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AUR20716 - Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Course Details

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
Full Fee $3288 (2019)
$3492 (2020)
Subsidised Full Fee $408 (2019)
$444 (2020)
Subsidised Concession Fee $84 (2019)
$96 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $274 (2019)
$291 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit $34 (2019)
$37 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $7 (2019)
$8 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit 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
  • Automotive Engineering and Technology
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

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.

Delivery Agreement

School Partnership - St Brendans College Yeppoon

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 7 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units
Standard Course Structure

1 year part-time

  • Mixed Mode
  • On-campus
Core
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA004 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR003 Identify automotive electrical systems and components More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTA001 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
AURETR015 Inspect, test and service batteries More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA027 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 AURAEA002 - Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
1 AURAFA003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
1 AURAFA004 - Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
1 AURASA002 - Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
1 AURETR003 - Identify automotive electrical systems and components
1 AURLTA001 - Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
1 AURTTK002 - Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
1 AURETR015 - Inspect, test and service batteries
1 AURTTA005 - Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
1 AURTTA027 - Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations
1 AURTTC001 - Inspect and service cooling systems
1 AURTTE004 - Inspect and service engines


Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.

Domestic 2020 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

There are currently no intakes scheduled for this course structure.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Please note that VETiS students are required to be enrolled into all units for 2019 at the time of initial enrolment.


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