The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
20 core units:
- Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive industry
- Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace
- Test and repair basic electrical circuits
- Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems
- Test, charge and replace batteries
- Diagnose and repair charging systems
- Diagnose and repair starting systems
- Diagnose and repair ignition systems
- Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
- Diagnose and repair light vehicle braking systems
- Repair steering systems (light vehicle)
- Repair suspension systems (light systems)
- Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)
- Carry out servicing operations
- Carry out diagnostic procedures
- Inspect and service braking systems
- Diagnose and repair cooling systems
- Inspect and service engines
- Service petrol fuel systems
- Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
- plus 16 core units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.