The AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology equips students with the skills to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
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A After successfully AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, students may apply for:
AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
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 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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- Must be of a minimum age of 18+ at the time of course commencement.
- Satisfactorily complete a minimum of Year 12 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
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition 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
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres
AURLTJ011 Select light vehicle wheels and tyres
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch Systems
AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking system components
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions