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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

CRICOS Code: 091614E   |   Course Code: AUR30616

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

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English language entry requirements

  • OTHER Language of instruction in previous studies was English
  • or Language spoken at home is English
  • or Satisfactory standard achieved from the Australian Industrial Systems Institute
  • or Hong Kong C.E.E. Grade C
  • or better
  • or Other acceptable equivalents

Career Pathway

Job roles and employment outcomes

The 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have completed a year 12 or equivalent level of secondary education. Applicants must be over the age of 18 at the time of commencement. This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Course fees

Tuition: $11,600
Application Fee: $250 (Non Refundable)

Text Book: $150
Safety Equipment: $150

Fee for Service:
Domestic and International Students

As Delivered by Australian Industrial Systems Institute

Compulsory Units:

  • AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
  • AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
  • AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
  • AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
  • AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
  • AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
  • AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
  • AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
  • AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
  • AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
  • AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
  • AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
  • AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
  • AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
  • AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
  • AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Course Duration

The course is conducted over a 48 week delivery plus 4 weeks breaks (totalling 52 weeks) at 20 hours per week required attendance (960 hours scheduled delivery).

Course Commencement

Monthly Intake commencing the first Monday of every month.

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  • AURLTF001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle mechanical fuel injection systems
  • AURLTF002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
  • AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
  • AURLTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
  • AURLTQ002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
  • AURLTX001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
  • AURLTX002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
  • AURLTX003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
  • AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
  • AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
  • AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
  • AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
  • AURTTQ003 Inspect and service drive shafts
  • AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions

Total number of units = 36

  • 20 core units, plus
  • 16 elective units, of which:
  • up to 16 units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed below
  • up to 6 units may be chosen from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.

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Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or other relevant qualifications.

Assessment

Assessment comprises written assignments, tests and practical application projects. Students are required to attend tests and examinations as scheduled, with test generally scheduled during normal class time.

Training and Assessment Note

Parts of this course will be conducted off-campus within a workshop facility.