1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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PANEL BEATERS repair damage to metal body work on vehicles and form replacement vehicle panels.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • removing damaged panels and parts, or removing upholstery and accessories to gain access
  • using panel-beating hammers to remove dents
  • straightening damaged vehicles and parts using mechanical and hydraulic equipment
  • filling depressions with plastic filler, and filing, grinding and sanding repaired surfaces
  • repairing panels by welding on new sections


This section contains the following subsection :
              4213-01 Supervisor, Panel Beaters
              4213-11 Panel Beater
              4213-81 Apprentice Panel Beater

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