Certificate III In Agricultural Mechanical Technology

Certificate III In Agricultural Mechanical Technology

Course Code
:
AUR30416
Department
:
Heavy Commercial Vehicles & Engine Techn
Study Area(s)
:
Apprenticeship, Automotive
Campus
:
DOCKLANDS
Course Length
:
Part-time(3 years)
Flexible(3 years)

Start Date(s): We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.
End Date(s): Generally an apprenticeship take 3 years of schooling and 1 year on the job training
Days and Time: Apprenticeship: Block release is available. You will attend classes for one week approximately every two months. Monday to Thursday 8am - 4.30pm and Friday 8am - 1pm
Non Apprentice: Program will be customised to suit your requirements.

Course Overview

This course trains you for work with heavy vehicle agricultural equipment. You will gain the skills and knowledge to competently carry out service, repair and diagnostic procedures. You will learn how to apply safe work practices, carry out servicing operations and develop knowledge of diagnostic procedures.

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

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURACA001Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace (AURACA001)20
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)25
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA003)20
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA002)20
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits (AURETR012)40
AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles (AURETR025)15
AURETR029Diagnose and repair charging systems (AURETR029)30
AURETR030Diagnose and repair starting systems (AURETR030)30
AURHTE002Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines (AURHTE002)70
AURHTF002Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems (AURHTF002)80
AURHTQ003Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts (AURHTQ003)30
AURKTA011Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems (AURKTA011)60
AURKTB001Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems (AURKTB001)40
AURKTD002Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems (AURKTD002)40
AURKTQ001Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies (AURKTQ001)30
AURKTX001Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions (AURKTX001)50
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations (AURTTA004)20
AURTTA005Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives (AURTTA005)10
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures (AURTTA018)20
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems (AURTTB001)20
AURTTC003Diagnose and repair cooling systems (AURTTC003)20
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines (AURTTE004)20
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK002)20

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA003Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA003)25
AURETR024Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems (AURETR024)50
AURETU003Service air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU003)25
AURETU004Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU004)35
AURETU005Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU005)30
AURHTD002Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems (AURHTD002)40
AURHTE001Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies (AURHTE001)35
AURHTQ002Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies (AURHTQ002)30
AURHTX001Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions (AURHTX001)50
AURHTX003Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions (AURHTX003)60
AURHTX004Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems (AURHTX004)35
AURKTA002Inspect, service and repair crop harvesting equipment (AURKTA002)40
AURKTA003Inspect, service and repair crop planting and seeding equipment (AURKTA003)40
AURKTA004Inspect, service and repair spraying and spreading equipment (AURKTA004)40
AURKTA005Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems (AURKTA005)30
AURMBA002Load and unload competition vehicles and support equipment (AURMBA002)20
AURTTA006Inspect and service hydraulic systems (AURTTA006)20
AURTTA012Fabricate and install fluid power hose assemblies (AURTTA012)10
AURTTA013Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems (AURTTA013)60
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems (AURTTD002)10
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems (AURTTD004)10
AURTTF002Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems (AURTTF002)20
AURTTF005Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems (AURTTF005)15
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)15
AURTTX002Inspect and service manual transmissions (AURTTX002)10
AURTTX004Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions (AURTTX004)10
AURTTX006Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions (AURTTX006)40
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#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3449.85
$685.75
$17987.75
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$527.50

Average course
consumable fees*
$1055.00

# 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

Exemptions

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
1055 1055 $3.27 $0.65 $17.05

^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?

Satisfactory literacy and numeracy skills. You must be at least 15 years old at the time of application. This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway. You may participate in this course while searching for suitable employment but you will need to complete extra practical work at further cost if you do not secure a workplace.

If you are enrolling in this course as part of an apprenticeship, 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?

This course is intended to prepare you to perform mechanical work in the agricultural vehicle and equipment service and repair sector. This course may lead to employment as an Agricultural Mechanical Technician.

If you are enrolling in this course as part of an apprenticeship, 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 III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology (AUR30416). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course leads to advanced study in the automotive field in certificate IV or diploma 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. 

How will I be selected for this course?

AASN registration or interview for apprentices. Compulsory information session and interview.