AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles within the automotive service and repair sector.
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|Delivery mode||classroom based; apprenticeship (Please note: you will need to arrange this with your own employer)|
The entry requirements for international students:
- Must be 18 years old or over
- Completed year 11 or equivalent
- Minimum score of 5.5 – IELTS, 46 – TOEFL, 42 – PTE, 47 CAE score or equivalent
Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and spoken English skills. You will be required to complete a Language Literacy, Numeracy test paper as part of an enrolment interview.
Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is recommended that students have these available before or at enrolment.
There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.
- Domestic: 60 weeks
- International: approximately 70 weeks including 10 weeks of break.
- 20 hours per week (fulltime delivery).
- You will be expected to put in 5 to 6 hours per week of self paced learning when you enrol in a fulltime course.
- The duration of the course may vary based on the mode of delivery i.e. classroom based, apprenticeship, workbased, fulltime or partime, etc.
** Please note: duration in weeks may vary dependent upon the amount of contact days per week.
Pathways into the qualification
Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR20512 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, AUR20712 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or other relevant qualifications.
Employment or occupational pathway
This course is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive heavy commercial vehicle service and repair sector. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include: Heavy commercial vehicle technicians.
ETEA uses a range of assessment methods which may include:
- Written assessment (open book)
- Case study
- Observation (simulated workshop)
You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification.
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Please note: dates are subject to change due to holidays and availability.
If dates provided do not suit, please contact us at 13 13 89 or +61 3 9450 0500 via phone, or through our contact page, as we will accommodate dates to suit students needs.
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|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|AURETR022||Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems|
|AURETR024||Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURETR029||Diagnose and repair charging systems|
|AURETR030||Diagnose and repair starting systems|
|AURHTB001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems|
|AURHTD002||Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems|
|AURHTD003||Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems|
|AURHTE002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines|
|AURHTQ003||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts|
|AURHTZ001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTA006||Inspect and service hydraulic systems|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AURTTF002||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURTTF005||Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTQ001||Inspect and service final drive assemblies|
|AURAFA003||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace|
|AURHTF002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURHTX001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions|
|AURHTX004||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems|
|AURTTA005||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives|
|AURTTB001||Inspect and service beaking systems|
|AURTTD002||Inspect and service steering systems|
|AURTTD004||Inspect and service suspension systems|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTX002||Inspect and service manual transmissions|
|AURTTZ002||Diagnose and repair exhaust systems|
|AURVTW001||Carry out manual metal arc welding on components|
|AURVTW003||Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections|
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.