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Course Overview

Course Type:
Accredited course
Mode of Delivery:
On Campus

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Course Duration:
16 weeks
Commencing in:
  • 2023

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About this course

This course is structured for delivery of 3 days a week over 16 weeks with 1 day of work placement recommended.

This course is offered as a pre apprenticeship for people working or looking to work in the automotive industry who want a career in automotive vehicle servicing. Students will learn how to service and minor repair faults on automotive vehicle engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering, brakes and electrical systems and components

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Career Opportunities

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

Opportunities for Further Study

The AUR Training Package includes higher level qualifications including Cert III, IV and Diplomas.

Skills or Knowledge gained

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. At successful completion of this course you will have the skills to be able to service vehicles in all areas of workshops and or dealerships.

Entry Requirements

Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes

Recommended entry Requirements:

Sufficient completion of a language literacy and numeracy assessment.
Confirmed industry work placement (to be arranged by student)

Limitations to course Entry:

Inability to carry out the physical requirements related to the Pre-Apprenticeship course.

Minimum Industry Requirement

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Requirements

Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No

Qualifications and Recognition - 2023

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology.

Work Placement - 2023

Does this course require placement?: Yes

Students are recommended 1 day per week to a maximum of 120 hours.

Placement to be arranged by: Student

Further Information - 2023


Fees and charges Government subsidised concession Government subsidised Full-fee paying student
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $250.80 $1,254.00 $4,769.00
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $525.30 $525.30 $525.30
Total $776.10 $1,779.30 $5,294.30
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Not Applicable for this course

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Sample course units

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURATA001 Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTQ103 Inspect and service drive shafts
AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions

The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.

You can expect that:

  • assessment methods are clear
  • assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
  • assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
  • educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.