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.

Course code AUR31116
Start date Please keep checking the website for regular updates.
Delivery mode classroom based; apprenticeship (Please note: you will need to arrange this with your own employer)
Duration
  • Domestic: 60 weeks
  • International: 70 weeks including 10 weeks break
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RTO requirements

International Students

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

Domestic students

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.

Training Package

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.

Now is the ideal time to make a start on gaining new skills, or upgrading your existing skills, to help you get the job you want. The Victorian Training Guarantee is making vocational education and training more accessible to people who do not hold a post school qualification, or who want to gain a higher-level qualification than they currently hold. There are now an unlimited number of government subsidized training places available to people who meet the eligibility criteria.

Visit our funding and fees page for more information.

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)
  • Projects
  • 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)

Credit Transfer

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
Core
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
Electives
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.

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