If you work in the heavy vehicle mobile plant technology industry and want to gain a formal qualification in the field, this course is for you.
Learn to find, service and repair faults in the engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering, brakes, hydraulic systems and electrical components of Excavators, Bull Dozers and other heavy machinery.
This course will give you plenty of flexibility to work with our expert teachers, learn with your peers and put your new skills into practice!
The possibilities for future employment from this course are endless. Some of those options are working as in a mobile plant mechanical workshops, earthmoving and civil workshops and or dealerships as a qualified mobile plant mechanical technician.
There is also the opportunity to take your studies further by completing Certificate IV or Diploma in the automotive industry. These courses will further enhance your employment opportunities and give you hands-on experience in an industry you’re passionate about. We’ll be here to walk you through all of your options when and if the time comes, because we know these decisions aren’t always easy.
So go on, take a leap into the mining, construction or agricultural industries with this highly useful knowledge that affects the day-to-day operation of so many workplaces across Australia.
Please note, students must be registered and employed in the industry given this being an apprenticeship course.
|Yallourn (Block Release)||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Sale (Block Release)||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Leongatha (Day Release)||Monday, Tuesday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Bairnsdale Trade Centre (Day Release)||Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Warragul (Day Release)||Tuesday, Thursday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Yallourn (Day Release)||Thursday 8:00am–4:00pm|
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Mobile Plant Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship).
Employment in Mobile plant mechanical workshops, Earthmoving and civil workshops and or dealerships as a qualified Mobile plant mechanical technician.
Opportunities for Further Study
Certificate IV or diploma in the automotive industry.
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 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.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Sample course units
|TLILIC0003 Licence To Operate A Forklift Truck|
|AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|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|
|AURHTE002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines|
|AURHTF002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURHTQ003 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts|
|AURKTA005 Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems|
|AURKTA011 Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems|
|AURKTB001 Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems|
|AURKTD002 Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems|
|AURKTQ001 Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies|
|AURKTR001 Diagnose and repair electronic over hydraulic control systems|
|AURKTX001 Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions|
|AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTA011 Install hydraulic systems to specified applications|
|AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURTTB004 Inspect and service air braking 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|
|AURTTX004 Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions|
|AURTTX006 Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions|
|AURVTW001 Carry out manual metal arc welding on components|
|AURVTW008 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting|
|AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems|
Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, workbooks/online assessments