MIG Welding & Panel Repair

    Course details

    • Code: AUTO.4110
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Automotive
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class40 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)January, July
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to understand paint defects and the use of paint spray guns, use MIG welding equipment and techniques, and carry out the replacement of full and sectional motor vehicle panels.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply informed judgement in relation to a range of paint defects in the automotive refinishing industry.
  2. Understand the use and application of spray guns in the motor body industry.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of MIG welding in the motor industry.
  4. Use a MIG welding plant in the motor industry.
  5. Analyse and repair a severely damaged motor vehicle steel panel.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of full and sectional panel replacement on motor vehicles.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

TitleCodeLevelCredits
Repair a severely damaged motor vehicle steel panel575846
Demonstrate knowledge of MIG welding in the motor industry2168322
Use a MIG welding plant in the motor industry2168423
Demonstrate knowledge of spray guns used in the motor body industry2171222
Demonstrate knowledge of full and sectional panel replacement on motor vehicles2399342
Demonstrate knowledge of paint defects in the automotive refinishing industry2401242

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017