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AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

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Next intake Ongoing 2023
LocationsColac Trade Training Centre
East Geelong Campus
ApprenticeshipFull-time: 3 yrs | Part-time: 6 yrs (School-based)

Course description

Are you looking to start an automotive apprenticeship specialising in light vehicle mechanics? Then this is the course for you. This trade-level qualification is suited to apprentices in the automotive light vehicle technology industry. This course covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of mechanical work on light vehicles within the automotive service and repair sector.

Take advantage of Job Trainer! Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Job Trainer opportunity Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

This is a JobTrainer Priority Course. All students who meet the Skills First eligibility criteria can access free or reduced tuition fees for this course. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

Possible career outcomes

  • Light vehicle technician

Applications & attendance

Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

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IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2023 Ongoing
Colac Trade Training Centre 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 15 Dec 2023 
Class DayTimetable supplied once admitted
 
Apprenticeship:Full-time: 3 yrs | Part-time: 6 yrs (School-based)    
2023 Ongoing
East Geelong Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 15 Dec 2023 
Class DayTimetable supplied once admitted
 
Apprenticeship:Full-time: 3 yrs | Part-time: 6 yrs (School-based)    

 

Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Applicants must be aged 16 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking the course
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 10 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer.
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

  • Applicants must be aged 16 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking the course
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 10 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer.

Selection mode

Core Code Hours
Carry out servicing operations AURTTA104 20
Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies AURTTA118 20
Diagnose and repair charging systems AURETR129 30
Diagnose and repair cooling systems AURTTC103 20
Diagnose and repair ignition systems AURETR131 30
Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems AURLTZ101 20
Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines AURLTE102 60
Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems AURLTB103 40
Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems AURLTD104 30
Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems AURLTD105 30
Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems AURETR123 60
Diagnose and repair starting systems AURETR130 30
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace AURAEA002 25
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace AURASA102 20
Inspect and service braking systems AURTTB101 20
Inspect and service engines AURTTE104 20
Inspect and service petrol fuel systems AURTTF101 25
Test and repair basic electrical circuits AURETR112 40
Test charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles AURETR125 15
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace AURTTK102 20
Elective Units Code Hours
Carry out vehicle safety inspections AURTTA017 10
Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles AURETH101 10
Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles AURETH011 20
Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems AURETR124 50
Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems AURTTF105 15
Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions AURLTX102 50
Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems AURLTX103 30
Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts AURLTQ102 20
Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies AURLTQ101 20
Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions AURLTX101 40
Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems AURTTF106 50
Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems AURETR122 70
Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems AURTTF102 20
Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors AURTTB013 40
Select and use bearings seals gaskets sealants and adhesives AURTTA105 10
Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace AURTTK001 15

 

Please note that the listed electives are delivered by The Gordon but you may not need to complete all of these units to successfully complete this qualification. If you have previously completed any of the units of competency relevant to this course, you may be eligible for Credit Transfer (CT). Any previous relevant experience may qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Find out more about CT or RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Workplace tasks
  • Written assignments

This course is eligible for Free TAFE!

Eligible Victorian students who elect to use their one Free TAFE opportunity will not incur any tuition fees. Material and resources fees still apply. Follow the link for further information and to check the eligibility criteria.

FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Concession Tuition AUD $0.65 per hour 1035 AUD $673.00 AUD $18,376.00
Standard Tuition AUD $3.25 per hour 1035 AUD $3,364.00 AUD $18,376.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $20.07 per hour 1035 AUD $20,772.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Materials AUD $1,080.00 once
Education Levy AUD $155.25

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees ONLY.
The current years maximum VET Student Loan Course Cap is $

Payment plans may be available for eligible students who need assistance to manage their fee payments.

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Date published: 20/01/2023 12:00:27 PM
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