I-CAR and TAFE NSW Wagga Wagga and TAFE NSW North Wollongong Campuses have signed the Education Resource Agreement to deliver select I-CAR courses to meet the requirements for AUR32116 - Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology and AUR32416 - Certificate III in Automotive Refinishing Technology training packages for apprentices.
Ian Chalmers, Head of Department, Autobody South Region said "With TAFE NSW being the leading provider of vocational education and training in Australia, we aim to provide high quality, personalised vocational education and training to build prosperity, sustainability and innovation throughout New South Wales. We're passionate about helping you build skills, create success and become inspired to achieve a better future. We believe in helping students and businesses to unlock their potential and helping them achieve long term success.”
Chalmers added “TAFE NSW has a great reputation for industry and business partnerships. These relationships ensure we provide a high quality, job ready workforce to business and industry. To maintain this level of success, we are constantly adapting our courses and facilities to suit local community and industry needs. In a seemingly unfathomable rate of change within the automotive industry, it is becoming obvious that partnerships with companies like I-CAR are crucial for the advancement of the industry. Through partnering with I-CAR, knowledge and skills required for the future of the industry are shared and in turn, advance the industry as a whole. We look forward to building on our knowledge and passion through this exciting partnership.”
CEO Mark Czvitkovits commented, “The agreement between I-CAR and TAFE NSW Wagga Wagga and TAFE NSW North Wollongong campuses will now provide all Certificate III Body Repair and Refinish apprentices with the most up to date training resources available to the collision industry. TAFE NSW Wagga Wagga and TAFE NSW North Wollongong Campuses join 10 RTOs nationally in working together to meet the change of technology and training to our future technicians.”