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Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies (Panel & Paint)

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  • Objectives
    The Gordon's collision repair courses will equip you with skills and knowledge to work in the automotive industry in various roles. The Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies offers an opportunity for students to prepare for employment as an apprentice in automotive trades. Certificate II graduates will need to be indentured by an employer before they continue their training as an apprentice. Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies graduates can look forward to an enhanced opportunity of gaining an apprenticeship in the collision repair industry. Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body graduates can look forward to a promising career in the collision repair industry.
  • Entry requirements
    To apply to study the Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies you must fill out a Direct Entry Application Form. There are no specific entry requirements for this course. You should be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts equivalent to a Year 10 qualification*. You may be required to attend an information session and your skills may be evaluated at this time. * If you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level required you may be accepted to study the Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies, but you may be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies (Panel & Paint)
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies (Panel & Paint). The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
     
    Title     Approx. Hours

    Set Up and Use Oxy Acetylene Equipment     30
    Set-Up and Use Welding Equipment     40
    Clean a Vehicle     20
    Carry Out Panel Beating Hand Skill Procedures     35
    Remove and Realign Body Panels     40
    Carry Out Basic Panel Repair     40
    Set Up Body Alignment Equipment     40
    Repair a Plastic Component     15
    Maintain and Test a Spray Gun     20
    Apply Vehicle Paint to a Body Panel     90
    Carry Out Industry Research     40
     
    Duration
    The Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies is a full-time 14-week course. Students can expect approximately 30 hours of class attendance each week. Student intakes are generally in January, May and August.

    Pathways
    Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

    Certificate II in Automotive Technology Studies (Panel & Paint)

        * Apprentice in automotive industry

            
    Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body
     
    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.
     
    Gordon Institute Support Services

    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.

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