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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
How to Apply Please Enquire
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 course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

The course is a mechanical pathway that provides an introduction to the Automotive fields of heavy vehicles (diesel fitting), 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

Summary
To successfully complete this course, students must complete a total of 12 units, consisting of:
7 core units and 5 elective units.
Core Units
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
Elective Units
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
New students
All locations - enrol into all units at once. 

Continuing students
Emerald - enrol into AURTTA005 and AURETR003 only.

Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL

Course Intakes

VET in Schools (VETiS)

Timing
There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.

Duration and dates
1 year part-time


Summary

On-campus
This course is available to study on-campus, through the VETiS program at the following locations:

CQUniversity Emerald
Classes will commence from Tuesday, 6 February 2018. 
New students will attend classes on Tuesdays from 8 am - 4 pm
Continuing students will attend classes on Wednesdays from 8 am - 4 pm.
On the first day of class, students are to meet outside campus reception.

CQUniversity Gladstone City
Classes will commence from Monday 5 February 2018 and will be held one day per week on Mondays or Tuesdays from 8 am - 4 pm. On the first day of class, students are to meet outside campus reception.

CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea
Classes will commence from Tuesday, 6 February 2018 and will be held one day per week on Tuesdays from 8 am - 4 pm. On the first day of class, students are to meet outside the Engineering building.

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Classes will commence from Monday, 5 February 2018 will be held one day per week on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays from 8 am - 4 pm. On the first day of class, students are to meet outside campus reception.

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

No related course found.

Third Party Services arrangement

St Brendan’s College Yeppoon provides the following services on behalf of CQUniversity for this course: (In teach out for Year 12 students)
  • Provision of educational or support services
  • Delivery of training and/or assessment
Year 12 students should email: administration@sbc.qld.edu.au 

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