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.
The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:
Who should apply for this course and why?
This course is targeted at international students who are:
- Seeking to pursue a career in working on light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry
- Seeking to enter a new industry sector
- Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications
Completing this course may provide you with employment or learning opportunities. Potential employment options are in a range of roles working on light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
Further education pathways may include the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or a range of other Automotive qualifications.
What can I expect?
The following units are included in this course and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed.
|Unit code||Unit title||Core/elective|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURETR112||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||Core|
|AURETR123||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems||Core|
|AURETR125||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles||Core|
|AURETR129||Diagnose and repair charging systems||Core|
|AURETR130||Diagnose and repair starting systems||Core|
|AURETR131||Diagnose and repair ignition systems||Core|
|AURLTB103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems||Core|
|AURLTD104||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems||Core|
|AURLTD105||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems||Core|
|AURLTE002||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines||Core|
|AURLTZ101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems||Core|
|AURTTA104||Carry out servicing operations||Core|
|AURTTA018||Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies||Core|
|AURTTB101||Inspect and service braking systems||Core|
|AURTTC103||Diagnose and repair cooling systems||Core|
|AURTTE104||Inspect and service engines||Core|
|AURTTF101||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems||Core|
|AURTTK102||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURAFA103||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace||Elective|
|AURETR028||Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems||Elective|
|AURETR032||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems||Elective|
|AURETR143||Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems||Elective|
|AURLTJ102||Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes||Elective|
|AURLTJ113||Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies||Elective|
|AURLTQ101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies||Elective|
|AURLTQ102||Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts||Elective|
|AURLTX101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions||Elective|
|AURLTX102||Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions||Elective|
|AURLTX103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems||Elective|
|AURTTA105||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives||Elective|
|AURTTF102||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems||Elective|
|AURTTJ011||Balance wheels and tyres||Elective|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace||Elective|
|AURTTZ002||Diagnose and repair exhaust systems||Elective|
Training and assessment information
This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting, as well as in an automotive workshop and through a work placement.
The timetable for this course will be advised in your Offer Letter and Student Agreement.
You are required attend for 20 hours per week for 44 study weeks (4 terms of 10 weeks each). Holiday breaks are as indicated in your timetable.
You will participate in both classroom and practical training in the automotive workshop.
In addition, you will also need to complete approximately 2 hours of additional, unsupervised study per week including general reading and research for assessments.
The work placement component is a total of 200 hours which will be completed in Term 4. The work placement will be completed in an approved automotive workshop and we will assist you to find a work placement or you can find your own. Your work placement will be discussed in detail with you once you start your course.
You will also need to complete assessments for this course which may include:
- Written questions
At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.
Your classes will be conducted in modern classrooms and you will be able to access Wi-Fi. There are also areas for you to relax, as well as conduct additional study.
You will be provided with learning materials relevant to each unit in your course. Textbooks are also available onsite for you to use and borrow if you wish.
Course progress and attendance
Satisfactory course progress and attendance is very important in order to meet visa requirements. Please read the International Student Handbook carefully for more information. You will also be provided with further information about course progress and attendance requirements at your orientation.
We offer the following in relation to support and welfare.
- one-to-one support from the trainer/assessor
- support with personal issues
- access to additional learning resources
- reasonable adjustment in assessment
- social events
- information about external sources of support.
You may not have studied for a while, may have English as a second language or need additional assistance with literacy or numeracy.
We will identify any additional support needs you may have at the time of application and enrolment and may prepare a Student Support Plan for you based on those needs.