This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for entry into the mining, construction and agricultural environment. Possible job roles include: Mobile plant technician and Diesel fitter.
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 Mobile Plant Technology
22 core units:
- Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry
- Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace
- Test and repair basic electrical circuits
- Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems
- Test, charge and replace batteries
- Diagnose and repair charging systems
- Diagnose and repair starting systems
- Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle)
- Inspect, service and repair tracked type drive and support systems
- Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems
- Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems
- Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies
- Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions
- Carry out servicing operations
- Service hydraulic systems
- Repair hydraulic systems
- Carry out diagnostic procedures
- Diagnose and repair cooling systems
- Repair diesel fuel injection systems
- Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems
- Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
- Repair transmissions (hydrostatic)
- plus 14 elective 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.