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This qualification will open doors to opportunities in sectors that are constantly evolving with new technology and changing needs. Prove your skills with hands-on experience in repairing and servicing engines, transmissions, cooling, steering, electrical circuits, air and hydraulic brakes, diesel fuel injection systems, and so much more. Impress your future employers with an in-depth understanding of heavy vehicle systems!
TimesApprentices attend either Block release or Day release depening on Student and Location
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship).
Employment in automotive heavy commercial vehicle workshops, fleet workshops and or dealerships as a qualified heavy commercial vehicle technician.
Opportunities for Further Study
Certificate 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 registered and employed apprentice
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
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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|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|
|AURETR022 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems|
|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|
|AURHTB001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems|
|AURHTB002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems|
|AURHTD002 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems|
|AURHTD003 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension 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|
|AURHTQ002 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive 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|
|AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems|
|AURTTA013 Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems|
|AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURTTB004 Inspect and service air 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|
|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|
|AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions|
Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, workbooks/online assessments.