AUR30616 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
The AUR306161 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
After successfully AUR306161 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, students may apply for:
- AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
Course Mode, Delivery and Duration:
This course is delivered in a structured classroom. The program will be delivered over 78 weeks (holiday inclusive) with 20 contact hours per week which includes theory education in the classroom and practical training in the fully equipped workshop facility in accordance with a structured approach which meets the requirements of the qualification.
Besides the above structured learning, students are advised to do appropriately 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.
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Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:
- Light vehicle mechanical technician
- Must be of a minimum age of 18+ at the time of course commencement.
- Satisfactorily complete a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
- A satisfactory English Proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Applicants may also demonstrate the English proficiency by successfully completing an online ACSF LLN test and demonstrate competence as working at 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission)
- Documentation according to Department of Home Affairs requirements.
Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Relates to the learning achieved outside the formal education and training system. It is an assessment process that assesses the individual’s non-formal and informal learning. This may include any combination of formal or informal training and education, work experience or general life experience to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.
To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications.
Applications for RPL must be made prior to the commencement of the course – please speak with the Student Support Officer if you wish to apply. There is a fee for consideration of RPL applications.
Credit Transfer (CT)
If you have previously completed a unit with the same unit code or unit title as in your new course, you may be eligible for a credit transfer and you may not have to repeat that unit. You will need to complete a credit transfer application form, and provide a certified copy of the transcript of statement of attainment. There is a fee for this process. Applications for credit transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.
Learning Assessment and Strategy
The following assessment methods (not limited to) may be used to assess the students:
- Written and oral questions
- Case Study/Scenarios
- Third party reports
- Observation / Roleplay (Stimulated workshop)
These will give you maximum opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding about the course. A fully equipped Computer Lab and free internet access available at the campus.
Units of Competency
Core Units 20
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
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark 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
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Elective Units 16
AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURLTX001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTX002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURLTX013 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch Systems
AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking system components
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURLTJ011 Select light vehicle wheels and tyres