• Course Code
  • AUR30416
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course; Apprenticeship
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Part Time
  • Duration
  • 4 years
  • Starting Date
  • Ongoing enrolments
  • Location
  • Yallourn
  • Leongatha
  • Bairnsdale
  • Sale (Fulham)
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Course Overview

Are you looking for fulfilling opportunities in the diverse agricultural industry? This exciting course will prepare you for a new beginning in the agricultural vehicle and equipment sector. You’ll learn the crucial skills and knowledge to perform a range of tasks, including servicing and repairing faults in agricultural engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering, brakes, hydraulics and electrical components.

A Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology will teach you to adapt to new and emerging needs in your workplace. Upon completion, you’ll have the knowledge to plan and prioritise your daily tasks while identifying certain risk factors. With safety at the forefront of everything you do, you’ll be an asset to any employer!

Times

Yallourn Campus
Class is one day per week on Thursday or one block release of 3 consecutive days Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday per month. Class times are from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Leongatha Campus
Class is one day per week, Tuesday or Friday. Class times are from 8:00am to 4:30pm

Bairnsdale
Class is one day per week Wednesday or Thursday. Class times are from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Sale (Fulham)
One block release of 3 consecutive days Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday per month. Class times are from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Transport to training facility must be arranged by the student.

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship).

Career Opportunities

Employment in Agricultural mechanical workshops, farm workshops and or dealerships as a qualified Agricultural mechanical technician.

Opportunities for Further Study

Certificate III, IV or diploma in the automotive industry.

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Must be a registered and employed apprentice.

Recommended entry requirements

  • Completion of year ten secondary studies, 16 years of age with a sufficient completion of a language literacy and numeracy assessment.

Limitations to entry

  • Not a registered and employed apprentice

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information

N/A

Placement

Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Pens, pencils, PPE as required

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit Code

Unit Description

AURACA001

Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace

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

AURETR024

Diagnose and repair compression 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

AURHTE002

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines

AURHTF002

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems

AURHTJ003

Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies

AURHTQ003

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts

AURHTX001

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions

AURHTX004

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems

AURHTZ001

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems

AURKTA011

Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems

AURKTB001

Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems

AURKTD002

Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems

AURKTQ001

Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies

AURKTX001

Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions

AURTTA004

Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA005

Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

AURTTA006

Inspect and service hydraulic systems

AURTTB001

Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTC003

Diagnose and repair cooling systems

AURTTD002

Inspect and service steering systems

AURTTE004

Inspect and service engines

AURTTF002

Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTF005

Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems

AURTTK001

Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

AURTTK002

Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

AURTTQ001

Inspect and service final drive assemblies

AURTTQ003

Inspect and service drive shafts

AURTTX002

Inspect and service manual transmissions

AURVTW001

Carry out manual metal arc welding on components

AURVTW008

Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting

AURAFA003

Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURTTA018

Carry out diagnostic procedures

Assessment

Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, workbooks/online assessments.

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