AUR32316 Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology

National ID: AUR32316 State ID: BAG4
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Get the skills to be a qualified Automotive and Marine Trimmer

Studying this course will provide you with the knowledge and training to manufacture, repair and maintain trim components of a range of motor vehicles, marine craft, recreational and other vehicles in the automotive industry.

The Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.


  • Select trim and fabric materials
  • Remove, fabricate and replace automotive and marine trim components
  • Select and apply adhesives in automotive and marine service and repair work
  • Construct automotive and marine trim components through sewing
  • Carry out repairs and alterations to automotive and marine trim
  • Follow safe working practices, environmental and sustainability best practice in the workplace

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy practical and manual activities
  • Good hand-eye coordination and able to work neatly and accurately
  • Able to solve problems
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Normal colour vision
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Marine Trimming Technician

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Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

Eligible for VSL

4057.50 1891.50 No

These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

  • Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible. 
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

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Semester 2, 2021

Duration 6 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2021
Where Balga
How Apprenticeship

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