Version Effective: 2nd of June, 2021
Version Effective: 2nd of June, 2021

AUR20720 - Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a limited range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical components and systems of light vehicles, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles. This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication (Release 1 12 November 2020).

Entry Requirements

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.

There are no other 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.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Start TAFE Now and vetted Youth Services students
Skill Area
  • Automotive
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This 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

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 7 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
Start TAFE NOW (STN)

1 year part-time, approximately 36 weeks

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core

Please enrol in all units at once.

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA104 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR103 Identify automotive electrical systems and components More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTA101 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

Please enrol in all units at once.

AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA127 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURAFA104 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR103 Identify automotive electrical systems and components
AURLTA101 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA127 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations

Remote School Students

12 months

  • Mixed Mode
Core

Please enrol into all units at once.

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTA101 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA104 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR103 Identify automotive electrical systems and components More Information Training.gov Details
Electives

Please enrol into all units at once.

AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA127 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURLTA101 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
AURAFA104 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
AURETR103 Identify automotive electrical systems and components
AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA127 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations

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
RPL
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
Third Party Verification
Course Learning Outcomes
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