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 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
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 per week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Box Hill

Completion of Year 10 or equivalent is recommended.

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

Automotive Apprentice Technician

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

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

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to follow environmental and sustainability best practices, including complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations as well as following sustainability practices that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices and outputs.
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AURASA002 FOLLOW SAFE WORKING PRACTICES IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify and follow safety and emergency procedures in an automotive workplace. It involves those safety procedures to be followed when using workplace hand tools and hand-held power tools, fixed equipment, and chemicals, and when running vehicles and machinery. It includes the individual's responsibility for safety and emergency response in the event of an accident or incident.
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AURTTK002 USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to select, use, maintain and store tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.

It applies to those working in all sectors of the automotive industry
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AURETR012 TEST AND REPAIR BASIC ELECTRICAL CIRCUITS 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect, test and repair basic electrical circuits in vehicle and machinery electrical systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the circuit, repairing the circuit, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The basic electrical circuits include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment
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AURTTA004 CARRY OUT SERVICING OPERATIONS 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to carry out servicing operations. It involves preparing for the task, identifying lubricant requirements, servicing and adjusting vehicle and machinery, reporting the inspection findings, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The servicing operations include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.
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AURTTE004 INSPECT AND SERVICE ENGINES 20.0

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

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The engines include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant or motorcycles. The unit does not apply to outdoor power equipment engines.

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AURTTF001 INSPECT AND SERVICE PETROL FUEL SYSTEMS 25.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service petrol fuel systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the fuel system for leaks, inspecting the air filter, 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 petrol fuel systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant or outdoor power equipment.

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AURTTC001 INSPECT AND SERVICE COOLING SYSTEMS 10.0

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

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The cooling systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycle or outdoor power equipment
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AURTTB001 INSPECT AND SERVICE BRAKING SYSTEMS 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.
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AURTTD002 INSPECT AND SERVICE STEERING SYSTEMS 10.0

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.
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AURTTD004 INSPECT AND SERVICE SUSPENSION SYSTEMS 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.
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AURLTJ002 REMOVE, INSPECT, REPAIR AND REFIT LIGHT VEHICLE TYRES AND TUBES 40.0

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.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The tyres and tubes include those of light vehicles, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment
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AURAFA003 COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 20.0

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AURETR006 SOLDER ELECTRICAL WIRING AND CIRCUITS 20.0

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AURETR015 INSPECT, TEST AND SERVICE BATTERIES 10.0

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AURACA001 RESPOND TO CUSTOMER NEEDS AND ENQUIRIES IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE 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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AURATA001 IDENTIFY BASIC AUTOMOTIVE FAULTS USING TROUBLESHOOTING PROCESSES 20.0

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