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Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Duration

52 weeks

Number of units

32 units of competency

Location

TAS | NSW

Offshore Fee

$17,000*

Onshore Fee

$15,000*

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.

Entry Requirements

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

Students must be 18 years old and above.

English requirement: Minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Pre-requisites/Co-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

Course Format

Core Unit CodeCore Unit Title
AURAEA002Diagnose complex system faults
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR027Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR128Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR135Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURETR143Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
ELECTIVE UNIT CODEELECTIVE UNIT TITLE
AURLTB103Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD104Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTE102Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTF101Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURAFA103Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURTTA121 Diagnose complex system faults
Note: The above selected elective units are subject to change and may be substituted for any of the approved elective units from the training package, that meet with the packaging rules for this qualification as mentioned above.
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.
Note

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

1. Hardware requirements:

  • Desktop or laptop with the following recommended System Requirements:
    • Windows 7 (2009) or higher
    • Apple Macintosh OS X version 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher
  • 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. Speakers and a microphone can be acceptable but need to be tested to check they do not introduce echo into a video conference or online classes.
  • Photo/scan – a camera, e.g. on a mobile phone, can be required to scan and submit handwritten materials.

2. Software Requirements:

  • A web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari (Please note that Apple users will be required to install Google Chrome in order to use Microsoft Teams) that will allow students to:
    • Stream videos from YouTube-style sites (a student must be aware of his/her internet usage limits and costs);
    • Run word processing software such as Microsoft Teams, Word and PowerPoint;
    • Participate in virtual classrooms or online live streaming webinars (e.g., Microsoft Teams or Zoom). (for classes delivered online or via live-streaming webinar).
  • Reach will provide students with access to Reach’s Microsoft Office 365 software (i.e., Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), however:
    • Students may require administration rights to their computer in order to install additional software.
    • Students are strongly advised to install a suitable anti-virus program to protect their work.

3. Internet Requirements:

  • A reliable, high-speed broadband internet connection, with sufficient upload and download capacity. A Wi-Fi or mobile connection can be acceptable if it is adequately stable to perform well in a video conference or online classes;
  • Students will have access to Reach’s wireless connection during campus operating hours of 6:00am to 9:00pm Mon – Sat;
  • Community internet and computer access:
    • 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.

4. Other Information:

Reach encourages students to acquire the following skills and knowledge related to operating and maintaining an efficient online 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 Reach’s 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.

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Non-Tuition Fees

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

VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT FEES
$500 – for each qualification in Community Services. 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: https://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.