Love working outdoors? Think you’re pretty handy on the tools? This this could be the course you’re looking for!
Learn how to diagnose, service and repair faults in outdoor power equipment while getting hands-on experience with push and ride on mowers, line trimmers, chainsaws and a massive variety of electrical systems and components.
Perfect for apprentices who are wanting to use this course to go further in their career, or wanting to pursue a role as a service technician.
And when you finish this course, you’ll have many pathways open to you. Some of these options include working as in an outdoor power equipment workshop and or dealership as a qualified outdoor power equipment service & repair technician.
There is also the option of taking your studies even further by completing a Certificate IV and Diploma within the automotive industry. All of our courses will further your employment opportunities and allow you to take on higher-level roles. We will be here to help you make those decisions if that’s the path you choose.
There has never been a better time to start an apprenticeship and the outdoor power equipment industry is an exciting one to choose!
Please note, students must be registered and employed in the industry given this being an apprenticeship course.
Day release: 1 day per week over 4 years
Block release: 3 days per week monthly over the 4 years
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology (Apprenticeship).
Employment in outdoor power equipment workshops and or dealerships as a qualified outdoor power equipment service & repair 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 with a completion of a language literacy and numeracy assessment.
Recommended entry requirements
- Completion of year ten secondary studies, 16 years of age
Limitations to entry
- Not registered and employed apprentice
VET Student LoansNot Applicable for this course
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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
|AURPTR105 Diagnose and repair cordless electric tool skins|
|AURPTA108 Service and repair post hole digging systems|
|AURTTF106 Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems|
|AURPTR104 Inspect and service cordless electric tool skins|
|AURPTR101 Test and service 240 volt portable generators|
|AURPTE104 Overhaul outdoor power equipment engines|
|AURPTE103 Diagnose and repair outdoor power equipment engines|
|AURPTE102 Inspect and service outdoor power equipment engines|
|AURPTA111 Diagnose and repair pumping systems|
|AURPTA110 Inspect and service pumping systems|
|AURPTA109 Service and repair reciprocating cutting systems|
|AURPTA107 Service and repair post boring systems|
|AURPTA106 Inspect and service line trimming systems and components|
|AURPTA105 Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems|
|AURPTA104 Service and repair drum cutting systems|
|AURPTA103 Service and repair rotary cutting systems|
|AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions|
|AURTTX104 Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions|
|AURTTA113 Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems|
|AURPTR102 Test and service electric outdoor power equipment|
|AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies|
|AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems|
|AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems|
|AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems|
|AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes|
|AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems|
|AURKTA005 Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems|
|AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems|
|AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems|
|AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems|
|AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, workbooks/online assessments