AUR40720 - Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology

Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a AUR40720 – Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology via our RTO partners.


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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform as a team leader or workplace manager in the automotive body repair and refinishing sector. A wide range of technical skills, knowledge, leadership and supervision of others is expected.

Entry Requirements

Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology must have completed an automotive Certificate III in one of the following disciplines, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

  • AUR32116 Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • AUR32216 Certificate III in Automotive Glazing Technology
  • AUR32316 Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology
  • AUR32416 Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 10 units of competency
  • core units, plus
  • elective units

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome, without duplicating the outcome of another unit chosen for this qualification.

The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • up to 4 units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed below
  • up to 2 units may be chosen from a Certificate III qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.

Core Units 

Unit code 

Unit title 


Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace


Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace


Estimate and quote automotive body repairs


Inspect quality of vehicle repair work


Inspect vehicle damage and determine repair procedures


Apply original equipment manufacturer repair procedures during vehicle repairs

Elective Units 

Unit code 

Unit title 


Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles


Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles


Review vehicle repair quotations


Apply automotive mechanical and electrical knowledge to vehicle loss assessments


Apply automotive body and paint knowledge to vehicle loss assessments


Evaluate vehicle bodywork for damage and identify repair requirements


Evaluate vehicle paintwork for damage and identify refinish requirements


Remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint systems


Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs


Influence and lead work groups in an automotive manufacturing workplace


Lead effective workplace relationships


Build client relationships and business networks


Maintain business records


Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements


Improve cost factors in work practices


Mentor in the workplace


Apply conflict/grievance resolution strategies

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    Portfolio of Experience

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    Evidence Review

    Once one of our partner registered training organisations (RTOs) has assessed your portfolio, the assessor assigned to your case may be in touch if any additional evidence is required. If you have any weak areas, the RTO may assign a trainer to upskill you at no cost to you.

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    ITEC Australia is partnered with Registered Training Organisations whose qualifications are nationally recognised in Australia, and are the same as the qualification you would receive from full time study. Qualifications can also be useful for licensing or immigration purposes.