Automotive

Automotive courses at Kangan Institute

Light & Heavy Vehicle, Paint & Panel, Manufacturing, Auto Electrical, Air Conditioning, Motorcycle, Outdoor, Marine

With one of the strongest apprenticeship and certificate programs in Victoria, Kangan Institute offers a diverse range of automotive courses that prepare you for the real world - with robust practical skills and knowledge to help get your career on track.

Few facilities rival our Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) Campus at Docklands. With world-class vehicle and engine testing facilities, new workshop spaces and a purpose-built auto electrical lab, this facility is one of the best pathways into the automotive industry.

 

  • Vehicle Air Conditioning Service, Retrofit and Repair Skill Set
    Code : AURSS00044
    Length : ,

    Up to 6 months

    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III In Recreational Vehicle Service And Repair
    Code : MSM31015
    Length : 

    1 year, 6 months

    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate III In Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
    Code : AUR30620
    Length : 

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate II In Automotive Vocational Preparation
    Code : AUR20720
    Length : 

    13 weeks

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Trailer Technology
    Code : AUR31820
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III In Agricultural Mechanical Technology
    Code : AUR30420
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology
    Code : AUR31220
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III In Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
    Code : AUR31120
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate II In Automotive Servicing Technology
    Code : AUR20520
    Length : 

    6 months

    ,

    2 years

    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE)
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Safety

    Kangan Institute is offering a skill set in depowering and reinitialising battery electric vehicles, and inspecting and maintaining battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

    Participants will learn how to safely depower the vehicle’s high voltage rechargeable energy storage system (RESS) and separated extra low voltage (SELV) system, and to reinitialise the RESS and SELV confirming correct vehicle operation. In the second unit within this skill set, participants will learn the skills and knowledge required to inspect and maintain battery electric vehicles (BEVs), involving working with automotive electrical components, maintaining rechargeable energy storage systems (RESS), and performing basic tests on electric drive motors.

    Code : SCAEVTS
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III In Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck And Trailer
    Code : AUM30218
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology
    Code : AUR20220
    Length : 

    6 months

    ,

    1 year

    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology
    Code : AUR31520
    Length : 

    3 years

    ,

    3 years 

    ,

    3 years 

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate III In Automotive Body Repair Technology
    Code : AUR32120
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate II In Automotive Electrical Technology
    Code : AUR20420
    Length : ,

    2 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate III In Automotive Sales
    Code : AUR31020
    Length : ,

    2 years 

    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Administration

    The Administration course covers all the liabilities and responsibilities associated with being a Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory for Light, Heavy Vehicles or Motor Cycles. The course will cover how to correctly complete all of the documentation relevant to the position of Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory.

    Code : BKIVRADM
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Heavy Bus Tester

    This Heavy Bus Tester course covers the accreditation component for participants to be aware of and understand their responsibilities in examining Large Buses (LB) More than 4.5 Tons in in accordance to VicRoads Requirements.

    This course also covers the Bus Technical Inspection component from the National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual (NHVIM).

    VicRoads Licensed Vehicle Tester Buses examiners will use the NHVIM to inspect and test a vehicle using the Bus Tester Examiner manual with the current equipment required under Licensed Vehicle Tester Licence conditions.

    Code : BKIVRHBT
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • VicRoads Light Vehicle Structural Awareness

    The Structural Awareness Course covers the knowledge and ability to identify and assess damage or sub-standard repairs, acceptable/unacceptable repairs on a vehicle presented to you to complete a roadworthy inspection (Light Vehicle).

    Reference and use the appropriate standards for assessing structural damage and repairs. Locate and complete all relevant documentation involved with structural assessment.

    Supply and interpret information to and from a vehicle repairer in relation to the structural repairs.

    Access the Personal Properties Security Register (PPSR) website for the purpose of checking the status (Written off or Stolen) of a vehicle presented for inspection.

    Code : BKIVRSA
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Motor Cycle Tester

    This course is made up of two sections:

    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Administration
    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Motorcycle Technical Inspection

    The first section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Administration component covers all the liabilities and responsibilities associated with being a Motorcycle Tester or Signatory and will cover how to correctly complete all of the documentation relevant to the position of Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory. The course also includes the completing of the relevant forms and bookwork.

    The second section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Motorcycle Technical Inspection component covers how to carry out a Roadworthy inspection in a thorough and efficient manner by demonstrating and following a logical inspection sequence, and the correct inspection techniques and application of standards relevant to the inspection of Motorcycle for roadworthiness, using all of the relevant VicRoads Standards and Regulations, and a full understanding of the liabilities and responsibilities for an authorised examiner when inspecting a Motorcycle, and issuing a Certificate of Roadworthiness.

    Code : BKIVRMCT
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Light Bus Tester

    This Light Bus Tester course covers the accreditation component for participants to be aware of and understand their responsibilities in examining Small Buses Less than 4.5 tonnes in accordance to the VicRoads Requirements.

    Code : BKIVRLBT
    Length : 
    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • VicRoads Heavy Vehicle Tester

    This course is made up of two sections:

    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Vehicle Administration
    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Heavy Vehicle Technical Inspection

    The first section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Vehicle Administration component covers all the liabilities and responsibilities associated with being a Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory and will cover how to correctly complete all of the documentation relevant to the position of Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory. The course also includes the completing of the relevant forms.

    The second section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Heavy Vehicle Technical Inspection component covers the National Heavy Vehicle Inspection Manual (NHVIM) and the aim of the manual is to provide a consistent test/fail guideline for Heavy Vehicle Inspections that are in line with National Transport Reform.

    VicRoads Licensed Vehicle Tester Heavy Vehicle examiners will use the NHVIM to inspect and test a vehicle using the HV Examiner manual with the current equipment required under Licensed Vehicle Tester Licence conditions.

    Code : BKIVRHVT
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • VicRoads Light Vehicle Tester

    This course is made up of three sections

    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Vehicle Administration
    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Structural Awareness
    • Licensed Vehicle Tester Light Vehicle Technical Inspection

    The first section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Light Vehicle Administration component covers all the liabilities and responsibilities associated with being a Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory and will cover how to correctly complete all of the documentation relevant to the position of Licensed Vehicle Tester or Signatory.

    The second section of this course is Structural Awareness which covers the knowledge and ability to identify and assess damage or sub-standard repairs, acceptable/unacceptable repairs on a vehicle presented to you to complete a roadworthy inspection (Light Vehicle).

    Reference and use the appropriate standards for assessing structural damage and repairs. Locate and complete all relevant documentation involved with structural assessment checking the status (Written off or Stolen) of a vehicle presented for inspection.

    The third section of the course being the Licensed Vehicle Tester Light Vehicle Technical Inspection component covers how to carry out a Roadworthy inspection in a thorough and efficient manner by demonstrating and following a logical inspection sequence, and the correct inspection techniques and application of standards relevant to the inspection of light vehicles for roadworthiness using all of the relevant VicRoads Standards and Regulations, and a full understanding of the liabilities and responsibilities for an authorised examiner when inspecting a vehicle, and issuing a Certificate of Roadworthiness.

    Code : BKIVRLVT
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III In Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
    Code : AUR30720
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate III In Automotive Refinishing Technology
    Code : AUR32420
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE), Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III In Motorcycle Mechanical Technology
    Code : AUR30820
    Length : ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate III In Automotive Electrical Technology
    Code : AUR30320
    Length : ,

    2 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate III In Marine Mechanical Technology
    Code : AUR30520
    Length : ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Safety

    Kangan Institute is offering the skills and knowledge required to depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles (BEVs)

    Participants will learn to ensure the vehicle high voltage (HV) rechargeable energy storage system (RESS) is isolated before commencing any service or repair work. It also involves calibrating vehicle systems that may need resetting once the energy storage system is reinitialised. Importance is placed in the unit on applying RESS and separated extra low voltage (SELV) electrical safety procedures.

    The unit applies to those who work in the automotive service and repair industry.

    Code : SCAEVTS101
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Safety

    Kangan Institute is offering kills and knowledge required to inspect and maintain battery electric vehicles (BEVs)

    Participants will learn how to work with automotive electrical components, maintaining rechargeable energy storage systems (RESS), and performing basic tests on electric drive motors. Importance is placed in the unit on applying both high voltage (HV) rechargeable energy storage systems RESS and separated extra low voltage (SELV) electrical safety procedures.

    Code : SCAEVTS102
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Safety

    Kangan Institute is offering a skill set in depowering and reinitialising battery electric vehicles, and inspecting and maintaining battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

    Participants will learn how to safely depower the vehicle’s high voltage rechargeable energy storage system (RESS) and separated extra low voltage (SELV) system, and to reinitialise the RESS and SELV confirming correct vehicle operation. In the second unit within this skill set, participants will learn the skills and knowledge required to inspect and maintain battery electric vehicles (BEVs), involving working with automotive electrical components, maintaining rechargeable energy storage systems (RESS), and performing basic tests on electric drive motors.

    Code : SCAEVTS2
    Length : 
    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate II In Automotive Body Repair Technology
    Code : AUR20920
    Length : ,

    18 months

    Campus : Broadmeadows Off Campus, Broadmeadows Off Campus, Docklands (ACE), Broadmeadows Off Campus
  • Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology (Elevating Work Platform)
    Code : AUR31220
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology (Forklift)
    Code : AUR31220
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology
    Code : AUR21920
    Length : 

    1 year 

    ,

    1 year 

    ,

    2 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE)
  • Certificate III In Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
    Code : AUR30716
    Length : ,

    3 years

    ,

    3 years

    Campus : Docklands (ACE)