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324211 - Vehicle Body Builder

Description

Manufactures and repairs prototype production units and purpose-built vehicle bodies such as buses, trucks, fire engines and caravans. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level

3

Alternative Titles

    • Vehicle Body Maker

Specialisations

    • Coach Builder

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 4215-01 Supervisor, Vehicle Body Makers
    • 4215-11 Vehicle Body Maker

Group: 3242 Vehicle Body Builders and Trimmers

Description

manufacture and repair prototype production units and purpose-built vehicle bodies, and install, repair and replace the interior trim of vehicles.

Tasks

    • constructing framework sections in metal, wood, fibreglass and other materials using shaping machines and cutting and welding equipment
    • bolting, screwing, riveting and welding sections together to form complete frameworks
    • cutting and shaping panels of sheetmetal, aluminium and reinforced plastic and attaching to frameworks using hand and power tools
    • modifying assembly line vehicles to special requirements
    • preparing new vehicle trim work according to drawings and sketches, and removing old
    • coverings and fittings from vehicles and taking new measurements
    • selecting and cutting pieces of fabric, vinyl and leather and sewing pieces together using heavy-duty sewing machines
    • installing internal trim in vehicles such as lining, floor coverings and armrests
    • attaching door trims, rubber seals, locks and handles

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

    • 324211 Vehicle Body Builder
    • 324212 Vehicle Trimmer

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PHONE:

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

HEAD OFFICE:

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