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324111 - Panelbeater

Description

Repairs damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles and forms replacement vehicle panels. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level

3

Alternative Titles

    • Collision Repairer

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 4213-01 Supervisor, Panel Beaters
    • 4213-11 Panel Beater

Group: 3241 Panelbeaters

Description

repair damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles, and form replacement vehicle panels.

Tasks

    • removing damaged panels and parts, and removing upholstery and accessories to gain access
    • removing dents by hammering panels
    • straightening damaged vehicles and parts using mechanical and hydraulic equipment
    • replacing badly damaged sections with new or second-hand panels
    • filling depressions with plastic filler, and filing, grinding and sanding repaired surfaces
    • cutting and joining replacement sections using welding equipment
    • fitting repaired or replacement panels on vehicles and refitting body hardware such as door locks and trims
    • may assist vehicle body builders in constructing and restoring custom-designed, vintage and other specialty vehicles
    • may spray-paint vehicles

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 324111 Panelbeater

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Australia: 1300 619 977
International: +61 7 3181 5588

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Level 27 Santos Building, 32 Turbot St, Brisbane QLD Australia 4000
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