CRICOS course Code

103652G

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Qualification Code

AUR30620

Qualification Title

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Total Course Duration

70 weeks (including holiday breaks)

Volume of learning Hours

1200

Delivery weeks

60 weeks

Holidays in weeks

10 weeks

Course Structure

 

In order to achieve qualification AUR30620- Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, student must complete following 36 units of competencies.

  • 20 core unit, plus
  • 16 elective units

Unit code

Unit Title

Core/ Elective

AURASA102

Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

C

AURAMA003

Conduct information sessions in an automotive workplace

E

AURAEA002

Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

C

AURTTK102

Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

C

AURTTK001

Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

E

AURAFA103

Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

E

AURTTA104

Carry out servicing operations

C

AURTTA017

Carry out vehicle safety inspections

E

AURTTE104

Inspect and service engines

C

AURLTE102

Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

C

AURVTA104

Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs

E

AURTTZ002

Diagnose and repair exhaust systems

E

AURTTC103

Diagnose and repair cooling systems

C

AURLTQ101

Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies

E

AURLTQ102

Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts

E

AURLTX101

Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions

E

AURLTX103

Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

E

AURLTJ102

Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes

E

AURTTB101

Inspect and service braking systems

C

AURLTB103

Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

C

AURLTD104

Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

C

AURLTD105

Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

C

AURTTJ012

Remove, inspect and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components

E

AURETR112

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

C

AURETR123

Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

C

AURETR125

Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

C

AURETR129

Diagnose and repair charging systems

C

AURETR130

Diagnose and repair starting systems

C

AURETR131

Diagnose and repair ignition systems

C

AURETR006

Solder electrical wiring and circuits

E

AURTTX103

Inspect and service automatic transmission

E

AURAQA002

Inspect technical quality work in an automotive workplace

E

AURLTZ101

Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

C

AURTTA118

Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies

C

AURTTF101

Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

C

AURACA101

Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace

E

 

Entry Requirements

Age requirements:

Students must be above 18 years of age while filling up the application form.

Academic Requirements:

To enter into this course delivered at Hawk Institute, applicants should have successfully completed Australian senior secondary school examination (year 12) or equivalent

OR

Mature Age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements considering they have relevant work experience within the chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet the course requirements. A minimum of 2 years’ experience would normally be expected; however, each case will be reviewed individually with relevant work experience evidence in the form of an employment reference letter on company letterhead, work samples and curriculum vitae submitted will be considered. Such learner will be accessed for possible RPL opportunities and their course duration and volume of learning will be adjusted accordingly, if any RPL is granted.

English Language Requirements for International students:

English proficiency at an IELTS overall band score 5.5 or above or Upper Intermediate ELICOS Course Certificate from Australia or similar or Oxford placement test with score 61 or higher. Refer to Hawk Institute’s Enrolment Kit and/or students Handbook available on Hawk Institute’s website for detailed information on English language requirements.  

Language, Literacy and Numeracy test (LLN):

Students undertaking this qualification may have to do calculations, meter readings, read vehicle manufactory instructions, workshop manual, therefore, students undertaking this course at Hawk Institute must possess sound Numeracy skills. To determine this, all students wanting to study at Hawk Institute are required to undertake LLN test prior to the commencement of the course.  Based on the test outcome, students may be identified as requiring internal support services and/or external support services.

LLN test will be conducted on campus by using an ACSF mapped online LLN assessment tool - LLN Robot - under the supervision of qualified LLN assessor.

Students will be required to undertake language, literacy and numeracy test (LLN) test and achieve expected performance level of ACSF level 3 for AUR30620-Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology. Refer to Hawk Institute’s Enrolment Kit and/or students Handbook for detailed information.

Computer literacy requirements

Students enrolling into this course must have basic computer skills. Student are required to fill in the questions related to computer and internet skills in the Pre-Training Review form provided along with the application form. Students who do not possess basic computing skills will be provided with basic computer using support. Students can contact Hawk Institute for any further information or assistance on 1300 159 461.

 Mode of study: Blended- Classroom based Face to Face theory learning and practical training at Automotive workshop

Delivery Location:

  • For Classroom based Face to Face theory learning at Level 4, 171 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria – 3000 Australia
  • Practical training will be delivered at Practical training at Hawk Institute’s Automotive Workshop

Amount of Training: 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Fees & Charges

  • Total Course Fee: $20,000 

Assessment Methods: Written test/Knowledge questions, Practical demonstration in automotive workshop and Multiple-Choice Questions.

Pathways

Vocational Pathways

After achieving AUR30620 - Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, individuals can progress to AUR40216 - Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Employment/Career pathway

This qualification provides a pathway to work in perform a broad range of tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry on a variety of light vehicles.

Possible job titles include:

  • Diesel Engine Technician
  • Drivetrain Repair Technician
  • Elevating Work Platform Technician
  • Forklift Technician
  • Light Commercial Trailer Technician
  • Light Commercial Vehicle Technician
  • Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician
  • Mobile Plant Technician
  • Motorcycle Repair Technician

Above pathway information is in line with qualification description on National Training Register (www.training.gov.au) and/or https://www.myskills.gov.au/, it doesn't imply any job guarantee or job role at the end of the course.

Note: Hawk Institute does not guarantee any employment outcomes with its programs.

 

This course Information may not be sufficient to make an Enrolment decision. Please read this information in conjunction with Student Handbook available on this website.