1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    PANELBEATERS repair damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles, and form replacement vehicle panels.

    Indicative 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.

    Tasks Include:

    • removing damaged panels and parts, and removing upholstery and accessories to gain access
    • removing dents by hammering panels
    • straightening damaged vehicles and parts using mechanical and hydraulic equipment
    • replacing badly damaged sections with new or second-hand panels
    • filling depressions with plastic filler, and filing, grinding and sanding repaired surfaces
    • cutting and joining replacement sections using welding equipment
    • fitting repaired or replacement panels on vehicles and refitting body hardware such as door locks and trims
    • may assist vehicle body builders in constructing and restoring custom-designed, vintage and other specialty vehicles
    • may spray-paint vehicles

      324111 Panelbeater


    Alternative Title:
      Collision Repairer

    Repairs damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles and forms replacement vehicle panels. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3

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