This unit describes the performance outcomes required to prepare vehicle body surfaces and apply vinyl film wrapping materials. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using specialist tools, selecting vinyl film materials, checking vinyl film quality, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive paint refinishing repair industry.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - apply vinyl film wrapping on three different vehicles.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - work health and safety (WHS) and occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements relating to applying vehicle body film wrapping, including procedures for, selecting and using personal protective equipment (PPE), using specialist tools; - environmental requirements, including procedures for trapping, storing and disposing of waste material; - types and uses of vinyl film wrapping materials and tools; - vinyl film supplier recommended methods and techniques for applying vinyl film wrapping, including, surface preparation, surface measurements and pattern development, quality requirements relating to vinyl film wrapping; - procedures for protecting vehicle and components when applying film wrapping, and; - procedures for final inspection of vehicle vinyl film wrapping.

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