Certificate II In Automotive Servicing Technology


Certificate II In Automotive Servicing Technology

Course Code
Passenger Vehicles
Study Area(s)
JobTrainer, Traineeship, Free TAFE, Automotive, Motor Sport
Course Length
Full-time(6 months)
Part-time(2 years)

Start Date(s): 10 August 2021 (Motorsport stream)
Rolling enrolments (Mechanical stream)
End Date(s): 10 December 2021 (Motorsport stream)
12 months from start date (Mechanical stream)
Days and Time: To be confirmed by course advisor

Course Overview

There are two streams available in this course to choose from: 

Motorsport Stream. Are you interested in a career in the motorsport industry, such as a motorsport mechanic or technician? In this course, you will learn how to operate in a motorsport environment, service petrol fuel systems and inspect and service transmissions and engines. Suitable students will be offered the opportunity to undertake work placement and you are encouraged to seek your own work placement opportunities. Course duration is 6 months full-time (part-time not available).

Mechanical Stream. Are you interested in a career that allows you to perform a range of servicing tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry? This course will allow you to identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes, as well as inspect, test and service batteries, braking systems, cooling systems and carry out a number of servicing operations. Course duration is 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.

If you are enrolling in this course as part of a traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer

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. If you're aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the course tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know you may incur fees that you will need to cover yourself, such as student service fees or materials fees. Skills First (eligible) students are usually entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver, however under JobTrainer you may be eligible for a second Free TAFE course. You may also be able to get an exemption if you don't meet the upskilling requirement. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)25
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA002)20
AURATA001Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes (AURATA001)20
AURETR015Inspect, test and service batteries (AURETR015)10
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations (AURTTA004)20
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems (AURTTB001)20
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systems (AURTTC001)10
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems (AURTTD002)10
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems (AURTTD004)10
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines (AURTTE004)20
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK002)20
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assemblies (AURTTQ001)5
AURTTQ003Inspect and service drive shafts (AURTTQ003)5


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURACA001Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace (AURACA001)20
AURAFA001Use numbers in an automotive workplace (AURAFA001)10
AURAFA002Read and respond to automotive workplace information (AURAFA002)10
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA003)20
AURAFA005Write routine texts in an automotive workplace (AURAFA005)10
AURAKA001Use information technology systems (AURAKA001)30
AURMLA001Apply motor sport rules and regulations when officiating (AURMLA001)10
AURMSA001Follow motor sport safety and risk management procedures (AURMSA001)10
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits (AURETR012)40
AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles (AURETR025)15
AURHTJ002Select heavy vehicle tyres, wheels and rims for specific applications (AURHTJ002)20
AURHTJ006Remove, inspect, repair and refit heavy vehicle tyres and tubes (AURHTJ006)40
AURJTJ001Remove, inspect and refit motorcycle wheel and tyre assemblies (AURJTJ001)20
AURKTA005Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems (AURKTA005)30
AURKTD002Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems (AURKTD002)40
AURKTD005Diagnose complex faults in mobile plant steering and suspension systems (AURKTD005)50
AURLTD004Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems (AURLTD004)30
AURLTD005Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems (AURLTD005)30
AURLTE001Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies (AURLTE001)30
AURLTJ002Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes (AURLTJ002)40
AURLTX003Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems (AURLTX003)30
AURLTX013Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems (AURLTX013)30
AURMMA001Operate in a motor sport environment (AURMMA001)20
AURTTA006Inspect and service hydraulic systems (AURTTA006)20
AURTTB004Inspect and service air braking systems (AURTTB004)20
AURTTF001Inspect and service petrol fuel systems (AURTTF001)25
AURTTF002Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems (AURTTF002)20
AURTTJ001Balance wheels and tyres (AURTTJ001)10
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)15
AURTTS001Fabricate exhaust systems and components (AURTTS001)60
AURTTX002Inspect and service manual transmissions (AURTTX002)10
AURTTX003Inspect and service automatic transmissions (AURTTX003)10
AURTTX004Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions (AURTTX004)10
AURTTZ001Inspect and service emission control systems (AURTTZ001)10
AURTTZ002Diagnose and repair exhaust systems (AURTTZ002)10
AURVTW001Carry out manual metal arc welding on components (AURVTW001)30
AURVTW004Carry out tungsten inert gas welding (AURVTW004)30
AURVTW008Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting (AURVTW008)30
AURVTW009Carry out basic gas metal arc welding (AURVTW009)20

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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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2021 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#
Check your eligibility
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. 

2021 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 2021: $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 2021. 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?

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.)


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. 

If you are enrolling in this course as part of a traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands Campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?


• A Service/Pit Crew Race Team Member
• An opportunity to branch into different roles within a race team which may include Data Technician, Engine Technician, Driveline Technician, Machinist, Fabricator or promotional activities.


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

If you are enrolling in this course as part of a traineeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course.

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.

The Motorsport stream is a pathway to the Certificate III in Motorsport Technology AUR30916

How do I apply?

Apprentice/Trainees (Mechanical) - 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 for the Mechanical Stream.