New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing

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

Enjoy repairing and working on cars. This programme gives students introductory skills in spray-painting and collision repair. Students learn in our specially fitted workshops where collision repair training is taught by experienced tutors.

What you will learn

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.

  • 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 requirements

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.

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WelTec.

From 2023, WelTec and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. All programmes offered by WelTec and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review, to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme you have enrolled in may change over time.

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We're here to help! For any enquiries call us on 0800 935 832 or send us a message at information@weltec.ac.nz

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