Occupation Overview

Automotive Paint Technician

CARSability breaks down an Automotive Paint Technician's knowledge into four broad categories.

  • Occupational Skills
  • Vehicle Preparation
  • Refinishing
  • Pre-Delivery

Automotive Paint Technician assessments address the following topics in depth.

  • Uses documentation
  • Uses tools and equipment
  • Organizes work
  • Performs initial preparation - Cleans vehicle
  • Performs initial preparation - Removes trim and accessories
  • Prepares surface - Repairs imperfections
  • Prepares surface - Masks vehicle
  • Prepares surface - Strips surface
  • Prepares surface - Sands surface
  • Applies repair materials - Applies fillers
  • Applies repair materials - Applies paint and primer surfaces
  • Applies repair materials - Performs final sanding
  • Applies repair materials - Applies chip guard
  • Prepares equipment - Set up spray gun
  • Prepares equipment - Prepare spray booth
  • Prepares refinishing materials - Mixes paint
  • Prepares refinishing materials - Performs colour matching
  • Applies finishing materials
  • Maintains refinishing equipment
  • Carries out quality assurance check
  • Performs detailing

Occupation Development

CARSability was developed using an in-depth analysis of each occupation in the automotive industry. This detailed approach was applied to all asspects of the tool and allows CARSability to generate unsurpassed skills assessment results and to pin-point exact training recommendations. To read more about CARSability please follow the links below: