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Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (AUR20516)

Course summary

Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge required to perform servicing and maintenance of vehicles in an automotive service or repair business.

You will also develop your employability skills including communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self-management and hands on skills relevant to the automotive industry. Your studies within this course will be assessment focused.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
Skill Area
  • - Automotive
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements, however it is highly recommended that students have attained a Sound Achievement (SA) result in year 10 numeracy and literacy subjects or equivalent prior to enrolling in this program

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This qualification is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing servicing and maintenance of vehicles in an automotive service or repair business.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 20 units, consisting of:
13 core units and 7 elective units.
Core Units
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURATA001 Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURETR015 Inspect, test and service batteries
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTQ003 Inspect and service drive shafts
Elective Units
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURHTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTJ001 Balance wheels and tyres
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
MEM12002B Perform electrical/electronic measurement
Study Sequence
Enrol into all units at once. 

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task

Course Intakes


There are various course intakes for 2018 which are specific to each CQUniversity campus.

Duration and dates
6 months


This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Rockhampton City (March Intake Only)
Classes will commence from Monday, 5 March 2018 and will be held on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 am - 4.45 pm and on Wednesdays from 8 am - 12 pm. On the first day of class, students are to meet outside campus reception.

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea (July Intake Only)
Classes will commence from Wednesday 4th July and will be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8am - 4.45pm and on Fridays from 8am to 12pm.  

All classes will be held at the Automotive workshop at each campus.

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

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Resource Requirements

Students are required to supply their own personal protective equipment as required including appropriate clothing and footwear. Such items include:
  • Cotton drill long pants
  • Cotton drill short or long sleeved shirt 
  • Steel capped boots
  • Safety glasses