AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
This course is for people working in the automotive industry who want a career as an automotive light vehicle mechanic. Students will learn how to service, repair and diagnose faults in motor vehicles weighing up to 4.5 tonnes. Students will learn how to diagnose service and repair faults in light vehicle engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering, brakes and electrical systems and components.
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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.
There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.
- International: typically this course will be delivered approximately over 70 weeks including 10 weeks of break. (All the course for International students are run over 2.5 days for a minimum of 20 hours per week)
- Domestic: 60 weeks (may vary depending on the cohort and industry requirements)
- 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. Occupational title for this position is Automotive Mechanic.
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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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
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 2023|
|Offshore International Students||9th||24th||17th||9th|
|Domestic Students||Please Call us on 131389 or +61 03 94500500 for the intake Dates|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTK102||Use and maintain tools and 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|
|AURTTE104||Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTC103||Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AURLTE102||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines|
|AURTTF101||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems|
|AURETR131||Diagnose and repair ignition systems|
|AURETR123||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems|
|AURLTZ101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems|
|AURTTB101||Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURLTB103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems|
|AURLTD104||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems|
|AURLTD105||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems|
|AURTTA104||Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTA118||Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTA105||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives|
|AURTTZ102||Diagnose and repair exhaust systems|
|AURTTX102||Inspect and service manual transmissions|
|AURLTX103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems|
|AURLTX101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions|
|AURTTF102||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURTTF105||Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems|
|AURLTF102||Diagnose and repair light vehicle diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURETR124||Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR122||Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems|
|AURTTD002||Inspect and service steering systems|
|AURTTD004||Inspect and service suspension systems|
|AURAFA103||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTA009||Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations|
|AURTTA017||Carry out vehicle safety inspections|
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.