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Certificate III In Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Duration

52 weeks

Number of units

36 units of competency

Location

TAS | NSW

Course Overview

AUR30620 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology 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.

  • Offshore Fee $17,000*
  • Onshore Fee $15,000*

Entry Requirements

Successfully 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.

Related Occupations

  • Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician

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 Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR30620) 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.

Course Format

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
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR131Diagnose and repair ignition systems
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
AURLTZ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE104Inspect and service engines
AURTTF101Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Elective Unit CodeElective Unit Title
AURAFA103Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURTTA121Diagnose complex system faults
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURETR124Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURLTE001Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies
AURTTR101Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems
AURLTX101Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTX102Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuit
AURETR137Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems
AURAEA004Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURLTE104Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines
AURLTD106Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURTTF102Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURACA101Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
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.