AUR32416 Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

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Course Overview

A Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology will set you up for a career painting and maintaining the surfaces of vehicles and industrial machinery. If you’re interested in a career as a vehicle refinishing technician, this course will give you the skills you need. You’ll learn to paint, refinish and repair painted surfaces on a range of automotive vehicles and non-automotive machinery.

The Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology is a practical qualification with hands-on training in a range of trade techniques. Course delivery will vary depending on your provider, but you might cover topics including inspecting vehicle paint and recommending repair procedures, applying basic colour matching techniques and repairing thermoplastic body panels. Enquire now for a full list of study units, entry requirements and start dates.


Nationally recognised training

Average duration

6 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Spray Painter$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Service Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Workshop Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Parts Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Senior Automotive Mechanic$1,350 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

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