AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
(CRICOS CODE: 103644G)
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 AUR30620 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 International Students who wish to study in Australia and develop skills and knowledge within the automotive repair industry. Students are required to hold a current Australian visa with study rights to commence this course.
All students are required to undertake practical training as part of their course in the practical training area of the college owned commercial workshop, Supreme Automotive.
Students who are planning to apply for a Graduate Visa 485 following the completion of their course are required to inform the college at the time of enrolment to ensure the College can assist with the necessary documentation.
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83 weeks (20 hours per week)
Face to face
Brisbane - Unit 3, 305 Montague Road, West End 4101
Townsville - 31-33 Keane Street, Currajong 4812
Students are to source their own textbooks as they are not included in course fees. The required textbooks are:
Automotive Mechanics (10th ed) by May & Simpson
Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis 4th Edition by Tom Denton
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Students are to source their own safety shoes and the College will provide hearing and eye protection.
The College will provide all hand tools and equipment for use during all practical classes.
Light Vehicle Automotive Technician (Motor Mechanic)
There are 3 assessment components which include -
1. Underpinning Knowledge Assessment (theory questions)
2. Case Scenario Assessment (simulation)
3. Practical Observation
Written Assessments will be completed electronically in class and approximately 2 hours/week in your own time. All Practical Assessments are completed during class.
1. 18 years of age and over
2. Computer skills and your own personal computer to complete the assessments electronically
3. Proficiency in English (Minimum 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent, Completed Australian Qualification Certificate IV or higher or successfully complete the college Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment)
What is Recognition of Prior Learning:Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process that provides Students with an opportunity to receive credit for the formal and non-formal learning that has been undertaken since leaving school. The RPL process considers all relevant qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience that has been acquired throughout your working life. The RPL Assessment process enables the Assessor to collect a range of evidence to assist Students with either completing a full qualification or a partial qualification depending on the skills, knowledge and experience. If you have been granted a partial qualification throughout the RPL process, then you will be able to complete your qualification by undertaking the necessary gap training identified by our Assessor with our College. RPL Process 1. Complete the Enrolment Application Form 2. Submit all relevant documentation to support your application such as your current Resume, workplace reference letters, photographs of any evidence from the workplace and any other documentary evidence relevant to the Application 3. Pay the required deposit Once all of the above information has been submitted, a BPC representative will contact you to arrange an interview to discuss your Application and to explain the process of meeting the requirements of the RPL process in order to issue you the relevant qualification.
Non Refundable Enrolment Application Fee
Training Consumables / Material Fee
AUD $150 (includes workshop consumables used for training puposes only).
Payment plans are available at a cost of $30. Please contact the admissions team for more information.
This Qualification consists of 20 Core and 16 Elective Units.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||C|
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace||C|
|AURACA101||Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace||E|
|AURTTK102||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace||C|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace||E|
|AURETR129||Diagnose and repair charging systems||C|
|AURTTA009||Carry out mechanical pre repair operations||E|
|AURTTA104||Carry out servicing operations||C|
|AURTTE104||Inspect and service engines||C|
|AURTTX102||Inspect and service manual transmisisons||E|
|AURTTX103||Inspect and service automatic transmisisons||E|
|AURTTQ001||Inspect and Service final drive assemblies||E|
|AURTTF101||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems||C|
|AURTTB101||Inspect and service braking systems||C|
|AURLTB103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems||C|
|AURLTB104||Diagnose Complex Faults in Light Vehicle Braking Systems||E|
|AURTTD002||Inspect and service steering systems||E|
|AURLTD104||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems||C|
|AURLTD105||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems||C|
|AURLTD109||Diagnose complex Faults in Light Vehicle Steering and Suspension Systems||E|
|AURTTA017||Carry out vehicle safety inspections||E|
|AURETR125||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles||C|
|AURETR112||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||C|
|AURLTJ113||Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies||E|
|AURTTJ011||Balance wheels and tyres||E|
|AURETR130||Diagnose and repair starting systems||C|
|AURLTZ101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems||C|
|AURTTA118||Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies||C|
|AURETR131||Diagnose and repair ignition systems||C|
|AURETR123||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems||C|
|AURTTC103||Diagnose and repair cooling systems||C|
|AURLTE102||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines||C|
|AURLTE104||Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines||E|
|AURTTQ103||Inspect and Service driveshafts||E|
|AURTTD004||Inspect and service suspension systems||E|
|AURTTA125||Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems||E|