Certificate III In Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck And Trailer

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Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck and Trailer

Course Code
:
AUM30218
Department
:
Passenger Vehicles
Study Area(s)
:
JobTrainer, Traineeship, 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): Rolling enrolments
Days and Time: To be confirmed with your course advisor

Course Overview

This automotive apprenticeship course aims to provide knowledge and skills in the field of bus, truck and trailer components manufacture.

The Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck and Trailer (AUM30218) course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for automotive manufacturing.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Kangan Institute’s Vaccination Policy

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

JobTrainer

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 normally entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver, however under JobTrainer you may be eligible for a second Free TAFE course. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

  • No two at qualification level in a lifetime limit: Studied a qualification before? With JobTrainer, you may still be eligible for discounted tuition on a second course at the same qualification level.
  • No upskilling requirement: With JobTrainer, you may be able to get an exemption if you don't meet the upskilling requirement

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AUMATK002Prepare And Operate Tools, Equipment And Machinery (AUMATK002)60
AUMATK013Monitor and maintain automotive equipment (AUMATK013)40
AUMGLM011Apply heavy vehicle standards (AUMGLM011)40
AUMGQA001Apply Workplace Technical Quality Standards (AUMGQA001)20
AUMGTA011Read and interpret work orders and working drawings (AUMGTA011)30
AUMGTM005Read And Interpret Engineering Drawings And Determine Requirements (AUMGTM005)80
AUMGTW001Perform Basic Welding, Thermal Cutting, Heating And Gouging (AUMGTW001)30
AUMGTW002Perform Mechanical Cutting (AUMGTW002)25
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA003)20
AURAMA001Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace (AURAMA001)20
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA002)20

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AUMGTA002Service vehicle after assembly (AUMGTA002)20
AUMGTB011Assemble, install and test braking system kits (AUMGTB011)40
AUMGTG001Install fixed and moveable glass components on vehicles (AUMGTG001)25
AUMGTM001Assemble vehicle components (AUMGTM001)20
AUMGTM002Assemble vehicle frames and axles (AUMGTM002)20
AUMGTM004Install and fit out components (AUMGTM004)30
AUMGTM006Assemble, install and test hydraulic system kits (AUMGTM006)40
AUMGTM007Assemble, Install And Test Pneumatic System Kits (AUMGTM007)40
AUMGTM008Bond and repair fibreglass components (AUMGTM008)50
AUMGTP001Finish And Paint Vehicle Body And Part Surfaces (AUMGTP001)20
AUMGTR002Manufacture and modify vehicle wiring harnesses (AUMGTR002)45
AUMGTR003Test, modify and repair vehicle electrical circuits and systems (AUMGTR003)20
AUMGTS001Prepare materials for fabrication using jigs and fixtures (AUMGTS001)30
AUMGTS002Prepare materials for fabrication using manual processes (AUMGTS002)30
AUMGTS003Fabricate plugs (AUMGTS003)50
AUMGTS004Fabricate parts for vehicle sub-assemblies (AUMGTS004)35
AUMGTT001Apply trim to vehicle components (AUMGTT001)10
AUMGTW004Perform gas tungsten arc welding (AUMGTW004)40
AUMGTW005Perform gas metal arc welding (AUMGTW005)50
AUMGTY001Paint vehicle chassis and panels (AUMGTY001)25
AUMGTY002Install Vehicle Components (AUMGTY002)60
AUMGTY003Modify and repair chassis and frames (AUMGTY003)45
AURTTB004Inspect and service air braking systems (AURTTB004)20
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems (AURTTD004)10
AURVTN005Remove and replace adhesive attached components on vehicles (AURVTN005)15
AURVTN016Repair vehicle body panels using filler (AURVTN016)35
AURVTP009Apply vehicle body film wrapping (AURVTP009)20
AURVTT009Remove and replace vehicle and vessel seats and fittings (AURVTT009)20
MEM30031AOperate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements (MEM30031A)40

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 know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

The course has both practical and theory based assessments.

What will I study?

You are required to study a number of core units of competency and a range of elective units which will be negotiated with your employer. 

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 2022 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).

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
$1272.56
$254.51
$3772.00
Apprentice/Trainee
$1272.56
$254.51
$3772.00

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$480.00

# 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. 

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

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
320 320 $3.98 $0.80 $11.79

^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 2022. 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?

Applicants must be currently employed as an apprentice or trainee in this field of specialisation. Non-apprentice students will be required to have an interview to determine valid industry experience.

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.)

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

Where and how can I study?

You will study at our Docklands campus. You can do your training on campus a week at a time or in the workplace.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead you to work with an employer in the Automotive Industry, specifically with manufacturing of components for bus, truck and trailers, or eventually running your own business.

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

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in the Automotive Industry, especially in the area of component manufacture for bus, truck and trailer.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck and Trailer (AUM30218). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at certificate IV or diploma level. Credit transfers may be available into related certificate IV or diploma courses.

How do I apply?

New Apprentices/Trainees - Will first need to be employed and signed up to a Contract of training by an Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC). These AACs are located in metropolitan and regional centres.

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.

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