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.

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

Dane is able to follow environmental and sustainability best practices, including complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations as well as following sustainability practices that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices and outputs.

AURVTN035 Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs

Dane is able to locate and apply original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or authorised agency’s recommended repair procedures during vehicle or component repair work. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the vehicle damage, and identifying repair requirements according to OEM or authorised agency’s specifications, developing a repair plan, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURAFA008 Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions

Dane is able to source, interpret and apply repair requirements from automotive workplace instructions and work orders. It involves following worksheets and work orders when conducting vehicle repairs.

AURETR042 Remove, refit and operate electrical components following body repair activities

Dane is able to remove, refit and test the operation of electrical components following body repair activities. Electrical components include headlights, tail-lights, mirrors, antennas, sensors, actuators, and vehicle, vessel or machinery control modules. These components are not an integral part of vehicle controller area network databus (CAN-bus) typography and do not require programming procedures following fitting activities.

AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Dane is able to identify and follow safety and emergency procedures in an automotive workplace. It involves those safety procedures to be followed when using workplace hand tools and hand-held power tools, fixed equipment, and chemicals, and when running vehicles and machinery. It includes the individual’s responsibility for safety and emergency response in the event of an accident or incident.

AURTTA020 Apply heat induction processes

Dane is able to apply heat using induction processes when repairing vehicle chassis and components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying damage, operating heat induction equipment according to manufacturer specifications, completing repairs to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or authorised agency’s specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

Dane is able to test, charge, replace, retest and secure a range of automotive batteries, including vehicle or machinery jump-starting procedures. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the battery to determine serviceability, charging, jump-starting, removing and replacing, and undertaking the final retesting of batteries, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTA001 Prepare vehicles for customer use

Dane is able to clean and detail vehicles and components before customer delivery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using cleaning products, materials, and cleaning tools and equipment, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN018 Repair and replace vehicle structural damage

Dane is able to repair the structural damage of vehicle body components using straightening and replacement techniques. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, fitting, aligning and welding structural sections, finishing repairs to pre-paint condition, undertaking a final inspection of body repair work, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Dane is able to select, use, maintain and store tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.

AURVTN016 Repair vehicle body panels using filler

Dane is able to repair vehicle body panels using filler. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying body filler type and specifications, calculating and mixing body filler and applying it to panels, completing repairs to pre-paint condition, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN028 Identify and repair high strength steel vehicle components

Dane is able to locate, identify and repair high strength steel (HSS) vehicle components, including advanced and ultra-high strength steel. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, confirming recommended repair procedure from original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or authorised agency, selecting repair procedures and recommended welding method, removing and replacing HSS components, finishing HSS repairs to pre-paint condition, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN020 Remove and replace major welded panels on vehicles

Dane is able to remove and replace vehicle welded panels and panel sections. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, removing, repairing, aligning and welding major vehicle panels and sections, finishing repair to pre-paint condition, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTA002 Remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint systems

Dane is able to remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint system (SRS) units and assemblies. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment to deactivate, remove and replace SRS components, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN029 Set up and operate universal vehicle measuring systems

Dane is able to set up and use a universal measuring system to measure vehicle chassis misalignment at pre- and post-repair intervals. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, setting measuring equipment, measuring vehicle upper and underbody in three dimensions, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN022 Repair vehicle body misalignment

Dane is able to repair vehicle misalignment. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, setting up vehicle body measuring equipment, taking measurements, identifying and repairing vehicle body misalignment to pre-paint condition, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURTTY001 Repair vehicle chassis, frame and associated components

Dane is able to inspect, repair and align chassis, frame and components to vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying damage, taking pre-repair measurements, conducting repairs, taking post-repair measurements according to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or authorised agency specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP013 Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing

Dane is able to prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing by removing surface rust and scale, and applying primers and sealers before the final refinishing. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, selecting and using materials, cleaning vehicle substrate surfaces according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN023 Repair adhesive bonded structural damage on vehicles

Dane is able to repair bonded vehicle body panels and structures using an adhesive attachment method. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, removing bonded structural damage, repairing panel sections, applying approved adhesives and realigning the structural repair, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN005 Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles

Dane is able to remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using tools and equipment, removing and replacing mouldings, badges, transfers and decals, selecting adhesives according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTW005 Carry out spot welding

Dane is able to carry out spot welding to replace structural and non-structural vehicle body sections according to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or authorised agency procedures. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using spot welding equipment, adjusting spot welder, operating spot welder, selecting and using suitable personal protective equipment (PPE), inspecting and testing weld quality, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN032 Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair procedures

Dane is able to inspect a vehicle for damage and determine suitable repair procedure. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using measuring equipment, inspecting damage, determining repair requirements, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN003 Remove and store vehicle body components

Dane is able to perform pre-repair activities by removing and storing vehicle body components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, following workplace instructions in removing, tagging and storing body components as part of pre-repair requirements, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN002 Carry out non-structural vehicle panel repairs

Dane is able to perform non-structural vehicle panel repairs to pre-paint condition. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, repairing panels according to manufacturer specifications and workplace procedures, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTW003 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections

Dane is able to carry out advanced gas metal arc welding (GMAW) to replace structural and non-structural vehicle body sections during vehicle body repair work. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using GMAW equipment, setting gas flow pressures and welder settings, operating gas metal arc welder, selecting and using suitable personal protective equipment (PPE), inspecting and testing weld quality, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN017 Repair vehicle thermoplastic body panels and components

Dane is able to repair vehicle interior and exterior thermoplastic panels and components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist thermoplastic repair tools and materials, repairing thermoplastic components to pre-paint condition, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP005 Apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components

Dane is able to apply rust prevention and sound deadening materials to vehicle body components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist application tools and equipment, selecting and applying materials according to manufacturer specifications and safety data instructions, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN004 Remove, replace and align bolt-on vehicle body panels and components

Dane is able to remove, reassemble and align vehicle body panels as part of vehicle body repair activities. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, following original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or authorised agency specifications and workplace procedures, carrying out a final alignment inspection, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTW007 Carry out oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting on vehicle body sections

Dane is able to set up an oxyacetylene plant, follow safety requirements, adjust gauges to recommended working pressures, and conduct thermal heating and cutting. It involves preparing for the task, identifying and adjusting flame appropriate to thermal heating and cutting requirements, selecting and using suitable personal protective equipment (PPE), performing oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting to given instructions, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTN015 Repair vehicle body panels using metal finishing

Dane is able to carry out metal finishing to repair vehicle body panels, incorporating heat shrinking. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, setting an oxyacetylene plant, panel beating and file finishing vehicle panels to pre-paint condition without using body fillers, and completing workplace processes and documentation.