The AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.
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A After successfully AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, students may apply for:
AUR40620 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology
AThis program will be delivered face to face in the classroom and an automotive workshop. There is also an online support session of four hours per week. The program will be delivered over 68 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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- Must be of a minimum age of 18+ at the time of course commencement.
- Satisfactorily complete a minimum of Year 10 or equivalent (subject to the assessment and approval of the Paragon Polytechnic’s admission team).
- English Language Requirements – IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent.
- Applicants originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS or equivalent score must undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test online to achieve ACSF level 3.
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- Applicants will need to have physical attributes suitable for working in the automotive industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment including lifting and carrying heavy objects within scope of safe working practices.
Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:
- Light vehicle mechanical technician
A 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.
A 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
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 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
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR135 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
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
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AUTTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions