Certificate III In Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Code
:
AUR31120
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): Rolling enrolments
Days and Time: Block Release Available. You will attend Campus for one week up to 7 weeks per year. Mon-Fri. Your Apprentice Training Adviser will discuss this with you. For non Apprentices - your schedule will be customised based on your experience.

Course Overview

This course will train you to work in the heavy vehicle industry. You will gain the skills and knowledge to competently carry out service, repair and diagnostic procedures.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant machinery in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

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 an apprenticeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course. You must be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network and have a signed training contract. 

If you are enrolling in this course as a Non Apprentice you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course or have extensive experience in the industry. Pre Enrolment Interview required.  Non-apprentices will be offered a position based on their past experience and ability to source additional skills practice.

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA102)20
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuits (AURETR112)40
AURETR124Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems (AURETR124)50
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles (AURETR125)15
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systems (AURETR129)30
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systems (AURETR130)30
AURHTE102Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines (AURHTE102)70
AURHTZ101Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems (AURHTZ101)20
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operations (AURTTA104)20
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies (AURTTA118)20
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systems (AURTTC103)20
AURTTF102Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems (AURTTF102)20
AURTTF105Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems (AURTTF105)15
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK102)20
AURETR122Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems (AURETR122)70
AURHTB101Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems (AURHTB101)50
AURHTD103Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle suspension systems (AURHTD103)40
AURHTD102Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle steering systems (AURHTD102)40
AURHTQ103Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts (AURHTQ103)30
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)25
AURTTA006Inspect and service hydraulic systems (AURTTA006)20
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assemblies (AURTTQ001)5

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURETR132Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems (AURETR132)80
AURHTF102Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems (AURHTF102)80
AURHTX104Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems (AURHTX104)35
AURTTA113Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems (AURTTA113)60
AURTTE104Inspect and service engines (AURTTE104)20
AURVTW109Carry out basic gas metal arc welding (AURVTW109)20
AURHTB107Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle electronic braking systems (AURHTB107)40
AURHTJ103Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies (AURHTJ103)20
AURHTQ102Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies (AURHTQ102)30
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systems (AURTTB101)20
AURVTW101Carry out manual metal arc welding on components (AURVTW101)30
AURETR143Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems (AURETR143)40
AURETR144Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems (AURETR144)50
AURETU103Service air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU103)25
AURETU104Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components (AURETU104)35
AURETU105Retrofit automotive air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU105)30
AURTTA105Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives (AURTTA105)10
AURTTQ103Inspect and service drive shafts (AURTTQ103)5
AURTTX102Inspect and service manual transmissions (AURTTX102)10
AURTTX103Inspect and service automatic transmissions (AURTTX103)10
AURVTW104Carry out tungsten inert gas welding (AURVTW104)30
AURHTX101Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions (AURHTX101)50
AURHTX103Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions (AURHTX103)60
AURKTR101Diagnose and repair electronic over hydraulic control systems (AURKTR101)40
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits (AURETR006)20
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms (AURETR010)40
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components (AURETR011)40
AURHTB002Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems (AURHTB002)40
AURHTD001Inspect heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems (AURHTD001)10
AURHTE001Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies (AURHTE001)35
AURTTB004Inspect and service air braking systems (AURTTB004)20
AURTTB006Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems (AURTTB006)20
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systems (AURTTC001)10
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems (AURTTD002)10
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems (AURTTD004)10
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)15
AURTTX008Overhaul manual transmissions (AURTTX008)50
AURVTW018Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting (AURVTW018)30

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 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
$4155.07
$831.01
$20621.98
Apprentice/Trainee
$4155.07
$831.01
$20621.98

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$1770.00

# 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
1180 1180 $3.52 $0.70 $17.48

^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?

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. 

If  you are enrolling in this course as part of an apprenticeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course and be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network. 

 

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 automotive heavy commercial vehicle service and repair sector. This course may lead to employment as a:
• Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technician
• Service Adviser

If you are enrolling in this course as part of an apprenticeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course and be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network.
Non-apprentices will be offered a position based on their experience and ability to source additional skills practice.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR31120). 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 at certificate IV or diploma level automotive courses which could lead to employment opportunities as a service adviser or advanced diagnostician.

How do I apply?

Apprentice/Trainees - You will need to have an employer in this industry who is willing to sign you up as an Apprentice.  Then contact an Australian Apprentice Support Network office to sign a training contract. 

Non-Apprentices - To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form through the "Apply Now" button above. We will then be in contact to arrange an interview to discuss your experience in the industry.

How will I be selected for this course?

If you are enrolling in this course as part of an apprenticeship, you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course. You must be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network and have a signed training contract. 

If you are enrolling in this course as a Non Apprentice you must have employment in the relevant industry before commencing the course or have extensive experience in the industry. Pre Enrolment Interview required.  Non-apprentices will be offered a position based on their past experience and ability to source additional skills practice.