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AUR31520 Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology

CRICOS COURSE CODE: 110954A


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Course Description


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of tasks on a variety of diesel engines and associated systems in the automotive retail, service, and repair industry.


Training Pathway


Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or another related automotive course at Certificate IV level.


Employment Pathway


Successful completion of this qualification may provide career opportunities as diesel engine technicians.

Successfully completing this course does not guarantee a graduate will secure a relevant job.


Qualification


Upon successful completion of the 28 units of competency in this course, students will be issued a AUR31520 Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology certificate and a Record of results. If a student successfully completes some but not all the units of competency in the course, they will be issued a Statement of attainment indicating the units they have successfully completed.


Course Structure


Students are required to undertake a total of 28 units to complete this course. This comprises 14 Core and 14 Elective units.


Core Unit
Unit Name
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURHTE102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURHTF102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTM004 Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM008 Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM011 Recondition engine cylinder heads
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations

Elective Unit
Unit Name
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURAMA001 Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURTTA009 Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems

Assessment Methods


Assessment methods used include knowledge questions, reports, research activities and practical demonstrations/ observations. Methods also include simulated workplace environments whereby workplace environments and conditions are simulated and student student’s complete tasks to workplace standards.


Delivery Methods


The course is delivered via face to face training and independent study. The following techniques are employed during face to face delivery depending on the subject matter: trainer demonstrations, power point presentations, individual tasks, research, role plays, practical demonstrations and group work. The context of the simulated workplace environment will be incorporated into delivery methodologies and students’ complete tasks to workplace standards. Students also undertake independent study and assessment activities in addition to scheduled classes. Examples of activities include undertaking homework set by trainers, research, reading, practicing applying knowledge and skills learnt in class, and preparing for and undertaking out of class assessment tasks.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer


All students are provided with the opportunity to have their prior learning and experience assessed against current standards and gain recognition for this (Recognition of Prior Learning - RPL).


Students who have successfully completed whole units of competency included in this course can apply for Credit.

The Credit and RPL application processes are provided to students in pre-enrolment information in accordance with the RPL process and Provide Credit for Prior Studies process. Students who are granted RPL and/ or Credit will have their course delivery and assessment schedule altered on a pro rata basis.


Entry requirements

Students must be over 18 years of age at the time of course commencement. Students must secure an appropriate visa that allows them to study in an Australian Registered Training Organisation prior to course commencement.


Intakes

Intakes throughout the year. Contact the Institute for details.


Academic entry requirements

To gain entry to this course, students must have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicants home country equivalent to an Australian Year 11* or 12 qualifications. (*Subject to the country Assessment Level) and course.


English Language entry requirements

Applicants for this qualification must have a minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (overall band) or an equivalent exam result recognised by the Australian Department of Home Affairs.


Resource entry requirements

Students must supply their own laptop with Microsoft Office software e.g., Office 365 Personal that includes Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Publisher. Institute will confirm the software requirements with each student pre-enrolment.


Training Pathway

Students who successfully complete this course may progress onto the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or another related automotive course at Certificate IV level.


Employment Pathway

Successful completion of this qualification may provide career opportunities as diesel engine technicians. Successfully completing this course does not guarantee a graduate will secure a relevant job.



Course Duration


The Institute offers this course over different durations to address individual student needs and preferences.


Option 1: 52 weeks including holidays. This includes 46 weeks of term time and 6 weeks’ holidays.


Option 2: 70 weeks including holidays. This includes 60 weeks of term time and 10 weeks’ holidays.


Course hours and commitment


During term time students attend scheduled face to face classes for 16 hours per week. Face to face classes are scheduled during the day or night or mixture of both. Day time classes are 8 hours and night classes are 4 hours in duration. Day classes operate from 8.30am to 5.30pm and night classes 6.00 to 10.00pm.


Students will be required to undertake additional independent study and assessment activities completed outside of the classroom for approximately 10 hours per week. Independent study is a mandatory part of the course. Students also have the option of attending a supervised study session for 4 hours per week. Total study commitment per week is 26 hours per week (30 hours per week if attending supervised study sessions).


Course fee details are available on :

https://git.vic.edu.au/fees.aspx



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