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 $3100 (2018)
$3288 (2019)
Subsidised Full Fee $384 (2018)
$408 (2019)
Subsidised Concession Fee $72 (2018)
$84 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $274 (2019)
Subsidised full fee per unit $34 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee per unit $7 (2019)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • VET in Schools
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
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. 

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

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

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 (ends Dec 2018)

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 7 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units
VET in Schools

1 year part-time

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

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 AURASA002 - Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
2 AURAEA002 - Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
3 AURTTK002 - Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
4 AURETR015 - Inspect, test and service batteries
5 AURAFA003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
6 AURLTA001 - Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
7 AURAFA004 - Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
8 AURTTA027 - Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations
9 AURTTE004 - Inspect and service engines
10 AURTTA005 - Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
11 AURTTC001 - Inspect and service cooling systems
12 AURETR003 - Identify automotive electrical systems and components


Course Assessment Information

Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
Please view the more details information for any additional information related to the intakes

Domestic 2019 Availabilities

VET in Schools

On-campus

Emerald

February: Part Time

Gladstone City

February: Part Time

Mackay

February: Part Time

Rockhampton City

February: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

VET in Schools (VETiS)

There is one course intake for 2018, available in February.
1 year part-time
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
More Details

More Details

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