Are you looking for fulfilling opportunities in the diverse agricultural industry? Or are you looking to adapt to new and emerging needs in your workplace? Then this is the course to prepare you for a new beginning in the agricultural vehicle and equipment sector.
Learn how to service and repair faults in agricultural engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering, brakes, hydraulics and electrical components, all while learning important safety processes and certain risk factors.
Taught over a four-year period, this is the perfect option for those people already employed in the industry who need flexibility – keep working in your day job while undertaking study. Upon completion of the course, there’ll hopefully be so many employment opportunities open to you. Some of these are working in agricultural mechanical workshops, farm workshops and/or dealerships as a qualified agricultural mechanical technician.
There is also the option to take your career further by studying a Certificate IV or Diploma in the automotive industry. We’ll be here to walk you through all of those options when you’re ready.
|Bairnsdale Trade Centre (Day release)||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am - 4:00pm|
|Leongatha (Day release)||Monday, Tuesday 8:00am - 4:00pm|
|Port of Sale (Block release)||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am - 4:00pm|
|Warragul (Day release)||Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm|
|Yallourn (Block release)||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am - 4:00pm|
|Yallourn (Day release)||Tuesday, Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm|
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
Cert IV and Diploma with-in the automotive industry.
Course and 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
VET Student LoansNot Applicable for this course
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Sample course units
|AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies|
|AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems|
|AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems|
|AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURTTQ103 Inspect and service drive shafts|
|TLILIC0003 Licence To Operate A Forklift Truck|
|AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems|
|AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems|
|AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems|
|AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions|
|AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies|
|AURHTF102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURKTA111 Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems|
|AURKTX101 Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions|
|AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems|
|AURHTE102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines|
|AURHTQ103 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts|
|AURHTX104 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems|
|AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace|
|AURHTJ103 Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies|
|AURHTX101 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions|
|AURKTB101 Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems|
|AURKTD102 Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems|
|AURKTQ101 Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies|
|AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives|
Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, workbooks/online assessments.