Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Trailer Technology

Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Trailer Technology

Course Code
:
AUR31816
Department
:
Heavy Commercial Vehicles & Engine Techn
Study Area(s)
:
Automotive
Campus
:
DOCKLANDS
Course Length
:
Part-time day(3 years)
Flexible(3 years)

Start Date(s): We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.
End Date(s): Generally an apprenticeship takes 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 is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to repair trailers and associated systems, within the Heavy vehicle service and repair sector.

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace25
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace20
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems40
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits40
AURETR022Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems70
AURHTB001Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems50
AURHTD003Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems40
AURHTJ003Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies20
AURHTY002Diagnose and repair mechanical connections of heavy vehicles and trailers over 4.5 tonnes15
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures20
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace20

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURATA002Read, interpret and apply engineering drawings40
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms40
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components40
AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles15
AURETR032Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems80
AURHTB002Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems40
AURHTQ003Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts30
AURHTR005Diagnose and repair heavy commercial trailer electronically controlled roll stability systems25
AURHTY001Inspect and service mechanical connections of heavy vehicles and trailers over 4.5 tonnes5
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations20
AURTTA006Inspect and service hydraulic systems20
AURTTA011Install hydraulic systems to specified applications74
AURTTA012Fabricate and install fluid power hose assemblies10
AURTTA013Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems60
AURTTA3013Repair Hydraulic Systems60
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems20
AURTTB004Inspect and service air braking systems20
AURTTB005Assemble and fit braking system components80
AURTTB006Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems20
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems10
AURTTJ001Balance wheels and tyres10
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace15
AURVTW001Carry out manual metal arc welding on components30
AURVTW004Carry out tungsten inert gas welding30
AURVTW008Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting30
AURVTW009Carry out basic gas metal arc welding20

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.

 

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 2019 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#
 
Concession
Average annual course fee#
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Full Fee
Average annual course fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$1085.00
$217
$5565
Apprentice/Trainee
$
$
$

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *

$210

Average consumable
fees per annum*
$385

# 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. 

2019 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 2019: $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
350 350 $3.10 $0.62 $15.90

^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 2019. 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. 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.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course will prepare you to perform mechanical work in the automotive heavy vehicle service and repair sector. This course may lead to employment as a Heavy Commercial Trailer Technician.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Trailer Technology (AUR31816). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Further opportunities in the automotive industry may include certificate IV or diploma courses.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form which can be obtained from the institute by calling the Contact Centre 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?

AASN registration or interview for apprentices. Non-apprentices will be offered a position based on their past experience and ability to source additional skills practice.