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AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

CRICOS COURSE CODE: 106297H


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Course Description


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.


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 a Vehicle service technician or Vehicle technician.

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


Qualification


Upon successful completion of 36 units of competency, the participant will be issued a Nationally Recognised AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology. Where a participant successfully completes some but not all of 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 complete 36 units comprising 20 core and 16 elective units.


Core Unit
Unit Name
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
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
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems

Elective Unit
Unit Name
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURTTA125 Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURLTB104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions

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


Recognition of Prior Learning is the process of formal recognition for skills and knowledge gained through previous learning. You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning for part or all of your intended course, based on your previous experiences and learning.


You may be eligible for a credit transfer if you have previously undertaken training through an Australian Registered Training Organisation. Students who have successfully completed whole units of competency with an Australian Registered Training Organisation that are identical to any of those contained within this course can apply for Credit Transfer.


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 should have successfully completed year 12 or secondary studies in applicant’s 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 possess a minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 (overall band) or an equivalent exam result recognised by the Australian Department of Home Affairs. Applicants who cannot provide evidence of English language proficiency can arrange to undertake an English language test with the Institute.


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. Students must supply their own safety boots/ shoes with protective toecaps.


Pre Training Review

To ensure applicants are placed in a suitable course with an appropriate training and assessment strategy, we review applicants existing knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications. You will be asked to complete this Pre Training Review form during the enrolment process by providing details of your existing knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications that are relevant to the course being applied for. Gippsland Institute of Technology will then review this information and respond to you with the outcome of the review.


Training Pathway

On successful completion of this course students may progress onto the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other Automotive courses at Certificate IV level.


Employment Pathway

Successful completion of this qualification may provide career opportunities as vehicle service technician or vehicle technician or related roles. Successfully completing this course does not guarantee that 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



Payment plan option is available to students.