Certificate III In Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Certificate III In Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Code
:
AUR30616
Department
:
Passenger Vehicles
Study Area(s)
:
Apprenticeship, Automotive
Campus
:
DOCKLANDS
Course Length
:
Full-time(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 automotive apprenticeship course aims to provide knowledge and skills in the field of light vehicle mechanics. 

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR30616) course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business ownership.

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

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Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURACA001Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace (AURACA001)20
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)25
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA003)20
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA002)20
AURETD001Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems (AURETD001)25
AURETH001Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles (AURETH001)10
AURETH002Service and maintain battery electric vehicles (AURETH002)20
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace (AURETK002)20
AURETR005Install automotive security systems and components (AURETR005)40
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits (AURETR006)20
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms (AURETR010)40
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components (AURETR011)40
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits (AURETR012)40
AURETR020Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems (AURETR020)40
AURETR022Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems (AURETR022)70
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
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
AURETR044Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems (AURETR044)50
AURETU001Install air conditioning systems (AURETU001)30
AURETU003Service air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU003)25
AURETU004Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU004)35
AURETU005Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU005)30
AURHTF002Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems (AURHTF002)80
AURLTB003Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems (AURLTB003)40
AURLTD004Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems (AURLTD004)30
AURLTD005Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems (AURLTD005)30
AURLTD006Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations (AURLTD006)40
AURLTE001Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies (AURLTE001)30
AURLTE002Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines (AURLTE002)60
AURLTF002Diagnose and repair light vehicle diesel fuel injection systems (AURLTF002)50
AURLTJ001Select light vehicle tyres and wheels for specific applications (AURLTJ001)30
AURLTJ002Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes (AURLTJ002)40
AURLTJ003Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies (AURLTJ003)20
AURLTJ013Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies (AURLTJ013)20
AURLTQ001Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies (AURLTQ001)20
AURLTQ002Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts (AURLTQ002)20
AURLTQ012Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts (AURLTQ012)20
AURLTX001Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions (AURLTX001)40
AURLTX002Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions (AURLTX002)50
AURLTX003Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems (AURLTX003)30
AURLTX013Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems (AURLTX013)30
AURLTZ001Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems (AURLTZ001)20
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations (AURTTA004)20
AURTTA005Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives (AURTTA005)10
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures (AURTTA018)20
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems (AURTTB001)20
AURTTB003Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors (AURTTB003)40
AURTTB013Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors (AURTTB013)40
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systems (AURTTC001)10
AURTTC003Diagnose and repair cooling systems (AURTTC003)20
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems (AURTTD002)10
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems (AURTTD004)10
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines (AURTTE004)20
AURTTF001Inspect and service petrol fuel systems (AURTTF001)25
AURTTF002Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems (AURTTF002)20
AURTTF005Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems (AURTTF005)15
AURTTJ001Balance wheels and tyres (AURTTJ001)10
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)15
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK002)20
AURTTL007Inspect and service LPG fuel systems (AURTTL007)15
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assemblies (AURTTQ001)5
AURTTQ003Inspect and service drive shafts (AURTTQ003)5
AURTTX002Inspect and service manual transmissions (AURTTX002)10
AURTTX003Inspect and service automatic transmissions (AURTTX003)10
AURTTZ002Diagnose and repair exhaust systems (AURTTZ002)10
AURVTA004Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs (AURVTA004)20
AURVTW001Carry out manual metal arc welding on components (AURVTW001)30
AURVTW004Carry out tungsten inert gas welding (AURVTW004)30
AURVTW008Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting (AURVTW008)30
AURVTW009Carry out basic gas metal arc welding (AURVTW009)20
BSBRES401Analyse And Present Research Information (BSBRES401)40
BSBRES411Analyse and present research information (BSBRES411)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.

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 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#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3874.95
$770.25
$20204.25
Apprentice/Trainee
$3874.95
$770.25
$20204.25

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$592.50

Average course
consumable fees*
$0.00

# 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
1185 1185 $3.27 $0.65 $17.05

^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.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

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.)

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

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course prepares you to perform mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry. This course may lead to employment as a Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician. 

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

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR30616). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

You may continue on to higher level studies, such as certificate IV or diploma studies.

How do I apply?

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?

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.