Certificate III In Automotive Engine Reconditioning

Certificate III In Automotive Engine Reconditioning

Course Code
Construction & Engineering
Study Area(s)
Course Length
Part-time day(3 years)

Start Date(s): 22 January 2018
End Date(s): 3 years from commencement date
Days and Time: TBC

Course Overview

This is a nationally recognised qualification. It covers all aspects of engine reconditioning including OH&S, specialist tools, measuring equipment, engine and machining principles and specialist operations.

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How will I be assessed?

You will need to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. You will be assessed by a combinations of written assignments or tests, oral tests and practical assessments in class, or at work. You will be advised in advance of the type of assessment and how it will operate. if required, you will have the chance for reassessment and appeal.

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


For Business and Industry

We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

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 2018 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
Average annual course fee#
Average annual course fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Average annual course fee#

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *


Average consumable
fees per annum*

# 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. 

2018 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 2018: $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
1185 305 $3.00 $0.60 $2.00

^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 2018. 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?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or 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.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Richmond campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course prepares you to work in automotive engine reconditioning or automotive engine building environments.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning (AUR31316). 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 certificate IV or diploma courses.

How do I apply?

Apprentices should call the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or 9279 2222 or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au to enrol. Apprentices are forwarded an Apprentice Placement form when their employer registers them with the Victorian Qualifications Authority and should present this form on enrolment.

How will I be selected for this course?

AASN registration. You will need to be currently employed as an engine reconditioning apprentice.