Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation (Paint and Panel)

Course code: AUR20716

This program provides students with the knowledge and skills to enhance their employment prospects in the paint and panel automotive related industries. The program includes industry research, applying safe working practices, welding, panel repair and detailing.

Are you suitable?

Consider this course if you:

  • Have an interest in cars
  • Enjoy hands on activities
  • Like using tools
  • Are patient and methodical
  • Are creative

For more information about this course, download the Information Booklet.

  • Sample competencies covered in Units 1 & 2 include:
    • Carry out basic repairs to vehicle body panels
    • Set up body alignment equipment on vehicles
    • Remove and realign vehicle body panels
  • Sample competencies covered in Units 3 & 4 include:
    • Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces
    • Clean and polish vehicle paint surfaces
    • Prepare surface and prime repaired body panels

Kangan Institute (Docklands Campus)

Kangan Institute
RTO Number: 3077

Units 1 & 2 | Wednesdays | 8.30am – 1.30pm
Units 3 & 4 | Wednesdays | 8.30am – 1.30pm

Part Time / Face to Face

This is a two year course.

Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

160 hours of work placement (over two years) is strongly recommended.

Contact the VET Coordinator at your Secondary College for specific information regarding your College’s application process. Your VET Coordinator and/or staff from your Secondary College will assist you with planning for your VCE or VCAL certificate and will advise you where a VET Course fits within this plan. They will also give you information about travel arrangements and any costs associated with VET Courses.

For information on the IMVC Application Process please go to About VET Delivered in Schools.

Contact your school to discuss fees for VET courses.

VCAL: This program contributes to the Industry Specific Skills Strand and may also contribute to the Work Related Skills Strand.

VCE: Students may be eligible to receive recognition of up to four units of credit: two units at the Units 1 & 2 level, and two units at the Units 3 & 4 level.

ATAR: This subject does not have a study score and therefore cannot contribute towards the student’s primary four. Students who receive a Units 3 & 4 sequence may be eligible for a 10% increment towards their ATAR (10% of the lowest result of your primary four scaled studies). Please note the student must already have English and three other fully scored VCE/VET subjects to create the primary four.

  • Panel Beater
  • Vehicle Painter
  • Vehicle Trimmer
  • Windscreen Fitter
  • Vehicle Dismantler
  • Spray Painter

Students are required to provide and wear long-sleeved overalls, leather upper boots and safety glasses.