AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

Course code AUR30320
Start date View Intake Dates
Delivery mode
  • Blended delivery: Face to face training, Virtual Classroom ( Zoom) and Practical Placement.
  • Delivery will be face-to-face combined with industry assessments. Sessions will consist of workplace visits, demonstration discussions and written assessments. Students will be implementing skills acquired on the course and be assessed in a holistic manner in the workplace. Theory sessions and practical observations are structured to meet this course essential outcomes of competency and employability skills.
Duration
  • Apprenticeship: 48 Months as part of an Australian-approved apprenticeship program.
  • Domestic: 57 weeks  (may vary depending on the cohort and industry requirements)
  • International: 70 weeks (All the courses for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)
Nationally Recognised Training

RTO requirements

Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and oral English skills. You will be required to complete a Pre-training and Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment.

Training Package

There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.

  • Apprenticeship: 48 Months as part of an Australian approved apprenticeship program.
  • Domestic: 57 weeks  (may vary depending on the cohort and industry requirements)
  • International: 70 weeks (All the course for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)

** Please note: duration in weeks may vary dependent upon the amount of contact days per week.

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Pathways into the qualification

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR20412 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology in this Training Package or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40612 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Employment or occupational pathway

The Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who service, diagnose and repair vehicle electrical and electronic systems and components.
Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • automotive electrician
  • automotive electrical technician
  • automotive electrical diagnostic technician

Each unit will be assessed by a minimum of three (3) types of assessment:

  • Written theory questions
  • Oral theory questions
  • Practical task activities
  • Observation
  • Third party report

(Note: Written, Practical and observation assessments must be carried out).

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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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit Transfer

Please note: dates are subject to change due to holidays and availability.
If the 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 student’s needs.

Intake Dates For 2021
  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Offshore & Onshore International Students 11th 19th 12th 4th
Domestic Students Please call us on 131389 or +61 03 94500500 for the intake Dates
Unit Code Unit Name
Core
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR135 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
Electives
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURETR122 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations

** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.

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.

Intake Dates For 2021
  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Offshore International Students 11th 19th 12th 4th
Onshore International Students 15th 15th 15th 15th 15th 15th 15th 15th 15th 15th 15th 15th
Domestic Students Please Call us on 131389 or +61 03 94500500 for the intake Dates