CRICOS CODE 091608C

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 light vehicles in the automotive service
and repair industry.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

While there are no entry requirements defined in the training package, the RTO requires the following criteria to be met:

    • Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement
    • Successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher
    • IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or its equivalent.
Note: Alternatively, students may demonstrate their Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirement through an EAA LLN assessment test.

COURSE DURATION

This course will be delivered over a 52 weeks of full time study including 12 weeks of holidays and breaks

It is expected that the program would be of less duration for students who have completed components that can be identified by the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and/or credit Transfer.

TARGET GROUP

Candidates who are 18 years and above, (including maturely aged clients) who wish to enter into the Automotive industry as light vehicle mechanical technician.

PATHWAYS INTO THE QUALIFICATION

Individuals may enter to this qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification.

PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION

After achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant qualifications within the training package.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

This qualification provides a pathway to work as an as mechanical technician within the automotive industry. Possible job title includes

    • Light vehicle mechanical technician

DELIVERY MODE

Training is based on face-to-face classroom delivery including interactive classroom teaching, practical activities and tutorials. Practical activities are conducted in a simulated automotive workshop within the RTO premises.

DELIVERY LOCATION

17-35 Abbotsford Street, West Melbourne

ASSESSMENTS

Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery.  As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed. Students will be required to perform in a range of assessment tasks including and not limited to: Knowledge Test, Written Assignment, Practical Observation / Demonstration.

RPL /CREDIT TRANSFERS

Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.

Students may apply for RPL or Credit transfers for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.

UNIT OF COMPETENCE

To attain this qualification, 36 units must be completed, consisting of 20 core units and 16 elective units.

  Core Units

1AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
2AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
3AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits
4AURETR023Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
5AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
6AURETR029Diagnose and repair charging systems
7AURETR030Diagnose and repair starting systems
8AURETR031Diagnose and repair ignition systems
9AURLTB003Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
10AURLTD004Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
11AURLTD005Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
12AURLTE002Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
13AURLTZ001Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
14AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations
15AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures
16AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems
17AURTTC003Diagnose and repair cooling systems
18AURTTE004Inspect and service engines
19AURTTF001Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
20AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

   Elective Units

21AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
22AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms
23AURETR028Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
24AURETR032Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
25AURETR043Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
26AURLTE001Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies
27AURLTJ002Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
28AURLTJ003remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
29AURLTQ001Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
30AURLTQ002Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
31AURLTX001Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
32AURLTX003Inspect and service automotive transmissions
33AURTTA017Carry out vehicle safety inspections
34AURTTJ001Balance wheels and tyres
35AURTTX003Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
36AURTTZ002Diagnose and repair exhaust systems

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