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AUR30620 - Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Becoming a light vehicle mechanic requires not only a passion for cars but a desire to stay up to date with rapidly changing technology. CQUniversity not only provides the latest in training techniques but also enables apprentices to experience a broad array of vehicles and scenarios to ensure they can meet the demands of today and the future. This course is for apprenticeship training only. You must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry.

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

UNITS/CREDITS

37 units

JOB PROSPECTS

This course prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry. Job roles related to this qualification include Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician.The new unit will increase student outcomes, career opportunities and occupational pathways.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Resources will be required upon commencement of training. Find out more.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

Apprentices (User Choice)

Duration:

This course is for apprentices only. Apprenticeships are typically delivered within a 4 year period.

Core
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTF101Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTE104Inspect and service engines
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operations
AURLTZ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURLTE102Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTB103Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD104Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURETR131Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
Elective
AURLTQ102Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR115Inspect, test and service batteries
AURETR128Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURTTQ103Inspect and service drive shafts
AURATA001Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURVTW109Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
AURVTW018Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURTTZ002Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
AURTTX103Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURTTX102Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTJ011Balance Wheels and tyres
AURTTF105Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTF102Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTB013Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors
AURTTA105Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA017Carry out vehicle safety inspections
AURLTX103Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURLTX101Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTQ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTE001Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies
AURLTD106Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURETU104Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components
AURETU103Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETR143Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURETR124Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURLTJ102Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURTTZ102Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
RPL COURSE STRUCTURE
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTJ011Balance Wheels and tyres
AURTTF105Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTF102Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTB013Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors
AURTTA105Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA017Carry out vehicle safety inspections
AURLTX103Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURLTX101Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTQ102Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
AURLTQ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTE001Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies
AURLTD106Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURETU104Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components
AURETU103Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETR143Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURETR124Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTF101Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTE104Inspect and service engines
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operations
AURLTZ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURLTE102Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTD104Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTB103Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURETR131Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
MEM16008Interact with computing technology
MEM12024Perform computations
MEM12023Perform engineering measurements
MEM12002Perform electrical/electronic measurement
MEM05050Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05012Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05007Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05005Carry out mechanical cutting
AURTTX102Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTX103Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURTTZ002Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
AURVTW018Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURVTW109Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
AURACA101Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURAFA103Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURVTW103Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
AURAFA002Read and respond to automotive workplace information
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR007Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR135Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURLTB002Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems
AURLTJ102Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURTTZ102Diagnose and repair exhaust systems

FFS Delivery Units

Duration:

AURETH011 - 2 days (16hrs) face to face delivery with practical activities to cover all criteria and award the CA.

AURETH011 Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles
AURETH011Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles
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.

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

The additional FFS unit AURETH011 is for qualified light vehicle or heavy vehicle tradespersons to update and gain a new electric/hybrid unit.

This course prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry. Job roles related to this qualification include Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician.

The new unit will increase student outcomes, career opportunities and occupational pathways.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$19,980.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$555.00 (2022)
Fee for service$20,808.00 (2023)
Fee for service per unit$578.00 (2023)

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.

Free apprenticeships for under 25s will cover the cost of training for employers who commence an eligible new apprentice or trainee, or already have an existing apprentice or trainee aged under 25. Find out more.

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Traineeships and apprenticeships need to be secured with an employer before you can start your study. Your employer will then work with CQUniversity on the training program that is right for you. If you would like to become an apprentice or trainee, visit the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships website.