AUR30616

CRICOS Code: 091613F

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

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.

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:

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant qualifications.

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, 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

Students required to invest 8-9 hours a week of self-directed learning to complete self-study and assessments.

Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course.

 

Course Duration:

  • 60 weeks of delivery is inclusive of 8 weeks holiday breaks.
  • Classroom sessions of 20 hours per week.

Units of Competency:

Unit Code

Unit Title

Core (C)  Elective (E)

AURASA002

Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

C

AURTTK002

Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

C

AURAEA002

Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

C

AURTTE004

Inspect and service engines

C

AURTTC003

Diagnose and repair cooling systems

C

AURTTF001

Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

C

AURLTZ001

Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

C

AURTTJ011

Balance wheels and tyres

E

AURLTD005

Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

C

AURLTD004

Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

C

AURTTF005

Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems

E

AURTTB001

Inspect and service braking systems

C

AURLTB003

Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

C

AURTTX003

Inspect and service automatic transmissions

E

AURTTQ001

Inspect and service final drive assemblies

E

AURETR025

Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

C

AURETR030

Diagnose and repair starting systems

C

AURETR029

Diagnose and repair charging systems

C

AURTTA004

Carry out servicing operations

C

AURTTK001

Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

E

AURETR035

Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation

E

AURLTE002

Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

C

AURETR031

Diagnose and repair ignition systems

C

AURETR023

Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

C

AURETR024

Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems

E

AURTTA018

Carry out diagnostic procedures

C

AURETR007

Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems

E

AURETK002

Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace

E

AURETR006

Solder electrical wiring and circuits

E

AURETR010

Repair wiring harnesses and looms

E

AURETR012

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

C

AURETR009

Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems

E

AURETR028

Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

E

AURETR043

Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems

E

AURETR032

Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems

E

AURETR027

Install ancillary electronic systems and components

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 and Level 4, 355 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000 – Theory only.

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

Domestic Students

International Students

 $10,150

$12,150

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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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