AUR30320

CRICOS Code: 105046B

Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

Employment pathways:

Graduates may find employment in automotive Industry as a:

  • Light Vehicle Electrical Technician
  • Automotive Light Vehicle Electrical Repair Technician
  • Motor Mechanic (General)

*It is not, however, intended to indicate that an individual will gain immediate employment on completion of this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification:

Learners who successfully complete this qualification may progress into further studies such as: AUR40620 – Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This qualification does not have mandatory entry requirements at the time of publication on training.gov.au. However, the RTO requires candidates to meet its admission requirements prior to enrolling into this qualification. RTO’s admission requirements:
Domestic Students   o   Minimum age of 18 years and above o   Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher o   Have physical attributes suitable for working in the automotive industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment including lifting and carrying heavy objects within scope of safe working practices (i.e. removing and fitting engine electrical components and parts) o   Complete the Pre-Training Review and Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test. If the learner has done the Pre‐Training Review and LLN assessment previously at Menzies Institute of Technology for a previous qualification in the same stream enrolment, then it is not required.
International Students   o   Minimum age of 18 years and above o   Satisfactory completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 11 or higher o   Have physical attributes suitable for working in the automotive industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment including lifting and carrying heavy objects within scope of safe working practices (i.e. removing and fitting engine electrical components and parts) o   English Language Requirements (meet one of the requirements outlined below) 1.
IELTS (General or Academic) overall PTE Academic TOEFL PB TOEFL IBT CAE Scale ELICOS (General English)
5.5 46 506 62 162 n/a
5.0 38 478 51 154 + 15 weeks
4.5 30 450 40 146 + 30 weeks
Note: Results older than two years are not acceptable (for offshore applicants) OR 2. Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States OR 3. Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a Certificate III or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework. OR 4. Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS or equivalent score must undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test. For further information on student visa assessment levels visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at www.homeaffairs.gov.au. Additionally, the learner is required to: o   Complete the Pre-Training Review. If the learner has done the Pre‐Training Review and LLN assessment previously at Menzies Institute of Technology for a previous qualification in the same stream enrolment, then it is not required.
Other Conditions o  Students required to invest 8-9 hours a week of self-directed learning to complete self-study and assessments. o  Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course.

Course Duration:

  • 56 weeks of delivery is inclusive of 9 weeks holiday breaks.
  • Classroom sessions of 20 hours per week.

Units of Competency:

Unit Code

Unit Title

Core (C)  Elective (E)

AURASA102

Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

C

AURTTK001

Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

E

AURTTK102

Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

E

AURAEA002

Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

C

 AURTTA104

Carry out servicing operations

E

AURTTF101

Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

E

AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems E
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines

C

AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies C
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems E
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems E
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems E
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems E
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems E
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace C
 AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles C
 AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems C
 AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems C
AURETR135 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation C
 AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems C
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems C
 AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems C
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems C
 AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits C
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits C
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms C
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components C
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems C
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems C
 AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems C
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems C
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines E

*Credit transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and self-assessment.

  • Questions and Answers
  • Case Studies
  • Project
  • Practical Demonstration
  • Report

This qualification is delivered:

  • Classroom Blended including classroom sessions, self-study and assessments at home and simulated workplace environment.

at Menzies Adderley Campus – 113 Adderley Street, West Melbourne, 3003, Victoria

This course will only be delivered and assessed in Victoria and not offered for interstate students.

Domestic Students

International Students

 $10,150

$10,150

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– Prospective learner previews information about course and the Institute. Information sources include but not limited to online, print, seminar/exhibition & marketing event.

– Prospective learner makes an enquiry to the Institute. Prospective learners may make the inquiry using online methods (website, Facebook, email), by phone or walk-in to the Institute.

– Discuss with Marketing and Admissions Staff about the training product.

Provide all information and documentation as required. The prospective learner is required to complete Pre-Training Review Form. Sit for the pre training interview to determine the suitability to the training product. Offshore students will participate to the interview via (video conferencing or teleconferencing)  

Prospective leaner completes the Student Application Form and sign Privacy Notice and Student Declaration – which is the formal application endorsement.

Click on Apply Now.

Once the applicant is accepted, the Letter Of Offer will be issued.

Sign and accept the Letter of Offer (LOO) which is the final stage for the applicant to understand and agree to all terms and conditions of the LOO. Then make payment as outlined in the LOO and arrange the initial payment required to confirm enrollment.

Receive Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) by the student and also provide information regarding orientation day.
*For Offshore International student only-
 Apply for Student Visa – Apply for Student Visa with the COE. For more information please visit https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au
 Book Flights and Arrange Accommodation -Book your flights to Melbourne and arrange accommodation for the duration of your study. If airport pickup is required, confirm arrangements with the Institute.
 Departure & Arrival -Ensure you have packed all necessary belongings. Ensure your airport pickup and accommodation arrangements are finalised. Bring copies of your enrolment, and accommodation arrangements.

The applicant will be sent an email to complete the mandatory Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test. (This step can be completed before or after the Orientation but must be done before the commencement of training)

Attend Orientation Session Compulsory session to receive all course and student orientation information, student registration, uniform sizing and student ID cards issuance.

Student to commence the training relevant to the selected course.

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