UNIT GROUP 4213 PANEL BEATERS
PANEL BEATERS repair damage to metal body work on vehicles and form replacement vehicle panels.
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.
- 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