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Panelbeaters repair damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles, and form replacement vehicle panels.

 
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Panelbeaters
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
16,600
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1000
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • 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

Job Titles

  • Panelbeater

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Automotive Vehicle Body
  • Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body
  • Certificate IV in Automotive Body Repair Technology

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