NEW ZEALAND Certificate in Collision Repair (NON-STRUCTURAL repair)



Training fee

Automotive Level

Automotive Duration

Automotive Cost

3 and 4

3½ Years

$1,154 excluding GST


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Developed with I-CAR NZ and endorsed by the Collision Repair Association, this programme will provide the skills and knowledge required to repair, replace and refit non-structural vehicle panels.

The programme includes a mix of workplace practical learning and eLearning which allows you to complete theory elements of the programme in your own time and at your own pace. You can access eLearning resources, including videos, interactive simulations and online theory assessments, at any time and from any device – mobile phone, tablet or computer.


Choose to complete one or both of the following qualifications:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair (Non-Structural Repair) (Level 4).

The unit standards within this qualification will ensure that you are able to repair, replace and refit non-structural vehicle panels that have been damaged as a result of collision, bringing them back to mint condition.

Learning outcomes include:

  • How to work safely and effectively in the collision repair and automotive refinishing industry
  • Apply fundamental collision repair knowledge to remove and replace vehicle components to assist with collision repair
  • Apply fundamental automotive refinishing knowledge to repair minor damage and prepare vehicle components for refinishing work
  • Apply collision repair knowledge to carry out non-structural repairs on vehicle systems
  • Apply collision repair knowledge to repair damaged metal components on a vehicle
  • Apply collision repair knowledge to repair different types of damaged non-metal components on a vehicle.


The training fee for 2024 will be - $1,154 (excluding GST and any bulk learner discount).


Download the Collision Repair brochure PDF - 143 KB


If you are currently employed in the automotive industry and your employer is able to support you, contact MITO and we’ll arrange an appointment to get you prepared for a career as a Collision Repair Technician (non-structural).


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