AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology(CRICOS CODE: 092629A)

AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (CRICOS CODE: 092629A)

This qualification is for people who want to gain the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry.

This qualification is suitable for new entrants seeking an Australian apprenticeship or international students who wish to study in Australia and develop skills and knowledge within the automotive repair industry.

International Students studying this qualification with BPC will be required to attend practical training and assessment at the College’s Practical Training Facility, located at Supreme Automotive.

Supreme Automotive is a member of the world wide Bosch Car Service network and is a market leader in Hybrid vehicle servicing and repairs. Click here to visit the Supreme Automotive website.

All classes are scheduled face to face. Assessments are conducted electronically during the scheduled classes and are a variety of written theory questions (underpinnning knowledge), case scenario simulation and practical observation.


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102 weeks (Including up to 18 weeks holidays)

20 hours per week

Delivery Mode

Face to face

Entry Requirements

1. 18 years of age and over

2. Basic computer skills and your own personal computer to complete the assessments electronically

3. Proficiency in English (Minimum 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent or successfully complete the college Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment)

Course Fee for International Students

Non Refundable Enrolment Application Fee - $300

Tuition Fee - $ 22,000

Learner Resources Fee - $150

Hand Tools + Textbooks + Safety Shoes - $ 1,150 (Students may source these items themselves or through BPC). It is not a course requirement for students to purchase their own hand tools as these are provided to students during the practical classes for training use only. Hand tools are only required to be purchased if students want to use their own hand tools during classes or outside of the scheduled practical classes. Students must purchase the required textbooks, Automotive Mechanics Vol 1 & 2 (9th ed) by May & Simpson and safety shoes.

Career Path

Light Vehicle Automotive Technician (Motor Mechanic)

Course Units

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling system

AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump start vehicles

AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations

AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines

AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures

AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition management systems

AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking system

AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

AURLTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies (Superseded by AURLTJ013 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies)

AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURTTA009 Carry out mechanical pre repair operations

AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies

AURTTQ003 Inspect and service drive shafts

AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems

AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems

AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions

AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions

AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems

AURTTJ001 Balance wheels and tyres (Superseded by AURTTJ011 Balance Wheels and tyres)

AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies

AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections

AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace

AURLTX003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems (AURLTX013 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL is available for each unit of competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training, or other expertise. Contact us to apply for RPL.

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