Certificate III in Motorsport Technology

Certificate III in Motorsport Technology

Course Code
Study Area(s)
Automotive, Motor Sport
Course Length
Full-time(1 year)

Start Date(s): 16 July 2019
End Date(s): July 2020
Days and Time: Tuesday to Thursday

Course Overview

This course is designed for those wanting to progress their career in the motorsport industry, such as motorsport mechanics or technicians. Suitable students will be offered the opportunity to undertake work placement and you are encouraged to seek your own work placement opportunities.

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace25
AURETR023Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems60
AURLTD006Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations40
AURMBA002Load and unload competition vehicles and support equipment20
AURMDA002Assist with officiating duties at motor sport events5
AURMMA001Operate in a motor sport environment20
AURMMA007Follow motor sport event and team safety requirements20
AURMMA008Coordinate operations of a motor sport team40
AURMTA002Assemble and prepare competition vehicles for motor sport events60
AURMTA004Prepare competition vehicles at motor sport events40
AURMTA005Perform pit lane and service area operations at motor sport events20
AURMTA006Perform torquing and fastening on motor sport competition vehicles20
AURMTA007Conduct non-destructive testing20
AURMTA009Collect and log motor sport data20
AURMTS001Construct hose and pipe assemblies for competition vehicles20
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures20
AURTTB001Inspect and service braking systems20
AURTTD004Inspect and service suspension systems10
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines20
AURTTQ003Inspect and service drive shafts5
AURTTX002Inspect and service manual transmissions10


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms40
AURETR029Diagnose and repair charging systems30
AURETR030Diagnose and repair starting systems30
AURETR031Diagnose and repair ignition systems30
AURJTX001Diagnose and repair motorcycle clutch systems30
AURLTD004Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems30
AURLTE002Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines60
AURLTQ002Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts20
AURLTX001Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions40
AURMDA001Develop and update motor sport industry knowledge10
AURMLA003Inspect vehicles and equipment at motor sport events for compliance20
AURMTE001Test engines using a dynamometer40
AURTTE003Remove and tag engine system components15
AURTTF006Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems50
AURTTM004Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies70
AURTTM008Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies70
AURVTW004Carry out tungsten inert gas welding30
AURVTW009Carry out basic gas metal arc welding20

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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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2019 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#
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 such as the Student Support Fee. 

2019 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 2019: $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


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
1200 1200 $3.10 $0.62 $12.00

^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 2019. 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.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

The Certificate III in Motorsport Technology (AUR30916) offers training to service and repair the mechanical components of motorsport vehicles, and to operate sustainably and safely within a motorsport environment. This course may lead to employment as:

• A Number Three Mechanic within a V8 Supercar team

• A Vehicle Service and Repair Technician within a motorsport race team

• A Service/Pit Crew Race Team Member

• An opportunity to branch into different roles within a race team which may include Data Technician, Engine Technician, Driveline Technician, Machinist, Fabricator or promotional activities.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Motorsport Technology (AUR30916). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Credit transfers may be available into related certificate III, certificate IV or diploma programs.

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?

Attend compulsory information session and interview. AASN registration and employer required if an apprentice.