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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR30616)


Course duration

52 weeks full time study (inc. 6 weeks break/public holidays)


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.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.However, students must meet the following minimum entry requirements:-

  1. Minimum Age - Applicants must be 18 years of age at the commencement of their course (refer to the Student Engagement Prior to Enrolment and Marketing policies and procedures www.ace.vic.edu.au).
  2. Academic Requirements – Students must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 11 or equivalent

    Assessment Method

    The following assessment methods but not limited will be used during this qualification: Practical Demonstrations, Case Study, Written Assessments.

    Training Package Rules

    To attain AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, 36 units must be completed by the student : 20 core units and 16 elective units

    Unit Code Unit name Student Contact Hours Nominal Hours
    Core Units
    AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace 20
    AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive workplace 25
    AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace 20
    AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump start vehicles 15
    AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits 40
    AURETR029 Diagnose and Repair charging systems 30
    AURETR030 Diagnose and Repair starting systems 30
    AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations 20
    AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines 20
    AURTTF001 Inspect and Service petrol fuel systems 25
    AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems 30
    AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems 30
    AURTTB001 Inspect and Service braking systems 20
    AURLTB003 Diagnose and Repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems 40
    AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines 60
    AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems 20
    AURETR031 Diagnose and Repair ignition systems 30
    AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems 60
    AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems 20
    AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures 20
    Elective Units
    AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace 15
    AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems 40
    AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotiv electrical systems 80
    AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components 40
    AURTTB005 Assemble and fit braking system components 80
    AURLTJ003 Remove ,Inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies 20
    AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies 30
    AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced- induction systems 15
    AURLTF001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle mechanical fuel injection systems 50
    AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies 20
    AURTTQ002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts 20
    AURLTX001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions 40
    AURLTX002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions 50
    AURLTX003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems 30
    AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections 10
    AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace 20
    Total Hours 1135


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