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.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
CRICOS code: 103616M
This course is delivered over 78 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time. This includes eight weeks holidays.
|Weeks||Hours per week||Total hours|
This program utilises a blended delivery mode which incorporates face to face delivery, workshops, individual assignments, team-based assignments and/or simulated environment. Participants will attend scheduled training sessions delivered in the training facility in Brisbane and practical work will be conducted in fully-equipped workshop facilities.
Trainers may also provide additional learning material where gaps are identified in either the participant’s underpinning knowledge or the training resources.
Applicants must have completed year 10 high school or equivalent. There are no specific prerequisite units for entry to this qualification.
Entry requirements for NESB Students
Following are the language literacy requirements for this course:
International students will need to present IELTS test results prior to enrolment as an indicator of their proficiency (This is required for visa purposes). Students who have an IELTS band of 5.5 will be deemed to have the language requirements for entry into this course. Students who have an IELTS Band less than 5.5 will need to undertake English classes prior to enrolling in this course. It is anticipated that most international students who meet the entry criteria will have the required numeracy and literacy levels.
Any required support will be ascertained by asking for this information at the time of enrolment. Trainers will ascertain any further needs as the course progresses.
All students must be at least 18 years of age.
To complete this course, it is expected that you will have access to:
- A computer with Windows 8 or higher
- Media Player
These facilities are available on campus.
All of the learning and assessment resources required to complete this course will be provided.
In order to receive this qualification, thirty-six units must be completed satisfactorily, including
- 20 core units
- 16 elective units
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR112||Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|AURETR123||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR125||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURETR129||Diagnose and repair charging systems|
|AURETR130||Diagnose and repair starting systems|
|AURETR131||Diagnose and repair ignition systems|
|AURLTB103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems|
|AURLTD104||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems|
|AURLTD105||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems|
|AURLTE102||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines|
|AURLTZ101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems|
|AURTTA104||Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTA118||Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies|
|AURTTB101||Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURTTC103||Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AURTTE104||Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTF101||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems|
|AURTTK102||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURACA101||Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace|
|AURAFA103||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace|
|AURETD101||Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems|
|AURETR010||Repair wiring harnesses and looms|
|AURETR011||Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components|
|AURETR120||Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems|
|AURETR122||Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems|
|AURETR128||Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems|
|AURETR143||Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems|
|AURLTD106||Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations|
|AURLTJ102||Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes|
|AURTTA017||Carry out vehicle safety inspections|
|AURTTB015||Assemble and fit braking system components|
|AURTTC001||Inspect and service cooling systems|
|AURTTD002||Inspect and service steering systems|
|AURTTZ102||Diagnose and repair exhaust systems|
This course provides participants with the skills to obtain the occupational position across various industrial sectors. Job roles and titles vary across these different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Vehicle service technician
- Vehicle technician
Individuals who successfully complete this course may study the Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students who have completed any of the units of study or have practical experience that may be used for recognition of prior learning must contact Cambridge College Australia prior to enrollment.
As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the duration of the course until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.
Assessment tasks may include
- Written questions and answers
- Workshop demonstration
- Verbal questioning
- Observation of the learner
Cambridge College Australia has a commitment to providing equity in training for all learners. In particular, ensuring equity in training for women and the elimination of discrimination against female students in vocational education and training is a priority.
Cambridge College Australia encourages all students to pursue their vocational education and achieve their training goals, including students:
- With language, literacy and numeracy problems
- From a non-English speaking background
- With a disability
Our college will identify and access appropriate support services, and ensure the necessary services are provided for participants as required.