Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology

Certificate III   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 19 Mar 2018
 –   Ultimo
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  • Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who manufacture, repair and maintain trim components of a range of motor vehicles, marine craft, recreational and other vehicles in the automotive industry.

    Course outcomes and careers


    Entry requirements

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Enrol at any location

    Course type:
    Course start:
    Mon 19 Mar 2018
    Course duration:
    3 Years
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    24 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday, 7 February 2018 between 9.00am to 7.00pm at Ultimo College, Main Campus, Jones Street Mall, Building N, Ground Floor, Room 19 (NG.19).

    Note: This offering is for eligible Apprentices. Please bring a copy of your Training Plan Proposal/Apprenticeship Contract to information session.
    Once the Training Plan has been sighted and you have paid your first instalment minimum of $400, you will be provided with your timetable, assessment guides and the support services provided by TAFE NSW Ultimo.
    Please contact Autobody Head Teacher at TAFE NSW Ultimo, Rainer Malkki on 9217 4976 or Garry Clear on 9217 4601 if you have any questions.

    Indicative timetable:

    Your attendance will be block release classes over 3 years. Your class day/days and times to be confirmed at the information session.

    How to enrol or apply:

    Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (APN) and tell them you're interested in studying at Sydney TAFE. The APN will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the APN to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the APN will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.

    Find out more: http:// http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/individuals/apprenticeships_traineeships/getting_started/index.html

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion (capped at $2,000) of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    Additional Attendance Information

    Attendance can be negotiated so that it best suits you and your employer. Common attendance modes include going to class one day per week (part-time), or attending a block of classes e.g. three weeks of full-time study, three or four times a year (block release).


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    AURVTN035Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs20
    MSFUP3001Apply traditional foundations to upholstered furniture72
    AURVTW003Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections30
    AURVTT002Carry out repairs and alterations to automotive and marine trim40
    AURVTW006Carry out thermoplastic welding on vehicle trim components30
    AURVTT012Conduct sewing operations80
    AURAAA002Determine retail rates for automotive products and services60
    AURVTT013Fabricate and fit loose and fitted covers to vehicle seats and components30
    AURVTT014Fabricate and fit marine covers40
    AURVTT017Fabricate and install automotive and marine floor coverings30
    AURVTT019Fabricate and install automotive and marine frames, canopies and side curtains40
    AURVTT018Fabricate and install automotive and marine soft top hoods60
    AURVTT015Fabricate and install canvas products for automotive and marine components30
    AURVTS006Fabricate automotive and marine trim components80
    AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace25
    AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace20
    AURVTA001Prepare vehicles for customer use20
    AURAFA002Read and respond to automotive workplace information10
    AURVTT010Remove and manufacture or repair vehicle head lining30
    AURVTT003Remove and replace automotive and marine interior trim components20
    AURVTA002Remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint systems20
    AURVTS004Repair vehicle composite material components30
    AURVTT021Select and apply adhesives in automotive and marine service and repair work20
    AURVTT020Select and use leather in automotive and marine trimming80
    AURVTT005Select trim and fabric materials80
    AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits20
    AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles15
    AURVTT004Trim vehicle components80
    AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace20
    AURAMA001Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace20



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