Certificate III In Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Code
:
AUR30620
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): Rolling enrolments
Days and Time: TBC

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 (AUR30620) course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business ownership.

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 Network and have a signed training contract. 

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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
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
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operations (AURTTA104)20
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies (AURTTA118)20
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systems (AURTTC103)20
AURTTE104Inspect and service engines (AURTTE104)20
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK102)20
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systems (AURTTB101)20
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems (AURETR123)60
AURETR131Diagnose and repair ignition systems (AURETR131)30
AURLTB103Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems (AURLTB103)40
AURLTD104Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems (AURLTD104)30
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems (AURLTD105)30
AURLTE102Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines (AURLTE102)60
AURLTZ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems (AURLTZ101)20
AURTTF101Inspect and service petrol fuel systems (AURTTF101)25
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)25

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURETR124Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems (AURETR124)50
AURETR132Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems (AURETR132)80
AURHTF102Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems (AURHTF102)80
AURTTF102Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems (AURTTF102)20
AURTTF105Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems (AURTTF105)15
AURVTW109Carry out basic gas metal arc welding (AURVTW109)20
AURETR122Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems (AURETR122)70
AURVTW101Carry out manual metal arc welding on components (AURVTW101)30
AURAFA103Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA103)20
AURETD101Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems (AURETD101)25
AURETH101Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles (AURETH101)10
AURETR120Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems (AURETR120)40
AURETR128Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems (AURETR128)40
AURETR135Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation (AURETR135)15
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
AURLTD106Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations (AURLTD106)40
AURLTF102Diagnose and repair light vehicle diesel fuel injection systems (AURLTF102)50
AURLTJ102Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes (AURLTJ102)40
AURLTJ113Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies (AURLTJ113)20
AURLTQ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies (AURLTQ101)20
AURLTQ102Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts (AURLTQ102)20
AURLTX101Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions (AURLTX101)40
AURLTX102Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions (AURLTX102)50
AURLTX103Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems (AURLTX103)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
AURTTZ102Diagnose and repair exhaust systems (AURTTZ102)10
AURVTA104Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs (AURVTA104)20
AURVTW104Carry out tungsten inert gas welding (AURVTW104)30
AURETH002Service and maintain battery electric vehicles (AURETH002)20
AURETH011Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles (AURETH011)20
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace (AURETK002)20
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits (AURETR006)20
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms (AURETR010)40
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components (AURETR011)40
AURETU001Install air conditioning systems (AURETU001)30
AURLTE001Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies (AURLTE001)30
AURLTJ011Select light vehicle wheels and tyres (AURLTJ011)30
AURTTA009Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations (AURTTA009)20
AURTTA017Carry out vehicle safety inspections (AURTTA017)10
AURTTB013Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors (AURTTB013)40
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systems (AURTTC001)10
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems (AURTTD002)10
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems (AURTTD004)10
AURTTJ011Balance wheels and tyres (AURTTJ011)10
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)15
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assemblies (AURTTQ001)5
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 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 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
$4171.82
$834.36
$20709.36
Apprentice/Trainee
$4171.82
$834.36
$20709.36

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$888.75

# 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
1185 1185 $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?

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. You must be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Network and have a signed contract. 

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. You must be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Network and have a signed training contract.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR30620). 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. 

How will I be selected for this course?

This course is available through the apprenticeship and traineeship pathway. You must be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Network and have a signed training contract. 

Non-apprentices will be offered a position if they are working in the industry or if they have extensive past work experience with the ability to source additional skills practice.