AUR30316 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 AUR30316
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.
  • 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)
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 2022
Offshore & Onshore International Students 25th 18th 10th
Domestic Students Please call us on 131389 or +61 03 94500500 for the intake Dates

We are not taking new students in this course as this program is superseded. Please call us for admission enquiries.

Unit Code Unit Name
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR035 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURATA001 Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURETB001 Diagnose and repair electric braking systems
AURETR005 Install automotive security systems and components
AURETR008 Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies
AURETR026 Remove, replace and program electrical and electronic units and assemblies
AURETR037 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems
AURETR044 Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
AURSCA001 Select and supply automotive parts and products
AURVTT003 Remove and replace automotive and marine interior trim components
AURVTV001 Remove, replace and test non-electrical vehicle components and accessories

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