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Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

52

Weeks

Course Duration

32

Units

of competency

TAS | NSW

Locations

Available

Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Course Overview

AUR30320 – Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

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

Course Fees
Offshore Fee

$17,000*

Onshore Fee

$15,000*

*Non-Tuition fees not included

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or Australian equivalent is mandatory.

Students must be 18 years old and above.

English requirement
A minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required.For more information regarding the commonly acceptable types of English language proficiency evidence, along with the verification methods, please click here
Student Requirements
A student is required to have their own laptop prior to the commencement of the course.

The minimum requirements for the specification of laptops can be found in the Student Equipment Required section below.

Pre-requisites/Co-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

Course Format

21
Core Units
+
11
Elective Units
=
32
Total Units
Core Unit CodeCore Unit Title
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURETR131Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR124Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURTTE104Inspect and service engines
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR007Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR027Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR128Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR132Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR135Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURETR143Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
ELECTIVE UNIT CODEELECTIVE UNIT TITLE
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURAFA103Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operations
AURLTE102Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTD104Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURTTA121Diagnose complex system faults
AURTTR101Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTF101Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
Description of licensing requirementsNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. This qualification will only fulfil the academic requirements, not a licensed trade qualification.

Student Equipment Required

Students MUST have the following IT equipment prior to enrolling with Reach Community College and will require a suitable study space for self-study, assessment activities, or to participate in online classes.

Hardware requirements:

  • Desktop or laptop with the following recommended System Requirements:
  • Specification of desktop or laptop is as below:
    • Processor: 2.5–2.9 GHz process
    • Memory: 8 GB
    • Display Card: 1 GB GPU
    • Disk Space: 100 GB
    • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 or Windows 10 version 1809 or above
    • Apple® macOS® Monterey v12, or Apple® macOS® Big Sur v11, or Apple® macOS® Catalina v10.15
  • A webcam, e.g. built-in to a laptop or a USB webcam.
  • Audio input and output suitable for video conferencing or online classes.
  • A headset or earbuds with a microphone is recommended.
  • Photo/scan – a camera, e.g. on a mobile phone, can be required to scan and submit handwritten materials.

 

Software Requirements:

  • A web browser such as Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari.
  • Student is expected to access the web version of Microsoft Office 365 (i.e., Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Planner, To Do, and Project).
  • Students studying CAD will have access to the College’s Computer-aided design (CAD) system (if applicable to students qualification)

 

Internet Requirements:

  • A reliable, high-speed broadband internet connection with sufficient upload and download capacity. A Wi-Fi or mobile connection can be acceptable.
  • Students will have access to the college’s wireless connection whilst on campus.
  • Community internet and computer access:
  • In Australia, public libraries offer free access to computers and the internet, although students may require a membership card or be required to pay a small charge.
  • Students may need to book ahead if they wish to use library services.
  • Students will also have access to printing and photocopying services on a pay-per-page basis. Most libraries also provide wireless hotspots and recharging stations at no cost for students using their own devices.

 

Other Information:

  • The college encourages students to acquire the following skills and knowledge related to operating and maintaining an efficient study environment:
  • Know how to install, use, and keep their computer’s internet browser and other software up to date (e.g. installing security updates)
  • Be proficient in connecting their laptop and/or mobile device to wireless networks either at the college campus, your local library, or other locations
  • Ability to use a web camera and headset/microphone
  • Know how to use cloud storage (e.g. through Office 365 OneDrive)
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and other related software packages.

Qualification Outcome

The following academic and employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:

International students can enrol in Australian universities to continue and pursue this career path and/or enrol in a higher-level qualification after completing this qualification. They can then apply their knowledge and skills gained in Australia or their home country to seek work anywhere in the world.

In summary, the completion of this qualification can allow students to work for Automotive Service and Repair  job roles for a diversity of employers across various fields such as:

  • Automotive Electrical Technician

 

Please Note: Completion of an Reach qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

Qualification Issued

Once the units of competency required in the training package for this qualification have been successfully completed, the student will be issued with a Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology (AUR30320) and an academic transcript of all completed units within 30 calendar days. Students who successfully complete individual units of competency within the qualification, but not the qualification in its entirety will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment. This document contains a record of all completed units and will be available to students by the end of their course.

Reach Community College does not guarantee:

  • a successful education assessment outcome for the student or intending student; or
  • completion of a Reach Community College qualification will lead to an employment outcome; or
  • a learner will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or
  • a training product can be completed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

 

Reach Community College does not:

  • claim to commit to secure for, or on the student or intending student’s behalf, a migration outcome from undertaking any course offered by the College

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Mode of Delivery:

  • The college will not deliver more than one-third of the units in the qualification by online mode to international students.
  • The college will ensure that for each compulsory study period international students are enrolled in, at least one unit is not delivered through online learning unless it is the final unit of their qualification.

Non-Tuition Fees

$200 (Handling Fee)
(No other charges or changes to Tuition Fees once paid)

VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT FEES

$500 – for each qualification in Individual Support, Disability Support and Community Services, unless otherwise stated. Before commencing placement, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified of their placement via email, including when to obtain these documents, prior to commencing vocational placement. Refund policy rules apply to Placement Fees. Please check our Refund Policy for more detailed information: reachcollege.edu.au/student-support/forms/

OSHC FEES
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care while in Australia.