AUR30620 Certificate III in Light
Vehicle Mechanical Technology

(CRICOS Course Code: 103660G)

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Certificate III in Automotive Course Overview

Certificate III In Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis 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 motor light 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. You can be able to develop your skill and ensure you are competent to perform at industry standards.

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service, and repair industry.

The course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who are eager to build their careers in the automotive industry and learn the basics and take the next step to learn the technical and diagnostic skills in the future.

There is a practical workplace component to this course and you will be required to exhibit that you can perform practical tasks competently in a workplace environment. Tasks also include discussing the problem with customers to detect faults through diagnostic procedures and the use of specializing equipment.

Get trade qualified or recognized for your industry experience with Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology.

The course is conducted in varying environments with lectures and practical demonstrations. We ensure that you gain experience in servicing and repairing vehicles in both automotive and simulated workplace environment during the program.

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Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age

  • Candidate does not have to possess any skills and knowledge within the automotive industry that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

  • 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.

Intakes

  • Every month

    Career opportunities

    Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology graduates may seek employment as a :

    • Motor mechanic
    • Skilled Tradesperson in automotive
    • Workshop supervisor

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Certificate III in Automotive Course Structure

To Be Awarded This Qualification, Competency Must Be Achieved With Total Of Thirty-Six (36) Units, Consisting Of 20 Core Units And 16 Elective Units.

The College combination of Units of Competency is designed to provide individuals with a well-rounded unit combination aligned to current industry requirements and the qualification level.

There are no pre-requisite units for this qualification.

Elective units have been selected by the College in consultation with industry experts.

Unit Code Unit Name Core Units
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Core
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits Core
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems Core
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicle Core
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems Core
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems Core
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems Core
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems Core
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems Core
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems Core
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines Core
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems Core
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations Core
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies Core
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems Core
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems Core
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines Core
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems Core
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace Core
Unit Code Unit Name Elective Units
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace Elective
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms Elective
AURLTJ113 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyres assemblies Elective
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies Elective
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts Elective
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions Elective
AURLTX102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions Elective
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems Elective
AURTTA1005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives Elective
AURTTB015 Assemble and fir braking systems components Elective
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems Elective
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems Elective
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems Elective
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace Elective
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions Elective
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions Elective

Modes of Delivery

Classroom based face-to-face training

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Practical training in Automotive Workshop (Auto Genius) located at 2 Salisbury Street, Sunshine North, Vic 3020

Note: Students are expected to conduct out-of-class self-learning and assessment activities whose total number of hours may vary among students

Work placement providers and industry partners

Assessment Methods

The Total Volume Of Learning For This Qualification Is Adjusted  to be delivered over 52 weeks with demonstrate performance skills in a simulated workplace, an automotive workshop .

Career Outcomes

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

      • Automotive Heavy Vehicle Master Technician
      • Automotive Master Technician
      • Automotive Mechanical Overhaul Technician
      • Performance Vehicle Technician

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Pathways From The Qualification

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program.

After completing the AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, candidates may choose to undertake further studies which include but are not limited to AUR40216 Certificate IV In Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or any other AQF Level 6 qualification.

Employment Pathway: Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include Advance Diagnostic Technician.


Fees

      • Course Fee = AUD 13,500
      • Material Fees = AUD 300
      • Enrolment Fees = AUD 200