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Code:
AUR30616
Course Type:
Apprenticeship / Traineeship; Apprenticeship
Study Mode:
On Campus, Part Time
Duration:
4 years
Starting Date:
2021
Location:
Bairnsdale, Leongatha, Sale (Fulham), Warragul, Yallourn
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Course Overview

Get into the nitty-gritty of light vehicle mechanics and get your hands dirty with a Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology. In this course, you’ll learn to inspect and service engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering, brakes and electrical components. You’ll open doors in the automotive industry with new skills and knowledge in both broad and specific applications!

If you’re looking to work in the light vehicle industry, or you already have employment but would like to upskill yourself, this is the course for you. You’ll develop safe working practices and awareness of fast-paced environments where you develop solutions for complicated problems.

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology will prepare you for the next step in the automotive servicing industry, so get ready to start your engines!

Times

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

Warragul Campus
Class is one day per week, Tuesday or Thursday. 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) (Block Release)
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 Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship).

Career Opportunities

Employment in automotive light vehicle workshops and/or dealerships as a qualified light vehicle technician.

Opportunities for Further Study

Cert III, IV and Diplomas with-in the automotive industry

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Registered and employed as an apprentice. with a completion of a language literacy and numeracy assessments

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

Course Units
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURLTJ002 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURLTX003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection 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
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR022 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURETR044 Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management 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
AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTQ002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems

Assessment

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