Find Courses

Study Areas

Skill Areas



Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation (AUR20716)

Course summary

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of tasks relating to identifying, inspecting and basic servicing of mechanical and electrical components.

This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body.  Successful completion of this program will give you direct and indirect skills associated with apprenticeship trades relevant to the automotive industry.  This qualification is designed to give you employability skills including communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self-management and hands on skills relevant to the industry.

Depending on delivery options (heavy and light) at each location students will see a variation in elective units offered across campuses.  

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
Study Area
  • - Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • - VET in Schools
Skill Area
  • - Automotive Engineering and Technology
  • - 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

The course is a mechanical pathway that provides an introduction to the Automotive fields of Heavy vehicles, Light vehicles and Auto-electrical. Possible career outcomes could lead to a trades assistant, vehicle service assistant, automotive service assistant, trainee service person, automotive trainee.




Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Approximately 250 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration may vary slightly across locations. Students will be required to undertake self- directed study and assignments outside Campus attendance time.

  • On-campus
Core

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURAFA004 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR003 Identify automotive electrical systems and components
AURLTA001 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Electives

AURETR015 Inspect, test and service batteries
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA027 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
Study Sequence
  1. AURASA002
  2. AURAEA002
  3. AURTTK002
  4. AURETR015
  5. AURLTA001
  6. AURTTE004
  7. AURAFA003
  8. AURAFA004
  9. AURTTA027
  10. AURTTC001
  11. AURTTA005
  12. AURETR003

Course Availabilities

CQUniversity Rockhampton City - VET in SCHOOLS (VETIS)

Timing
Study commences Term 1, February 2017

Duration and dates
Attendance one (1) day per week for 12 months.

Summary
This course is available as part of the VET in Schools program at CQUniversity Rockhampton City campus.

Load
Twelve (12) Units, seven (7) Core units and five (5) Elective units.

Notes

This is a 12 months course - students wanting to complete the full program will need to be in Year 11, 2017.

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page  www.cqu.edu.au/vetis  or your School HOD.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City - VET IN SCHOOLS (VETiS): Partnering with Schools

Timing
Expressions of interest can be sent via your School VET Co-ordinator.

Duration and dates
Attendance one (1) day per week for 12 months

Summary
This program will be delivered at St Brendan's College.

Load
Twelve (12) Units, seven (7) Core units and five (5) Elective units.

Notes

This is a 12 months course - students wanting to complete the full program will need to be in Year 11, 2017.

Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page  www.cqu.edu.au/vetis  or your School HOD.

CQUniversity Gladstone City - VET in Schools (VETIS)

Timing
Study commences Term 1, February 2017

Duration and dates
Attendance one (1) day per week for 12 months.

Summary
This course may be available as part of the VET in Schools Program at CQUniversity Gladstone City campus.

Load
Twelve (12) Units, seven (7) Core units and five (5) Elective units.

Notes

This is a 12 months course - students wanting to complete the full program will need to be in Year 11, 2017.

    Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

    Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page  www.cqu.edu.au/vetis  or your School HOD.

    CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea - VET in SCHOOLS (VETiS)

    Timing
    Study commences Term 1, February 2017

    Duration and dates
    Attendance one (1) day per week for 12 months.

    Summary
    This course is available as part of the VET in Schools program at CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea campus.

    Load
    Twelve (12) Units, seven (7) Core units and five (5) Elective units.

    Notes

    This is a 12 months course - students wanting to complete the full program will need to be in Year 11, 2017.

    Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

    Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page  www.cqu.edu.au/vetis  or your School HOD.

    CQUniversity Emerald - VET in SCHOOLS (VETiS)

    Timing
    Study commences Term 1, February 2017

    Duration and dates
    Attendance one (1) day per week for 18 months

    Summary

    This course may be available as part of the VET in Schools Program at CQUniversity Emerald campus.

    Load
    Twelve (12) Units, seven (7) Core units and five (5) Elective units.

    Notes

    This is a 12 months course - students wanting to complete the full program will need to be in Year 11, 2017.

    Work placement: This program does not include a Vocational Placement component but it is highly recommended that students participate in work experience in conjunction with their school arrangements.

    Course Guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to make application for places in courses.   For further information please access the CQUniversity link to the CQUniversity VET in School Web Page www.cqu.edu.au/vetis or your School HOD.

    Related Courses

    No related course found.

    Is what I already know taken into account?

    Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

    What else might I find useful?

    Financial assistance with fees may be available through concessions or via ‘Time to Pay’ payment plan. This and other information such as student support, study and library assistance can be found at www.cqu.edu.au/current-student

    Resources Required

    Students are required to supply their own personal protective equipment as required including appropriate clothing and footwear.