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.
CRICOS code: 102854E
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 qualification is delivered face-to-face in the classroom and in our training workshop.
All students must be at least 18 years of age.
- Satisfactory completion of year 10 or equivalent
- Overseas students require a language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
There are no specific academic prerequisites for any of the units in this course.
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|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTB001||Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTF001||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|AURLTZ001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AUTLTB003||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems|
|AURETR023||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR029||Diagnose and repair charging systems|
|AURETR030||Diagnose and repair starting systems Core|
|AURETR031||Diagnose and repair ignition systems|
|AURLTD004||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems|
|AURLTD005||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems|
|AURLTE002||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURAFA007||Develop and document specifications and procedures|
|AURACA001||Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace|
|AURAFA003||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTA005||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets and adhesives|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTC001||Inspect and service cooling systems|
|AURTTD002||Inspect and service steering systems|
|AURTTF002||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURTTX002||Inspect and service manual transmissions|
|AURTTX003||Inspect and service automatic transmissions|
|AURETR006||Solder electrical wiring and circuits|
|AURETR011||Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components|
|AURETR026||Remove, replace and reprogram electrical and electronic units and assemblies|
|AURLTQ012||Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts|
|AURTTZ002||Diagnose and repair exhaust systems|
|AURETR010||Repair wiring harnesses and looms|
|AURETR032||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems|
|AURAFA006||Conduct research and present technical reports|
|AURAMA005||Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace|
|AURETA001||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in electronic over hydraulic systems|
|AURETA002||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in body management systems|
|AURETA003||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in monitoring and protection systems|
|AURETA004||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in convenience and entertainment systems|
|AURETA005||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in theft-deterrent systems|
|AURETA006||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURETB002||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in dynamic control management systems|
|AURETE001||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems|
|AURETX001||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in driveline management 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 Academy of English 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 Academy of English 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 Academy of English 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.