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Monday22 January 2018

AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology


Course Description
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.

On successful completion of this course the students would be awarded AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical 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
The AUR30612 training package makes indicates that there are no entry requirements and makes no specification preferred pathways.
EAA has determined that for the purposes of entry to this qualification students would generally be expected to have completed Year 12 VCE or its overseas equivalent.

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 AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or other relevant qualifications.

Career Opportunities
The AUR30612 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • light vehicle mechanical technician.

Units of Competence
To be awarded the AUR30612 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, competency must be achieved in thirty six (36) units of competency.

  • twenty (20) core units of competency
  • sixteen (16) 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


AURLTE3002 Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)


AURETR3023 Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems


AURETR3025 Test, charge and replace batteries


AURETR3029 Diagnose and repair charging systems


AURETR3030 Diagnose and repair starting systems


AURETR3031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems


AURLTB3003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems


AURLTD3004 Repair steering systems (light vehicle)


AURLTD3005 Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)


AURLTZ3001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems


AURTTA3018 Carry out diagnostic procedures


AURTTB2001 Inspect and service braking systems


AURTTC3003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems


AURTTE2004 Inspect and service engines


AURTTF2001 Service petrol fuel systems


AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment


AURTTA2004 Carry out servicing operations


Elective Units


AURTTZ2002 Repair exhaust system components


AURTTJ2001 Balance wheels and tyres


AURTTB2003 Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors


AURLTQ3001 Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle)


AURLTQ3002 Repair final drive – driveline (light vehicle)


AURTTA3017 Carry out vehicle safety and roadworthy inspections


AURLTX3001 Repair transmissions – manual (light vehicle)


AURLTX3003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems


AURETR3043 Service and repair electronic body management systems


AURETR3044 Service and repair electronic drive management systems


AURAFA2003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace


AURETR3024 Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems


AURETR3028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems


AURLTD3006 Carry out wheel alignment operations (light vehicle)


AURLTE2001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies


AURLTJ2002 Remove, inspect, repair and fit tyres and tubes (light)

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