AUR30620 Certificate III In Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

CRICOS Course Code: 103660G

Course Overview

Certificate III In Automotive Mechanical Technology graduates will have the skills to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service, and repair industry. Candidates will gain the knowledge and skills to diagnose faults catering to light motor vehicles up to 4.5 tonnes.
Students of this course will learn about the complex faults in light vehicle engines, suspensions, transmissions, brakes, steering, and other electrical systems and components. Students will be able to develop skills and ensure they are competent to perform at industry standards.
This course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who are eager to learn the basics to take the next step to learn the technical and diagnostic skills to build their careers in the automotive industry.

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Technology savvy
  • English level of at least IELTS 5.5 or equivalent who are commencing within or have experience within the relevant industry may also be considered for entry into the course.

The AUR30620 Certificate III In Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology involves classroom-based learning, trainer supported tutorials, self-paced activities, and assessment. Students attend scheduled structured training for a minimum 20 hours per week

  • Course Fee = AUD $13,500
  • Material Fees = AUD $300
  • Enrolment Fees = AUD $200
  • Total Fees = AUD $14,000 

Our Campus

Melbourne Campus

Level 14, 190 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Alice Springs Campus

Admission Office: 48 Gap Road, The GAP  NT  0870

Gold Coast Campus

13 Nerang Street, Southport QLD 4215

Adelaide Campus

Level 4 East, Suite 1, 50 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Course Units

Unit CodeUnit NameCore Units
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceCore
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceCore
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuitsCore
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systemsCore
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicleCore
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systemsCore
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systemsCore
AURETR131Diagnose and repair ignition systemsCore
AURLTD104Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systemsCore
AURLTB103Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systemsCore
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systemsCore
AURLTE102Diagnose and repair light vehicle enginesCore
AURLTZ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systemsCore
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operationsCore
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategiesCore
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systemsCore
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systemsCore
AURTTE104Inspect and service enginesCore
AURTTF101Inspect and service petrol fuel systemsCore
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplaceCore
Unit CodeUnit NameElective Units
AURACA101Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplaceElective
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and loomsElective
AURLTJ113Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyres assembliesElective
AURLTQ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assembliesElective
AURLTQ102Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shaftsElective
AURLTX101Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissionsElective
AURLTX102Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissionsElective
AURLTX103Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systemsElective
AURTTA1005Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesivesElective
AURTTB015Assemble and fir braking systems componentsElective
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systemsElective
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systemsElective
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systemsElective
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplaceElective
AURTTX102Inspect and service manual transmissionsElective
AURTTX103Inspect and service automatic transmissionsElective

Why Study with Melbourne Metropolitan College?


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