This qualification reflects the role of individuals who paint, refinish, repair and maintain painted surfaces on a range of automotive vehicles, recreational vehicles and other vehicles in the automotive industry.

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

Troy 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.

AURVTP006 Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces

Troy is able to prepare vehicle surfaces and then apply refinishing primers to them prior to final paint coats. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, mixing and applying automotive primers to substrate surfaces according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP001 Remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces

Troy is able to remove paint from vehicle painted surfaces using a variety of industry-approved methods and without causing damage to vehicle and components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools, equipment and chemicals to remove paint from metal and plastic component surfaces in preparation for repairs or refinishing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTA001 Prepare vehicles for customer use

Troy 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.

AURAFA008 Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions

Troy 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.

AURVTP019 Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces

Troy is able to prepare and apply refinishing materials to plastic and composite vehicle surfaces. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, preparing components, mixing and applying paint materials to plastic or composite components according to paint manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP014 Colour match multi-layer and clear over base two-pack paints on vehicles and components

Troy is able to match vehicle or component multi-layer and clear over base paint colours using original equipment manufacturer (OEM) paint codes. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint codes, preparing colour matching test cards, mixing and spraying paint and conducting a visual colour match, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP017 Rectify and touch up vehicle paint faults using clear over base two-pack systems

Troy is able to rectify and touch up paint faults on vehicle body components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying and rectifying faults using clear over base (COB) two-pack paint materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Troy 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.

AURVTN035 Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs

Troy 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.

AURVTP012 Apply air dry and polyurethane refinishing materials

Troy is able to apply air dry and polyurethane refinishing materials to a variety of vehicle components by spray gun application. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, mixing and applying automotive paint materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP028 Carry out custom painting techniques to vehicle body panels

Troy is able to prepare and apply custom painting techniques to a variety of vehicle body panels or substrates in order to produce custom illustrations, graphics and visual effects. It includes developing paint stencils and applying clear or tinted top coat refinishing materials by spray gun application. The unit involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, selecting designs and creating special painted effects using refinishing materials according to workplace or customer instructions, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP003 Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use

Troy is able to clean and maintain vehicle spray painting equipment. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using cleaning materials and equipment, preparing spray painting equipment for vehicle refinishing activities, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP024 Apply clear over base multi-layer and pearl refinishing materials to vehicle body components

Troy is able to mix and apply clear over base (COB) multi-layer and pearl refinishing materials to vehicle body components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint defects, preparing vehicle surfaces, selecting, mixing and applying refinishing materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP004 Apply basic colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codes

Troy is able to colour match paints using original equipment manufacturer (OEM) paint codes. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, preparing colour matching test cards, mixing and spraying paint and conducting a visual colour match, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURAFA002 Read and respond to automotive workplace information

Troy is able to read automotive workplace documentation in order to perform routine inspection, service and repair tasks. It involves reading texts and manuals, and identifying and applying key information.

AURVTP023 Apply clear over base two-pack refinishing materials to vehicle body components

Troy is able to mix and apply clear over base (COB) paint materials to vehicle body components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint faults, preparing surface to be painted, selecting and applying COB two-pack refinishing materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP011 Apply solid acrylic two-pack materials to vehicle components

Troy is able to apply solid acrylic two-pack materials to a variety of vehicle components by spray gun application. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, mixing and applying automotive paint materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

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

AURVTN005 Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles

Troy 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.

AURVTN016 Repair vehicle body panels using filler

Troy 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.

AURVTP025 Apply water-based refinishing materials to vehicle bodies and substrates

Troy is able to mix and apply water-based refinishing materials in order to refinish a variety of vehicle bodies and substrates. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint defects, preparing surfaces, selecting, mixing and applying water-based refinishing materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP020 De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces

Troy is able to carry out final polishing activities on vehicle painted surfaces. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint defects, selecting buffing and polishing materials, de-nibbing, buffing and polishing surfaces, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

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

Troy 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.

AURVTP015 Match direct gloss solid paint colour on vehicles or components

Troy is able to match vehicle or component direct gloss solid paint colours using original equipment manufacturer (OEM) paint codes. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying paint codes, preparing colour matching test cards, mixing and spraying paint and conducting a visual colour match, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP010 Prepare and operate vehicle paint drying equipment

Troy is able to prepare paint drying equipment. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, setting, operating and maintaining paint drying equipment to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP013 Prepare vehicle substrates for refinishing

Troy 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.

AURVTP016 Rectify and touch up vehicle direct gloss paint faults using two-pack systems

Troy is able to rectify and touch up direct gloss paint faults on vehicle body components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying and rectifying faults using two-pack paint according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP002 Mask vehicle panels and components

Troy is able to apply masking materials in preparation for vehicle and component refinishing. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using tools and equipment, selecting masking materials appropriate to the vehicle or component, masking off surrounding panels and components before refinishing activities, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURVTP018 Rectify vehicle multi-layer and pearl paint faults using two-pack systems

Troy is able to rectify multi-layer and pearl paint faults on vehicle body components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools and equipment, identifying and rectifying paint faults using multi-layer and pearl two-pack paint materials according to manufacturer specifications, and completing workplace processes and documentation.