This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform advanced troubleshooting and repair tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
CRICOS code: 093324K
This course is delivered over 26 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time at the Skills Institute Australia training facility south of Brisbane. This includes two weeks holidays.
|Weeks||Hours per week||Total hours|
This qualification is delivered face-to-face in the classroom. There is a new intake each month.
All students must be at least 18 years of age.
- Satisfactory completion of year 12 or equivalent
- Overseas students require a language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency. Skills Institute Australia offers the following appropriate qualifications:
- Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
- Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology
To complete this course, it is expected that you will have access to:
- A computer with Windows XP or higher
- DVD-ROM drive
- Media Player
These facilities are available on campus.
All of the learning materials and test books required to complete this course will be provided.
In order to receive this qualification, ten units must be completed satisfactorily, including one core unit and nine elective units.
|Code||Unit name||Core/ Elective|
|AURTTA021||Diagnose complex system faults||Core|
|AURTTQ004||Overhaul final drive assemblies||Elective|
|AURTTX007||Overhaul clutch assemblies||Elective|
|AURTTX008||Overhaul manual transmissions||Elective|
|AURETR017||Overhaul charging system alternators||Elective|
|AURETR018||Overhaul starting system motors||Elective|
|AURLTB001||Overhaul light vehicle braking system components||Elective|
|AURTTD005||Overhaul steering system components||Elective|
|AURTTM008||Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies||Elective|
|AURTTX009||Overhaul automatic transmissions||Elective|
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:
- Senior vehicle technician
- Overhaul technician
Individuals who successfully complete the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology may enter Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling.
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 Skills Institute Australia 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
- Case study analysis
- Observation of the learner
- Written and oral questioning
- Written reports
- Simulated role play
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