Version Effective: 1st of November, 2021
Version Effective: 1st of November, 2021

AUR30620 - Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Entry Requirements

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

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.


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
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
Skill Area
  • Automotive
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

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 prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry. Job roles related to this qualification include Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 20 core units
  2. Complete 16 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.

Apprentices (User Choice)

This course is for apprentices only. Apprenticeships are typically delivered within a 4 year period.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • On-campus
Core
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTD106 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTB013 Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTJ011 Balance Wheels and tyres More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURVTW018 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting More Information Training.gov Details
AURVTW109 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
RPL COURSE STRUCTURE

RPL Only.

AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTB002 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR135 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits More Information Training.gov Details
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA002 Read and respond to automotive workplace information More Information Training.gov Details
AURVTW103 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURVTW109 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
AURVTW018 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12002 Perform electrical/electronic measurement More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements More Information Training.gov Details
MEM12024 Perform computations More Information Training.gov Details
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology More Information Training.gov Details
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
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTD106 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTB013 Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTJ011 Balance Wheels and tyres More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies 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
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
MEM12024 Perform computations
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
MEM12002 Perform electrical/electronic measurement
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
AURVTW018 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURVTW109 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTJ011 Balance Wheels and tyres
AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTB013 Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies
AURLTD106 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components
AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURLTD106 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components
AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
AURVTW103 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
AURAFA002 Read and respond to automotive workplace information
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR135 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURLTB002 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURVTW109 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
AURVTW018 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTJ011 Balance Wheels and tyres
AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTB013 Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies

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