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AUR31216 - Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for entry into the mining, construction and agricultural environment.


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.

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


Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
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
  • Other
How to Apply Please Enquire
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

Units have been selected by the employer to engage their apprentices in basic inspect and service skills on various components.

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)

Duration of apprenticeship, approximately 4 years.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • On-campus
Core
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTE002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTF002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTX006 Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURKTA005 Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURKTA011 Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURKTB001 Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURKTD002 Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURKTQ001 Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURKTX001 Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details
AURVTW009 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
AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTB006 Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTB001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTE001 Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems 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
AURHTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies More Information Training.gov Details
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTQ003 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts More Information Training.gov Details
AURHTZ001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems More Information Training.gov Details
AURKTD001 Diagnose and repair mobile plant suspension systems More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting More Information Training.gov Details
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding More Information Training.gov Details

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 AURAEA002 - Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
2 AURASA002 - Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
3 AURETR012 - Test and repair basic electrical circuits
4 AURETR024 - Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
5 AURETR025 - Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
6 AURETR029 - Diagnose and repair charging systems
7 AURTTA005 - Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
8 AURETR030 - Diagnose and repair starting systems
9 AURTTA006 - Inspect and service hydraulic systems
10 AURTTA018 - Carry out diagnostic procedures
11 AURTTC003 - Diagnose and repair cooling systems
12 AURTTE004 - Inspect and service engines
13 AURHTB001 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems
14 AURHTE001 - Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
15 AURHTE002 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
16 AURTTF002 - Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
17 AURTTF005 - Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
18 AURTTK001 - Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
19 AURHTF002 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
20 AURTTK002 - Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
21 AURTTQ001 - Inspect and service final drive assemblies
22 AURHTJ003 - Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
23 AURTTX002 - Inspect and service manual transmissions
24 AURHTQ003 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
25 AURTTX006 - Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions
26 AURHTZ001 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
27 AURKTA005 - Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems
28 AURKTA011 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems
29 AURKTB001 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems
30 AURKTD001 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant suspension systems
31 MEM05007C - Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
32 MEM05050B - Perform routine gas metal arc welding
33 AURKTD002 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems
34 AURKTQ001 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies
35 AURKTX001 - Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions
36 AURTTA004 - Carry out servicing operations

The following units have no specific enrolment order and you should discuss the order of enrolment for these with your teacher.
Unit Code Unit Name
AURTTB006 Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURVTW018 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURVTW009 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding

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