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AUR20716 - Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Overview

At a glance

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of tasks relating to identifying, inspecting and basic servicing of mechanical and electrical components.

This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body.  Successful completion of this program will give you direct and indirect skills associated with apprenticeship trades relevant to the automotive industry.  This qualification is designed to give you employability skills including communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self-management and hands on skills relevant to the industry.

Depending on delivery options (heavy and light) at each location students will see a variation in elective units offered across campuses.  

Application Mode On-campus
Courses/Units
Twelve (12) Units, seven (7) Core units and five (5) Elective units.
Availability EmeraldGladstone CityMackay OoraleaRockhampton City
DurationSee availabilities
Intake Dates
See availabilities
Full course cost$2,652.00
Unit cost$221.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

Career Opportunities

The course is a mechanical pathway that provides an introduction to the Automotive fields of Heavy vehicles, Light vehicles and Auto-electrical. Possible career outcomes could lead to a trades assistant, vehicle service assistant, automotive service assistant, trainee service person, automotive trainee.


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however it is highly recommended that students have attained a Sound Achievement (SA) result in year 10 numeracy and literacy subjects or equivalent prior to enrolling in this program.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Units

Standard Course Structure

Core
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)
  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA003)
  • Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace (AURAFA004)
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA002)
  • Identify automotive electrical systems and components (AURETR003)
  • Identify automotive mechanical systems and components (AURLTA001)
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK002)
Electives
  • Inspect, test and service batteries (AURETR015)
  • Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives (AURTTA005)
  • Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations (AURTTA027)
  • Inspect and service cooling systems (AURTTC001)
  • Inspect and service engines (AURTTE004)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

CQUniversity Rockhampton City - VET in SCHOOLS (VETIS)

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools program at CQUniversity Rockhampton City campus.

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page  www.cqu.edu.au/vetis  or your School HOD.

Timing

Study commences Term 1, February 2017

Duration and dates

Attendance one (1) day per week for 12 months.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City - VET IN SCHOOLS (VETiS): Partnering with Schools

This program will be delivered at St Brendan's College.

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page  www.cqu.edu.au/vetis  or your School HOD.

Timing

Expressions of interest can be sent via your School VET Co-ordinator.

Duration and dates

Attendance one (1) day per week for 12 months

CQUniversity Gladstone City - VET in Schools (VETIS)

This course may be available as part of the VET in Schools Program at CQUniversity Gladstone City campus.

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page  www.cqu.edu.au/vetis  or your School HOD.

Timing

Study commences Term 1, February 2017

Duration and dates

Attendance one (1) day per week for 12 months.

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea - VET in SCHOOLS (VETiS)

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools program at CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea campus.

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page  www.cqu.edu.au/vetis  or your School HOD.

Timing

Study commences Term 1, February 2017

Duration and dates

Attendance one (1) day per week for 12 months.

CQUniversity Emerald - VET in SCHOOLS (VETiS)

This course may be available as part of the VET in Schools Program at CQUniversity Emerald campus.

This is an 18 month course - students wanting to complete the full program will need to be in Year 11, 2017.

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page www.cqu.edu.au/vetis or your School HOD.

Timing

Study commences Term 1, February 2017

Duration and dates

Attendance one (1) day per week for 18 months

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $2,652.00

Unit cost: $221.00

Please refer to the 2017 VET Certificate Level and 2017 VET Diploma and Student Loans Price Lists for a breakdown of the Non Concessional, Concessional and Student Fees.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

Applying

Certificate, diploma and advanced diploma-level courses

To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application:

  • call 13 27 86, or
  • visit us at reception at one of our locations.

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with course developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

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