Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

Course Code: AUR20516

Duration: 22 wks (including holidays)

Location: Melbourne

Intake: Monthly

FEES: Please visit  Cost   CAC-Indicative-annual-tuition-fee

Material Fee: $500 (includes Boots & Overall $150 + Tools $150 + Learning Material $100 + Text Book $100)


This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks related to servicing and repairing mechanical components/systems of cars, heavy vehicles and/or motorcycles within an automotive service and repair business. It is suitable for entry into the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Entry Requirements

Students entering this qualification must have satisfactorily completed an equivalent of Australian year 10 or Certificate I or higher. At enrolment, all students must complete a literacy and numeracy test to ensure the appropriate level of skills for the best chance of successful completion of the course.

This program is subsidised by the government and eligible students can apply for Skills First Program under the VET Funding Contract as an Apprentice.

Course Delivery

Delivery is on campus. It includes face to face delivery in the classroom with tutorials and practicals delivered in Automotive Workshops, where students have the opportunity for hands on learning.

It includes a minimum of 20 hours per week (face-to-face class) and may include evening and weekend timetables. The breakdown of 20 hours is 16 hours (2 days per week) and 4 hours (1 day per week) is face to face.

Assessment Method

Assessment methods are flexible, valid, reliable and fair.

Assessment strategies include:
• Questions and answers
• Observation of demonstration
• Report
• Project
• Documentation

Job roles/Career outcomes

The Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing servicing and repair of particular components/systems of vehicles in an automotive service or repair business.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

Vehicle Service person.

Pathways Information

Further training pathways from this qualification include Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Course Structure

Students will need to complete the following 20 units of competency to attain the qualification including 13 core unit and 7 electives units

Unit CodeUnit NameElective or Core
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceC
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceC
AURATA001Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processesC
AURETR015Inspect, test and service batteriesC
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operationsC
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systemsC
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systemsC
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systemsC
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systemsC
AURTTE004Inspect and service enginesC
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplaceC
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assembliesC
AURTTQ003Inspect and service drive shaftsC
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuitsE
AURLTJ002Remove, inspect, repair amd refit light vehicle tyres and tubesE
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplaceE
AURACA001Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplaceE
AURTTA009Carry out mechanical pre-repair operationsE
AURTTX002Inspect and service manual transmissionsE
AURTTF001Inspect and service petrol fuel systemsE

*Conditions apply

Fees may change during your course of study. CAC reserves the right to discontinue or alter any course date, tuition or service fee, location, timetable or staffing without prior notice. This will constitute a provider default and all tuition fees will be handled in accordance with Central Australian College’s Refund Policy.  Interest will not be credited to Student Fees or disbursements and therefore no interest will be recovered by students in the event of cancellation. Students must maintain valid Overseas Student Health Care insurance throughout their enrollmentIndividuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government subsidised training.


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