Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology 

Course Code: AUR30620

Cricos Code: 091625B

Location: West Footscray, Hobart

Duration: 52 wks (including holidays)

Intake: Jan, April, July & Oct (* Monthly intake available for onshore students )

Tuition Fees: $ 15,650

Application Fee: $350

Students enrolled in Automotive qualification must use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the Automotive workshop.  PPE can be purchased from the college with an additional cost. Students have an option to source their own PPE.

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain the mechanical systems and components of cars, motorcycles and heavy vehicles. It is suitable for entry into the automotive service and repair industry.

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years or older
  • IELTS 5.5 or higher; or completion of any equivalent ELICOS program – PTE or TOEFL
  • Satisfactorily completed the equivalent of Australian year 10 or higher

Job roles/employment outcomes

This qualification is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing mechanical technology service and repair tasks in the automotive industry Job outcomes related to this qualification include:

  • light vehicle mechanical technician.

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

Pathways Information

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, or other relevant qualifications

Course Structure

Students will need to complete the following 36 units of competency to attain the qualification including 20 core unit and 16 electives units.

Unit Code Unit Name Elective or Core
AURAEA002  Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace C
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace C
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits C
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems C
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles C
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems C
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems C
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems C
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems C
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems C
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems C
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines C
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems C
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations C
AURTTA118 Carry out diagnostic procedures C
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems C
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems C
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines C
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems C
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace C
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace E
AURAFA108 Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions E
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems E
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits E
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes E
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies E
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts E
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions E
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems E
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections E
AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking system components E
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems E
AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres E
AURTTJ012 Remove, inspect and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components E
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace E
AURVTA104 Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs E

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Central Australian College is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with the Standards of Registered Training Organisations (SRTO), and for the issuance of the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certification documentation.

*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 enrollment.

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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology 

Course Code: AUR30616

Duration: 3 years for apprenticeship based students

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)

Government Funding Eligibility

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain the mechanical systems and components of cars, motorcycles and heavy vehicles. It is suitable for entry into the automotive service and repair industry.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements specified in the training package, however CAC recommends that students’ entering this qualification to have satisfactorily completed an Australian year 10 or higher or equivalent. At enrolment, all students must complete a literacy and numeracy test to ensure the appropriate level of skills for the best chances of successfully completing 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.

Job roles/employment outcomes

This qualification is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing mechanical technology service and repair tasks in the automotive industry Job outcomes related to this qualification include:

  • light vehicle mechanical technician.

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.

At CAC courses are delivered for 20 hours per week over 3 days. The breakdown of 20 hours is 16 hours over 2 days per week is face-to-face and 4 hours over one day per week is self- pace learning.

Assessment Method

Assessment methods are flexible, valid, reliable and fair.

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

Pathways Information

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, or other relevant qualifications

Course Structure

Students will need to complete the following 36 units of competency to attain the qualification including 20 core unit and 16 electives units.

Unit Code Unit Name Elective or Core
AURAEA002  Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace C
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace C
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits C
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems C
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles C
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems C
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems C
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems C
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems C
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems C
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems C
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines C
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems C
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations C
AURTTA118 Carry out diagnostic procedures C
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems C
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems C
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines C
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems C
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace C
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace E
AURAFA108 Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions E
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems E
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits E
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes E
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies E
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts E
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions E
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems E
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections E
AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking system components E
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems E
AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres E
AURTTJ012 Remove, inspect and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components E
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace E
AURVTA104 Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs E

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Central Australian College is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with the Standards of Registered Training Organisations (SRTO), and for the issuance of the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certification documentation.

*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 enrollment.Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to access government subsidised training.

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