AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

National code: AUR30616 | WA course code: BAE6 | CRICOS code: 091596B

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

About this course

Are you looking to rev up your automotive career? If you study AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, you can prepare yourself to enter the automotive service and repair industry. This course teaches you a broad range of skills that can be performed on light vehicles such as how to inspect and service engines, how to test, charge and replace batteries, how to jump start vehicles and carry out general servicing operations using specific tools and equipment.

You will also gain skills on how to inspect, diagnose, service or repair various components of light vehicles such as hydraulic brakes, steering and suspension systems, automotive electrical systems and circuits, clutch systems, vehicle drive shafts, manual and automatic transmissions, ignition and starting systems, cooling systems, emission control systems and fuel systems.

As part of this course, you will be supplied with personal protective clothing and equipment such as uniforms and industry approved footwear. These items will be purchased by the college on your behalf for you to keep. The cost of these items is covered as part of the resource fees charged by the College. There is no need for you to pre-purchase these items before you commence the course.

International students cannot study this course as an indentured apprentice. The course is delivered in a simulated work environment and registration as an Apprentice is not available to international students.

If you want to continue your studies, you can enrol in AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Equivalent to Australian Year 11 with passes in Maths.

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Tuition fees

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If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

Resource fees are for consumables used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc. This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician
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