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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

National CodeAUR30612
TAFE SA CodeTP00577
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
FacultiesMining, Engineering and Transport
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The duration of an apprenticeship or traineeship course is determined by the study plan.

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Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

Employment Outcomes

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 (AUR30612)
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.

Fees

This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. WorkReady funding for this course is only for a trainee/apprentice with an approved training contract.

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