration: 105 weeks
Study mode: Full time

InTech Institute of Technology

Brisbane Campus
21 Parkview Street Brisbane Queensland 4064

Entry criteria

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, Although, It is highly recommended that the student have:

  • have satisfactory numeracy and literacy capabilities
  • are mature age (over 18 years at the time of commencement) and
  • have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course.

English Proficiency requirements:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 (academic test version) or TOEFL PBT score of 530 or TOEFL CBT score of 197 or TOEFL;
  • IBT overall score 71 ( No band less than 70) or equivalent


InTech Institute of Technology
Brisbane Campus
21 Parkview Street Brisbane Queensland 4064