AUR30316 - Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to repair and maintain the mechanical systems and components of cars, motorcycles and heavy vehicles. It is suitable for entry into the automotive service and repair industry. The Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who service, diagnose and repair vehicle electrical and electronic systems and components. Job roles related to this qualification include automotive electrician.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $15768 (2018)
$16736 (2019)
Fee for service per unit $523 (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
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
Skill Area
  • Automotive
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry.

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.

Job roles related to this qualification include automotive electrician.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 20 core units
  2. Complete 12 elective units
Apprentices (User Choice)

4 years

  • On-campus
  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
Core
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace More Information
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace More Information
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace More Information
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits More Information
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems More Information
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems More Information
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms More Information
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits More Information
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems More Information
AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems More Information
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles More Information
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components More Information
AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems More Information
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems More Information
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems More Information
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems More Information
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems More Information
AURETR035 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation More Information
AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems More Information
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures More Information
Elective
AURETR008 Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies More Information
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components More Information
AURETR016 Read and apply vehicle wiring schematics and drawings More Information
AURETR020 Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems More Information
AURETR021 Inspect, service and repair electronic management, monitoring and tracking systems More Information
AURETR026 Remove, replace and program electrical and electronic units and assemblies More Information
AURETR044 Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems More Information
AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems More Information
AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems More Information
AURETU005 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems More Information
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines More Information
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace More Information

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
AURETR035 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURETU005 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETR044 Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
AURETR026 Remove, replace and program electrical and electronic units and assemblies
AURETR021 Inspect, service and repair electronic management, monitoring and tracking systems
AURETR020 Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems
AURETR016 Read and apply vehicle wiring schematics and drawings
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURETR008 Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

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

There are currently no intakes for this course.
2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

Apprenticeship Training

This course is for apprentices only.
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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Third Party Services arrangement

PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia provides the following services on behalf of CQUniversity for this course:

  • Recruitment of learners through PT Thiess Indonesia employees 
  • Provision of educational or support services
  • Delivery of training and/or assessment

PT Theiss employees should make contact by Telephone: +62 21 2754 9999 or Email: miningjobs@thiess.com.au