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Monday22 January 2018

AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology


Course Description
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.

On successful completion of this course the students would be awarded AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology which is a nationally recognised qualification. This could help students gain entry into career paths or further education in the field of automotive industry.

Modes of Delivery
The method of delivery includes classroom based theory and practical training sessions. A simulated workplace environment is created through individual and group activities and practical tasks in both delivery and assessment where students will be facilitated to develop skills and knowledge to fulfill the requirements for each competency unit and its elements.

Assessment processes cover a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate competency and will integrate knowledge and skills with their practical application. All Assessments of units of competence will be conducted according to the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the official Training Package for this qualification.

Students will be required to perform in a range of areas including and not limited to: Short Answer Test, Case Study, Presentation, Practical Demonstration, Computer based activities and Written Examinations etc.

Course Length
This course will be delivered over a 52 week period of full time study (including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and break).

Entry Requirements
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed AUR20512 Cert II in Automotive Servicing Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Eligibility requirements - International students
Age requirements

For international students EAA has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course. In relation to this qualification it would be quite unexpected for any student local or international to be under 18 years of age.

English Language
All international students should be able to meet the English requirements as required under the assessment level of the student by Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

EAA accepts the results from International Language Test Score (IELTS), PTE Academic English or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as below:

IELTS (Academic English)      TOEFL (Paper Based)       TOEFL (Internet Based)      PTE Academic
Overall band score of 5.5                       527                                     46                                42

Applicants whose English results falls below above score will need to enrol in an English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS).  Arrangements will be made for the student to complete the ELICOS course with one of our associate providers at the student’s expense.


Tuition Fee:                   $11,950

Admission Fee              $250

Resources:                    $1,200

Overseas student Health cover (OSHC)/year (These prices are determined by the Insurance Provider and may be subject to change)

Single                             $408
Family                            $3501

Eligibility requirements - Domestic students
English Language
The applicant must have sufficient proficiency in English to be able to work successfully in a highly communicative environment.

Fee - Domestic full fee paying students
Tuition Fee:                        $11,950

Application Fee:                  $250

Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers
Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge in the specific areas of competency through work /industry experience and/or completed eligible assessments in an equivalent or higher qualification.

Appropriate credit transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification.

Students with credit transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia.

Educational Pathways
Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40612 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Career Opportunities
The AUR30312 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology is intended to prepare new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who service, diagnose and repair vehicle electrical and electronic systems and components.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • automotive electrician
  • automotive electrical technician
  • automotive electrical diagnostic technician.

Units of Competence
To be awarded theAUR30312 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, competency must be achieved in thirty two (32) units of competency.

  • twenty (20) core units of competency
  • twelve (12) elective units of competency,

Students may apply for exemption for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency. Please refer details under Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers.

Core Units

AURAEA3003 Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry

AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURETR2012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETK2002Use and maintain automotive electrical test equipment

AURETR2006 Carry out soldering of electrical wiring and circuits

AUTETR2007 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems

AURETR2009 Install, test and repair vehicle lighting and wiring systems

AURETR2010 Fabricate, test and repair wiring harnesses and looms

AURETR3027 Install ancillary electronic control unit systems and components

AURETR3032 Repair electrical systems

AURETR2035 Demonstrate knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation

AURETR3023 Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR3024 Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems

AURETR3025 Test, charge and replace batteries

AURETR3028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

AURETR3029 Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR3030 Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR3031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURETR3043 Service and repair electronic body management systems

AURTTA3018 Carry out diagnostic procedures

Elective Units

AURETR3044 Service and repair electronic drive management systems

AURLTD3004 Repair steering systems (light vehicle)

AURLTD3005 Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)

AURLTD3006 Carry out wheel alignment operations (light vehicle)

AURTTA2004 Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA3017 Carry out vehicle safety and roadworthy inspections

AURTTC3003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems

AURTTE2004 Inspect and service engines

AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

AURTTZ2002 Repair exhaust system components

AURAFA2003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURLTE3002 Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)

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