Certificate III In Marine Mechanical Technology

Certificate III in Marine Mechanical Technology

Course Code
:
AUR30516
Department
:
ACE - Executive Director
Study Area(s)
:
Apprenticeship, Automotive
Campus
:
DOCKLANDS
Course Length
:
Part-time(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 one 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

The Certificate III in Marine Mechanical Technology (AUR30516) will equip you with skills in maintenance, repair, and diagnostic testing of marine engines. It will provide you the knowledge and skills to gain employment working with boat engines and other mechanical equipment in the retail service and repair sector in the marine 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.

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Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)25
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA002)20
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits (AURETR012)40
AURETR025Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles (AURETR025)15
AURETR029Diagnose and repair charging systems (AURETR029)30
AURETR030Diagnose and repair starting systems (AURETR030)30
AURRTE008Install marine engines, controls and instruments (AURRTE008)55
AURRTR006Diagnose and repair marine electrical systems (AURRTR006)20
AURRTR007Install marine electrical systems and components (AURRTR007)15
AURTTE001Apply knowledge of engine science (AURTTE001)40
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK002)20

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components (AURETR011)40
AURETR023Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems (AURETR023)60
AURETR028Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems (AURETR028)40
AURETR031Diagnose and repair ignition systems (AURETR031)30
AURETR032Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems (AURETR032)80
AURHTF002Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems (AURHTF002)80
AURRTD001Diagnose and repair marine steering systems (AURRTD001)30
AURRTE002Inspect and service marine outboard engines (AURRTE002)20
AURRTE006Diagnose and repair marine outboard engines (AURRTE006)40
AURRTE007Diagnose and repair marine inboard engines (AURRTE007)40
AURRTE010Test marine engines in water tanks (AURRTE010)30
AURRTE011Overhaul two and four-stroke cycle marine outboard engines (AURRTE011)40
AURRTQ004Diagnose and repair marine inboard propeller drive systems (AURRTQ004)25
AURRTQ006Diagnose and repair marine jet drive propulsion systems (AURRTQ006)20
AURRTX003Diagnose and repair marine outboard and stern drive transmissions (AURRTX003)30
AURRTX004Diagnose and repair marine inboard transmissions (AURRTX004)30
AURTTA021Diagnose complex system faults (AURTTA021)80
AURTTC003Diagnose and repair cooling systems (AURTTC003)20
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines (AURTTE004)20
AURTTF002Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems (AURTTF002)20
AURTTF006Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems (AURTTF006)50
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)15
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#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3669.06
$733.81
$17334.70
Apprentice/Trainee
$3669.06
$733.81
$17334.70

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$1552.50

# 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
1035 1035 $3.54 $0.71 $16.75

^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?

To successfully apply for entry, you must be currently employed as an apprentice or trainee in the marine industry. We offer rolling enrolments, so you can start at any time.

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?

All of our automotive courses run at the Docklands campus. You can choose to study on block (one week every six weeks approximately), day release or in your workplace.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead to work within the retail, service and repair sector of the marine industry.

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 skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in the maintenance, repair and diagnostic testing of marine engines.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Marine Mechanical Technology (AUR30516). 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 a certificate IV or diploma level.

How do I apply?

New apprentices and trainees will first need to be employed and signed up to a Contract of Training by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider, with Kangan Institute listed as the preferred provider. For locations visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au. For further information call us on 13 TAFE or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au.

How will I be selected for this course?

To be successfully enrolled, you must be currently employed as an apprentice or trainee in the marine industry.