Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

Course Code
Passenger Vehicles
Study Area(s)
Free TAFE, Automotive
Course Length
Full-time(1 year)
Part-time day(2 years)

Start Date(s): Rolling enrolments
End Date(s): Rolling enrolments
Days and Time: To be confirmed with your course advisor

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of servicing tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.


You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative.  It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself.  To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURACA001Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace20
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace25
AURAFA001Use numbers in an automotive workplace10
AURAFA002Read and respond to automotive workplace information10
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace20
AURAFA005Write routine texts in an automotive workplace10
AURAKA001Use information technology systems30
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace20
AURATA001Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes20
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits40
AURETR015Inspect, test and service batteries10
AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles15
AURHTJ002Select heavy vehicle tyres, wheels and rims for specific applications20
AURHTJ006Remove, inspect, repair and refit heavy vehicle tyres and tubes40
AURJTJ001Remove, inspect and refit motorcycle wheel and tyre assemblies20
AURKTA005Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems30
AURKTD005Diagnose complex faults in mobile plant steering and suspension systems50
AURLTE001Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies30
AURLTJ002Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes40
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations20
AURTTA006Inspect and service hydraulic systems20
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems20
AURTTB004Inspect and service air braking systems20
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systems10
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems10
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems10
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines20
AURTTF001Inspect and service petrol fuel systems25
AURTTF002Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems20
AURTTJ001Balance wheels and tyres10
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace15
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace 15
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace20
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assemblies5
AURTTQ003Inspect and service drive shafts5
AURTTS001Fabricate exhaust systems and components60
AURTTX002Inspect and service manual transmissions10
AURTTX003Inspect and service automatic transmissions10
AURTTZ001Inspect and service emission control systems10
AURTTZ002Diagnose and repair exhaust systems10
AURVTW001Carry out manual metal arc welding on components30
AURVTW004Carry out tungsten inert gas welding30
AURVTW008Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting30
AURVTW009Carry out basic gas metal arc welding20

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. 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 with this information.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2020 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
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 the Student Support Fee. 

2020 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:

Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2020: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
380 380 $3.27 $0.65 $9.50

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2020. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. 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?

Call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

This course is available through the apprenticeship and traineeship pathway. You are eligible if you are employed or have been offered a new apprenticeship or traineeship in your chosen field. Also, it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands Campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead you to work with an employer in the Automotive Industry, specifically with light vehicles, or eventually running your own business. 

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (AUR20516). 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 or IV courses.

How do I apply?

Apprentice/Trainees - You will need to have an employer and then contact an Australian Apprentice Support Network office to sign a training contract. 

Non- Apprentices - To apply click on the yellow Apply Here Button. You can also call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au. This course may also have a mid-year intake.

How will I be selected for this course?

You must be currently employed as an apprentice/trainee in the respective field of specialisation.