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AUR30316 - Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Drive your automotive electrical apprenticeship training with CQUniversity. In the highly-complex area of auto electrics, our teaching team have the knowledge and education expertise to ensure work-ready apprentices.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Employer Based (VET Providers Only), On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

FULL COURSE COST

$17,760 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

UNITS/CREDITS

32 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Job roles related to this qualification include automotive electrician.

 The Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who service, diagnose and repair vehicle electrical and electronic systems and components. Job roles related to this qualification include automotive electrician.

This course is also delivered under a third party agreement where PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia are delivering and assessing their employees under CQUniversity's scope of registration.

Apprentices (User Choice)

Duration:

4 years

Core
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURETR035Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURETR032Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR031Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR030Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR029Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR028Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR027Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR024Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR023Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR007Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
Elective
AURETR022Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations
AURTTC003Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines
AURETU005Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU004Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU003Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETR044Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
AURETR026Remove, replace and program electrical and electronic units and assemblies
AURETR021Inspect, service and repair electronic management, monitoring and tracking systems
AURETR020Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems
AURETR016Read and apply vehicle wiring schematics and drawings
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURETR008Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies

Dual trade Mechanical to Auto electrical

Duration:

This program is targeted at existing mechanical trades persons willing to undertake a second trade in Auto Electrical

Depending on the units already completed by the candidate will vary the time required to complete the apprenticeship 

Average completion time for the required training is 18 months

Core
AURETR024Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR007Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR035Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURETR027Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR032Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR028Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR023Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR031Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR029Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR030Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
Elective
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTC003Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations
AURVTW018Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines
AURTTA005Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURHTB002Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems
AURHTD002Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems
AURHTD003Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems
AURHTE002Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
AURHTQ003Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
AURHTZ001Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
AURETU001Install air conditioning systems
AURETU003Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU004Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU005Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURLTB003Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD004Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD005Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTE002Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURTTF001Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems
AURLTZ001Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
MEM12023APerform engineering measurements
MEM12024APerform computations
MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task
MEM14005APlan a complete activity
MEM15002AApply quality systems
MEM15024AApply quality procedures
No information available at this time.
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry.

Job roles related to this qualification include automotive electrician.
Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$17,760 (2020)
Subsidised full feeN/A
Subsidised concession feeN/A
Fee for service per unit$555 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unitN/A
Subsidised concession fee per unitN/A

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.
No information available at this time.

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