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.
CRICOS code: 103596K
This course is delivered over 70 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time at the Skills Institute Australia training facility and our fully equipped workshop. This includes eight weeks holidays.
|Weeks||Hours per week||Total hours|
This qualification is delivered face-to-face in the classroom.
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
There are no specific academic prerequisites for any of the units in this course.
To complete this course, it is expected that you will have access to:
- A computer with Windows 7 or higher
- 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, twenty-eight units must be completed satisfactorily, including fourteen core units and fourteen elective units.
|Code||Unit name||Core/ Elective|
|Cluster 1 units|
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURAFA103||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace||Elective|
|AURAMA001||Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace||Elective|
|Cluster 2 units|
|AURTTK102||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURTTA105||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives||Elective|
|AURTTB101||Inspect and service braking systems||Elective|
|AURTTE104||Inspect and service engines||Core|
|Cluster 3 units|
|AURTTF102||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems||Elective|
|AURETR125||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles||Core|
|AURTTA104||Carry out servicing operations||Core|
|AURETR112||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||Core|
|AURTTA009||Carry out mechanical pre- repair operations||Elective|
|Cluster 4 units|
|AURTTC103||Diagnose and repair cooling systems||Elective|
|AURETR129||Diagnose and repair charging systems||Elective|
|AURETR130||Diagnose and repair starting systems||Elective|
|AURETR128||Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems||Elective|
|AURETR132||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems||Elective|
|Cluster 5 units|
|AURHTX104||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems||Elective|
|AURHTF102||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems||Core|
|AURETR124||Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems||Elective|
|AURHTZ101||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems||Elective|
|AURHTE102||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines||Core|
|Cluster 6 units|
|AURTTM011||Recondition engine cylinder heads.||Core|
|AURTTM008||Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies||Core|
|AURTTM004||Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies||Core|
|AURTTA118||Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies||Core|
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:
- Vehicle service technician
- Vehicle 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
Is this course available for Domestic or International students?
This course is available to both international and domestic students.
Contact us for more information.
Skills Institute Australia has a commitment to providing equity in training for all learners. In particular, ensuring equity in training for women and the elimination of discrimination against female students in vocational education and training is a priority.