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Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing

Kick start your career with this hands-on course specialising in recreational vehicle (RV) manufacturing and get the practical skills you need to become an RV manufacturer or RV servicer and repairer.

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Course overview

Kick start your career in manufacturing with this hands-on course specialising in recreational vehicle (RV) manufacture. Get the practical skills you need to become an RV manufacturer or RV servicer and repairer. 

In this course you'll develop the practical knowledge and skills required to create and build a variety of recreational vehicles including motor homes, caravans, camper trailers, slide-ons, and fifth wheelers. You'll also learn how to manufacture vehicles to meet key Australian standards including road worthiness and the Australian Design Rule (ADR). 

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek work in large manufacturing organisations or smaller RV manufacturing workshops. You'll also have the foundation knowledge and skills required to continue with further training in the manufacturing field.

What can I do?

  • Recreational Vehicle Servicer and Repairer
  • Recreational vehicle manufacturer

Course outcome:

MSM31115 Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing

Trade skills assessment and gap training program

If you can demonstrate substantial competency in this qualification, you may be able to access funding for recognition of prior learning and gap training through the Trade Skills and Assessment Gap Training (TSAGT) program. TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of funding from the Queensland Government, Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) for this program. Only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

Flexible training options

TAFE Queensland understands the flexibility needed to fit your training with your work arrangements. We deliver training in the workplace and in the classroom. In some areas, we even bring the workshop to you with our mobile training vans. With this range of options, we will ensure your training plan suits you and your employer.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 19 elective units from the list below.


  • MSMENV272
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area.
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

  • MSMSUP102
    Communicate in the workplace
    Unit description :
    This unit applies to personnel who are required to communicate clearly and accurately to record messages, seek clarification, access needed information, relay information to other people and complete workplace documentation.
  • Communicate in the workplace

  • MSMWHS200
    Work safely
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply workplace policies and procedures to maintain a safe work environment for self and others. The unit of competency covers identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards, assessing risk and following safety procedures in the workplace with minimal supervision.
  • Work safely

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Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing (MSM31115)

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Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Transition statement

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by MSM31122 Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing, as of 2 February 2023. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 1 February 2024. Students who have not fully completed this qualification prior to this date will be transitioned into the replacement qualification. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.


University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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