This course is designed to train learners in light vehicle mechanics to develop their skills and ensure they are competent to perform at industry standards.

You will learn how to apply safe work practices, test and service batteries and carry out repairs to single electrical circuits. This course will help you develop your skills in servicing and repairing engine management systems, steering, suspension, transmission and braking systems, and teach you about inspecting and servicing engine cooling systems.

This course also covers inspecting, diagnosing, servicing and repair of manual and automatic transmissions, how to repair steering and suspension systems, the detailed servicing of hydraulic brake systems, engines and fuel systems as well as engine and driveline management systems.




National Code AUR30616
CRICOS Code 091607D
Study Areas Automotive & Driving Instruction
Study Level Certificate III
Course Type International TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
International Fee $16,900.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $812.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* 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.

Australian Year 10 or equivalent with a pass. Relevant senior employment experience in industry will be considered.

It is expected that you will:

  • have the necessary literacy and numeracy skills to undertake the program
  • provide and wear steel-capped safety boots or shoes
  • provide and wear combination type overalls.

A list of prospective employers will be provided to assist you in finding work placement. However, it is your responsibility to contact these employers to secure the practical workplace component of this course.

A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for Internet based.

For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.

January and July

Full time: 12 months

Box Hill

It is expected that you will:

  • have the necessary literacy and numeracy skills to undertake the program
  • provide and wear steel-capped safety boots or shoes
  • provide and wear combination type overalls

You may be eligible to progress into the Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis and the Diploma of Automotive Technology.

Direct entry. See how to apply or contact the international office.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

This course may provide you with employment opportunities in the automotive industry.

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AURTTF001 INSPECT AND SERVICE PETROL FUEL SYSTEMS 25.0

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AURETR025 TEST, CHARGE AND REPLACE BATTERIES AND JUMP-START VEHICLES 15.0

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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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AURTTA018 CARRY OUT DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES 20.0

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AURTTA004 CARRY OUT SERVICING OPERATIONS 20.0

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AURTTC003 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR COOLING SYSTEMS 20.0

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AURTTB001 INSPECT AND SERVICE BRAKING SYSTEMS 20.0

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AURTTE004 INSPECT AND SERVICE ENGINES 20.0

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AURETR023 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR SPARK IGNITION ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 60.0

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AURETR023 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR SPARK IGNITION ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 60.0

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AURETR029 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR CHARGING SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURETR029 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR CHARGING SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURETR030 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR STARTING SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURETR030 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR STARTING SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURETR031 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR IGNITION SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURETR031 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR IGNITION SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURLTB003 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE HYDRAULIC BRAKING SYSTEMS 40.0

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AURLTB003 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE HYDRAULIC BRAKING SYSTEMS 40.0

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AURLTD004 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE STEERING SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURLTD004 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE STEERING SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURLTD005 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE SUSPENSION SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURLTE002 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE ENGINES 60.0

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AURLTD005 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE SUSPENSION SYSTEMS 30.0

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AURLTZ001 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS 20.0

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AURLTE002 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE ENGINES 60.0

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AURLTZ001 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL 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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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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AURETR043 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR ELECTRONIC BODY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the electronic body management systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. These systems include two-wire high and low speed (CAN-bus) and single wire low speed (LIN-bus) networked circuits in the vehicle or machinery's embedded network electronic control system and are essential to controlling vehicle, vessel or machinery body control functions, including passenger convenience, comfort, navigation and infotainment systems. The unit involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. Electronic body management embedded networked systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.
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AURETR044 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR INTEGRATED ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the engine and transmission management systems of vehicles or machinery. These systems communicate on the vehicle two-wire (CAN-bus) networked controlled circuit, and are an integral part of an engine and transmission management system. The unit involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. Engine and transmission management systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles or mobile plant machinery
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AURLTQ001 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE FINAL DRIVE ASSEMBLIES 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the final drive assemblies of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Final drive assemblies include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.
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AURLTQ002 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE DRIVE SHAFTS 20.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the drive shafts of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The drive shafts include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.
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AURLTX001 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the manual transmissions of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The manual transmissions include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.
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AURLTX002 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the automatic transmissions of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The automatic transmissions include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.
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AURLTX003 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE CLUTCH SYSTEMS 30.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the clutch systems of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

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AURTTF005 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR ENGINE FORCED-INDUCTION SYSTEMS 15.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in engine forced-induction systems. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Forced-induction systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment
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AURLTF002 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR LIGHT VEHICLE DIESEL FUEL INJECTION SYSTEMS 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the mechanically controlled diesel fuel injection systems of vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The diesel fuel injection systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant or outdoor power equipment. This unit does not apply to electronic compression ignition engine management systems
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AURETR024 DIAGNOSE AND REPAIR COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the electronic compression ignition engine management systems of vehicles or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. Compression ignition engine management systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels or mobile plant machinery.
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AURTTA021 DIAGNOSE COMPLEX SYSTEM FAULTS 80.0

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