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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.
- Level 2/335 Flinders Lane Melbourne VIC 3000
- This is a full time course delivered over 52 weeks, including term breaks and public holidays.
- 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.
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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology graduates may seek employment as a :
- Motor mechanic
- Skilled Tradesperson in automotive
- Workshop supervisor
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, and 6 Elective Units from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen to contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification.
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|
|AUREA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||Core|
|AURETR023||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems||Core|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicle||Core|
|AURETR029||Diagnose and repair charging systems||Core|
|AURETR030||Diagnose and repair starting systems||Core|
|AURETR031||Diagnose and repair ignition systems||Core|
|AURLTB003||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems||Core|
|AURLTD004||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems||Core|
|AURLTD005||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems||Core|
|AURLTE002||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines||Core|
|AURLTZ001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems||Core|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations||Core|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures||Core|
|AURTTB001||Inspect and service braking systems||Core|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems||Core|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines||Core|
|AURTTF001||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems||Core|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace||Core|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Elective Units|
|AURACA001||Respond to customer needs and enquires in an automotive workplace||Elective|
|AURETR010||Repair wiring harness and looms||Elective|
|AURLTJ013||Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyres assemblies||Elective|
|AURTQ001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies||Elective|
|AURRLTQ012||Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts||Elective|
|AURLTX001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmission||Elective|
|AURLTX002||Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmission||Elective|
|AURLTX013||Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems||Elective|
|AURTTA005||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|
|AURTTX002||Inspect and service manual transmission||Elective|
|AURTTX003||Inspect and service automatic transmission||Elective|
You will be assessed including during work placement
Training Product Status: Current Training Product Release Date:07 December 2018
Modes of Delivery
Classroom based face-to-face training
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
The Total Volume Of Learning For This Qualification Is Adjusted to 720 Hours to be delivered over 26 weeks with demonstrate performance skills in a simulated workplace, an automotive workshop (about 5 hours per week)
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
To know more refer to: https://www.myskills.gov.au/courses/details?Code=AUR50216
Pathways From The Qualification
Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program.
After completing AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology, candidates may choose to undertake further studies which include but not limited to BSB61015 – Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management 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.
- Course Fee = AUD 13,200
- Material Fees = AUD 300
- Enrolment Fees = AUD 500