New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3)

Gain foundation spray-painting and collision repair skills, ready to build skills in your specialisation. Learn in our professionally fitted workshops. Our industry partners have helped us develop the perfect facilities for panel and refinishing training.

What you will learn

  • Develop skills to prepare a vehicle for painting
  • Learn spray-painting techniques
  • Learn about light engineering
  • Gains skills in panel preparation and collision repair
  • Learn about automotive electrical and vehicle systems
  • Workplace health and safety

Career options

  • Auto body painter
  • Auto refinisher
  • Panel beater
  • Collision repairer
  • Automotive repair technician

Entry criteria

Under 20 years

10 credits NCEA Level 1 numeracy and 10 credits NCEA Level 1 literacy with at least 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing.

20+ years

If you’re 20 years or over, you may qualify for special admission on this programme. Contact us if you don’t meet the Under 20 entry criteria.

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