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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.
Class is one day per week, Tuesday or Friday. Class times are from 8:00am to 4:30pm
Class is one day per week Wednesday or Thursday. Class times are from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
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 RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship).
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.
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
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Pens, pencils, PPE as required
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
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Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
Test and repair basic electrical circuits
Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
Diagnose and repair charging systems
Diagnose and repair starting systems
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems
Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems
Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems
Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies
Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions
Carry out servicing operations
Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
Inspect and service hydraulic systems
Inspect and service braking systems
Diagnose and repair cooling systems
Inspect and service steering systems
Inspect and service engines
Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Inspect and service final drive assemblies
Inspect and service drive shafts
Inspect and service manual transmissions
Carry out manual metal arc welding on components
Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
Carry out diagnostic procedures
Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, workbooks/online assessments.