0101307 – AUR30616 CERTIFICATE III in LIGHT VEHICLE MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY
The AUR30616 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology 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.
This course examines service and repair of mechanical, electrical and electronic components and systems associated with light vehicle engines, suspension, steering, braking, transmissions, ignition and electrical accessory systems and related components.
Tasks also include discussing problems with customers to detect faults through various diagnostic procedures and use of specialised diagnostic equipment. The introduction of electronic control for engine, emission and dynamic vehicle control systems has given an added dimension to the complexity of this tradition motor mechanic’s work.
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This course is delivered in a structured classroom environment which includes the ACFE purpose built workshop and computer laboratory.
The program will be delivered over 78 weeks (holiday inclusive, and 2 days (7 hours each) per week Online lerning) and 1 day (6 hours – self-paced structured e-learning).
The simulation training is for review of the learning activities, practicing communication, work based skills, management skills and to undertake other assessments e.g. project(s), presentation etc.
You will find the hands-on practical simulation training interesting and beneficial, so that you are able to perform tasks efficiently and effectively in an actual workplace which will build your confidence and competence.
- Motor mechanic
- 18 years or older upon application
- Successful completion of year 12 or equivalent.
- All applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification
- For international students, ACFE accepts following proof of a level of English proficiency:
o IELTS Overall 5.5 band (no band below 5.0)
o TOEFL iBT (Internet-based) 69-79 with no band less than 14
o TOEFL Paper 523 (with a min. TWE 3.5)
o TOEFL CBT (Combuted-based) 193 (with a min.TWE 3.5)
o PTE Academic 46 with no communicative skill score less than 40
o Evidence of at least 5 years of studies in an English speaking country (Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Canada, United States of America, South Africa, Republic of Ireland)
Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Relates to the learning achieved outside the formal education and training system. It is an assessment process that assesses the individual’s non-formal and informal learning. This may include any combination of formal or informal training and education, work experience or general life experience to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.
To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications.
Applications for RPL must be made prior to the commencement of the course – please speak with the Student Services Officer if you wish to apply. There is a fee for consideration of RPL applications.
If you have previously completed a unit with the same unit code or unit title as in your new course, you may be eligible for a credit transfer and you may not have to repeat that unit. You will need to complete a credit transfer application form, and provide a certified copy of the transcript of statement of attainment. There is a fee for this process. Applications for credit transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.
- Administration Fee – $500
- Total Materials Fee – $2,500
Materials fee covers the cost of goods, materials and / or services provided by ACFE to be used by students in the course of training.
The Materials Fees in this qualification include:
o Trade tools
o Class materials
o Safety wear
Note: Fees are subject to changes
- Written and oral questions
- Case Study/Scenarios
- Third party reports
- Observation in a simulated work environment
- Observation after in actual work environment via third party reports and observation checklists
36 units of competency are required for this qualification, including:
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURLTJ002 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURLTX013 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURLTJ013 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTX001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTX002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace