Certificate III In Automotive Electrical Technology

Certificate III In Automotive Electrical Technology

Course Code
:
AUR30316
Department
:
Heavy Commercial Vehicles & Engine Techn
Study Area(s)
:
Automotive
Campus
:
DOCKLANDS
Course Length
:
Part-time(3 years)
Flexible(2 years)

Start Date(s): We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.
End Date(s): Generally an apprenticeship takes 3 years of schooling and one year on the job training.
Days and Time: Apprenticeship: Block release is available. You will attend classes for one week approximately every 2 months. Monday Thursday 8am 4.30pm & Friday 8am - 1pm. Non Apprentice: Programs will be customised to suit your requirements.

Course Overview

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) and where possible assessments and work placements (on the condition that these are safe and practical to implement). Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. 

You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

The Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology (AUR30316) course enables participants to gain skills in all aspects of the automotive electrical trade. This automotive course is the nationally recognised qualification for becoming an automotive electrician. The course covers health and safety, customer relations and using tools, repairing, servicing and testing all the elements of electrical systems.

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Core

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
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace (AURETK002)20
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits (AURETR006)20
AURETR007Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems (AURETR007)20
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems (AURETR009)40
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms (AURETR010)40
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits (AURETR012)40
AURETR023Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems (AURETR023)60
AURETR024Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems (AURETR024)50
AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles (AURETR025)15
AURETR027Install ancillary electronic systems and components (AURETR027)40
AURETR028Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems (AURETR028)40
AURETR029Diagnose and repair charging systems (AURETR029)30
AURETR030Diagnose and repair starting systems (AURETR030)30
AURETR031Diagnose and repair ignition systems (AURETR031)30
AURETR032Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems (AURETR032)80
AURETR035Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation (AURETR035)15
AURETR043Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems (AURETR043)40
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures (AURTTA018)20

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA003)20
AURETD001Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems (AURETD001)25
AURETH001Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles (AURETH001)10
AURETH011Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles (AURETH011)20
AURETR005Install automotive security systems and components (AURETR005)40
AURETR008Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies (AURETR008)15
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components (AURETR011)40
AURETR017Overhaul charging system alternators (AURETR017)20
AURETR018Overhaul starting system motors (AURETR018)20
AURETR020Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems (AURETR020)40
AURETR022Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems (AURETR022)70
AURETR026Remove, replace and program electrical and electronic units and assemblies (AURETR026)30
AURETR036Diagnose and repair electronically controlled suspension systems (AURETR036)25
AURETR044Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems (AURETR044)50
AURETU003Service air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU003)25
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)15
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK002)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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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!

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.

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#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3433.50
$682.50
$17157.00
Apprentice/Trainee
$3433.50
$682.50
$17157.00

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$525.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$1050.00

# 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
1050 1050 $3.27 $0.65 $16.34

^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.

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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?

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) and where possible assessments and work placements (on the condition that these are safe and practical to implement). Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course.

Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. 

You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

You will study at the Docklands campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

On completion of this course you can find employment in the service, diagnosis and repair of vehicle electrical and electronic systems and components. This course may lead to employment as an:

• Automotive Electrician

• Automotive Electrical Technician

• Automotive Electrical Diagnostic Technician

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology (AUR30316). 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 courses such as the Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology (AUR40616) 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?

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

Non-Apprentices - Will be considered once interviewed and industry experience is established.