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AUR31120 - Certificate III in Heavy Commercial 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 heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector.

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
Full Fee $19,980.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit $555.00 (2022)
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
  • Automotive Engineering and Technology
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

Employment relating to this qualification include Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanic. 

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 22 core units
  2. Complete 14 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.

  • Mixed Mode
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • On-campus
Core
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR122 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression 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
AURHTB101 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTD102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle steering systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTD103 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle suspension systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTZ101 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTE102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic 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
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling 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
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTQ103 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts 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
Elective
AURHTX103 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTB107 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle electronic braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTX101 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTB002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTE001 Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTF102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTJ103 Remove, inspect, refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTQ102 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTX104 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA113 Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTB004 Inspect and service air braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTB006 Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems 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
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace 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
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
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections 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
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURTTB004 Inspect and service air braking systems
AURHTB002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems
AURHTE001 Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
AURHTF102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
AURHTJ103 Remove, inspect, refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
AURHTQ102 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies
AURHTX104 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA113 Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems
AURTTB006 Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems
AURHTX101 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURVTW018 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURVTW109 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURHTB107 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle electronic braking systems
AURETR122 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURHTB101 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems
AURHTD102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle steering systems
AURHTD103 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle suspension systems
AURHTZ101 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
AURHTE102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURHTX103 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURHTQ103 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections

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
Course Learning Outcomes
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