Gain the skills needed for an automotive apprenticeship.

You will learn how to apply safe work, environmental and sustainability practices in an automotive workplace.

This automotive services course covers the use of:

  • workplace tools and equipment
  • servicing and inspection of engines
  • transmissions
  • cooling
  • fuel
  • steering
  • suspension and braking systems
  • identifying automotive faults
  • effective workplace communication
  • customer relations skills.



National Code AUR20516
Study Areas Automotive & Driving Instruction
Study Level Pre-apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

PT: 10 weeks

Course Type Pre-apprenticeship
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Free TAFE^ $0.00
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $595.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $119.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $272.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February, April, July and September

 

 

Part time - 10 weeks (4 days a week) 

Box Hill

Completion of Year 10 or equivalent is recommended.

TRAINEESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 

To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer. 

We can provide information and support on how to apply for a traineeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email sajc.elgar@boxhill.edu.au.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

If you secure a relevant automotive apprenticeship, you may enrol in the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology.

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2

After successful completion, you may choose to apply for positions as an automotive technician apprentice

Completion of 20 units of competency, 13 core units and 7 electives.

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AURAFA003 COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service braking systems according to manufacturer specifications. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The braking systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery, outdoor power equipment or trailers. The braking systems may be hydraulic, air over hydraulic, air, mechanical, or hand and parking braking systems.

AURETR006 SOLDER ELECTRICAL WIRING AND CIRCUITS 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service steering systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The steering systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

AURETR015 INSPECT, TEST AND SERVICE BATTERIES 10.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service front and rear suspension systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the front and rear suspension system for wear, oil or air leaks and physical damage, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The suspension systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment or trailers.

AURACA001 RESPOND TO CUSTOMER NEEDS AND ENQUIRIES IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to remove and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes from wheels. It involves identifying and confirming work requirements, preparing for the work; inspecting, repairing and refitting the tyres and tubes, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

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AURTTF001 INSPECT AND SERVICE PETROL FUEL SYSTEMS 25.0

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AURAEA002 FOLLOW ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY BEST PRACTICE IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 25.0

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AURASA002 FOLLOW SAFE WORKING PRACTICES IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 20.0

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AURTTK002 USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 20.0

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AURETR012 TEST AND REPAIR BASIC ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS 40.0

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AURTTA004 CARRY OUT SERVICING OPERATIONS 20.0

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AURATA001 IDENTIFY BASIC AUTOMOTIVE FAULTS USING TROUBLESHOOTING PROCESSES 20.0

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AURTTB001 INSPECT AND SERVICE BRAKING SYSTEMS 20.0

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AURTTC001 INSPECT AND SERVICE COOLING SYSTEMS 10.0

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AURTTD002 INSPECT AND SERVICE STEERING SYSTEMS 10.0

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AURTTD004 INSPECT AND SERVICE SUSPENSION SYSTEMS 10.0

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AURTTE004 INSPECT AND SERVICE ENGINES 20.0

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AURTTQ001 INSPECT AND SERVICE FINAL DRIVE ASSEMBLIES 5.0

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AURTTQ003 INSPECT AND SERVICE DRIVE SHAFTS 5.0

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AURTTX002 INSPECT AND SERVICE MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS 10.0

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AURTTX003 INSPECT AND SERVICE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS 10.0

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AURLTJ002 REMOVE, INSPECT, REPAIR AND REFIT LIGHT VEHICLE TYRES AND TUBES 40.0

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