Apprenticeship Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology

Murraylands Training & Employment are currently looking for expressions of interest from suitable candidates to be considered for an Automotive Refinishing Technician Apprenticeship in Murray Bridge. 

As an Automotive Refinishing Technician you will paint, refinish, repair and maintain painted surfaces on a range of cars, recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles and motorcycles.

Key Tasks (but not limited to)

  • Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions
  • Remove paint form vehicle painted surfaces
  • Mask vehicle panels and components
  • Prepare vehicle spray painting equipment for use
  • Maintain the yard & workshop and ensure that it is clean, neat and tidy at all times
  • Apply basic colour matching techniques using vehicle paint codes
  • Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces
  • Colour match multi-layer and clear over base two-pack paints on vehicles and components
  • Match direct gloss solid paint colour on vehicles or components
  • Rectify and touch up vehicle paint faults using clear over base two-pack systems
  • Prepare and paint plastic and composite vehicle surfaces
  • De-nib, buff and polish vehicle painted surfaces


Key Benefits

  • Will achieve a Cert. III in Automotive Refinishing Technology over 4 years
  • Will receive on the job training and given the opportunity to complete an accredited qualification whilst in the job
  • Secure, long term employment
  • Great working environment


Key Requirements

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Work independently
  • Capable and willing to learn
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Self-motivated
  • The ability to commit to weekend work on a rotating roster
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work safely and follow instructions
  • Keen interest in the automotive industry


If you think you match the above criteria, we would like to hear from you!

Contact MT&E on (08) 8531 1733 for further information or to apply NOW 


Reach Us6 Seventh St, Murray Bridge SA 5253