Certificate III In Motorcycle Mechanical Technology

Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology

Course Code
ACE - Executive Director
Study Area(s)
Apprenticeship, Motor Sport
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 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 comprehensive course is for motorcycle apprentices who want to become fully qualified tradespersons. It covers the servicing, repairing and testing procedures of components.

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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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
AURETR023Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems (AURETR023)60
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
AURETR031Diagnose and repair ignition systems (AURETR031)30
AURJTB001Diagnose and repair motorcycle braking systems (AURJTB001)40
AURJTD003Diagnose and repair motorcycle suspension systems (AURJTD003)25
AURJTD004Diagnose and repair motorcycle steering systems (AURJTD004)25
AURJTE001Diagnose and repair motorcycle engines (AURJTE001)60
AURJTQ002Diagnose and repair motorcycle driveline systems (AURJTQ002)20
AURJTX001Diagnose and repair motorcycle clutch systems (AURJTX001)30
AURJTX002Diagnose and repair motorcycle manual transmissions (AURJTX002)40
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures (AURTTA018)20
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems (AURTTB001)20
AURTTC003Diagnose and repair cooling systems (AURTTC003)20
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines (AURTTE004)20
AURTTF001Inspect and service petrol fuel systems (AURTTF001)25
AURTTF006Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems (AURTTF006)50
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK002)20
AURTTQ001Inspect and service final drive assemblies (AURTTQ001)5
AURTTQ003Inspect and service drive shafts (AURTTQ003)5


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (AURAFA003)20
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits (AURETR006)20
AURETR022Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems (AURETR022)70
AURJTD001Inspect motorcycle suspension systems (AURJTD001)10
AURJTD002Inspect motorcycle steering systems (AURJTD002)10
AURJTJ001Remove, inspect and refit motorcycle wheel and tyre assemblies (AURJTJ001)20
AURJTJ002Remove, inspect, repair and refit motorcycle tyres and tubes (AURJTJ002)40
AURLTD004Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems (AURLTD004)30
AURLTD005Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems (AURLTD005)30
AURLTQ001Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies (AURLTQ001)20
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations (AURTTA004)20
AURTTA005Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives (AURTTA005)10
AURTTC001Inspect and service cooling systems (AURTTC001)10
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)15
AURTTX006Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions (AURTTX006)40
AURTTZ002Diagnose and repair exhaust systems (AURTTZ002)10
AURVTW003Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections (AURVTW003)30
AURVTW004Carry out tungsten inert gas welding (AURVTW004)30
AURVTW009Carry out basic gas metal arc welding (AURVTW009)20
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!

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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#
Indicative total tuition fee#
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Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#

Table 2

Average course
material fees*


Average course
consumable fees*

# 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. 

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).

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
960 960 $3.56 $0.71 $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. 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.

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 motorcycle service and repair industry. This course may lead to employment as an Automotive Motorcycle Repair 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 Motorcycle Mechanical Technology (AUR30816). 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?

Apprentice/Trainees - You will need to have an employer and 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 or provide the information session details

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.