Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical
(Steering and Suspension)
|Course Length:||Full-time (6 months)|
Part-time day (1 year)
|Please call our Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) to enquire about applying for this course.|
This traineeship course is designed for those currently employed in the mechanical automotive field who would like to increase their automotive repair skills.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Concession||Full fee|
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# Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as student services and IT fees. Click here to view 2013 Student Services and IT fees.
If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees. For more information about our fees structure, click here.
What costs and other fees should I expect?
Contact the Call Centre on 9279 2222 for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing and specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
When you successfully complete this course you can continue on to higher levels of study or apply for work in the automotive industry retail service and repair sector.
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
You will gain increased skills and knowledge of steering and suspension.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in Automotive (Mechanical - Steering and Suspension). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
Credit transfers may be available into related Certificate III courses. Further opportunities in the automotive industry may include Certificate IV or Diploma courses.
Can I apply?
You are eligible to apply if you are aged 15 years, are employed or have been offered an apprenticeship in the specific area of specialisation.
How do I apply?
New Apprentices/Trainees will first need to be employed and signed up to a Contract of training by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC).These AACs are located in Metropolitan and regional centres.
For locations visit http://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/ If this has already been done, and Kangan Institute has been listed as the preferred provider on the contract of training the Institute will contact you once your contract has been registered with Skills Victoria.
If you wish to contact the Institute for further information please call the customer service centre on 9279 2222.
How will I be selected for this course?
Applicants must be currently employed as an apprentice or trainee.
How long is the course?
This is an 18 month traineeship.
Where and how can I study?
All automotive courses are run from our ACE campus in Docklands. You can do your training by block for a week or more at a time, one day a week or in your workplace.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods and may take place in your workplace. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and the how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided this information.
For more information about this course, please call automotive administration team on 9099 4100.
What will I study?
You will study: steering system components; suspension systems; wheel alignment operations; test, service and replace battery; minor repairs to electrical circuits/systems; electronic body management systems; welding, thermal cutting and heating procedures; diagnostic procedures; workplace OHS procedures; use and maintain workplace tools &amp; equipment; workplace communication; and customer relations. Also, an additional three electives are to be selected.