Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Motor Trade Association of WA Inc
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Automotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for individuals wishing to work in a mechanical workshop as a light vehicle mechanic.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry; Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace; Test and repair basic electrical circuits; Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems; Test, charge and replace batteries; Diagnose and repair charging systems; Diagnose and repair starting systems; Diagnose and repair ignition systems; Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems; plus more and electives.
About Motor Trade Association of WA IncThe Motor Trade Association of WA is a Registered Training Organisation. Its target group/clients are individuals who are currently employed or seeking employment within the automotive industry in WA, with the aim of undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship with an automotive focus. MTA WA has been operating and delivering training flexibly across WA since 2001. Training is provided through the employment-based delivery mode, where training and assessment is conducted in the workplace using a blend of face-to-face training technology and skill based resources. In response to employers who were looking for flexible training options MTA WA developed a delivery model to meet their needs. Continual feedback has led to the refining of this model over the years. All qualifications delivered by MTA WA are achieved through a competency based flexible delivery model. Each unit of competence is completed within a flexible timeframe dependant on the learner's abilities and range of tasks being undertaken at the workplace. On 28 May 2013, MITA merged with MTA WA and was rebranded as the MTA WA's Automotive Institute of Technology Incorporated. The individual registered training organisations were retained but now work cooperatively together to offer the WA industry a choice between employer-based or classroom-based teaching options. RTO code: 50932
Certificate IIICourse code: AUR30612
- Full-time internal = 3.5 years
36 units: 20 core; 16 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Light vehicle motor mechanics service, repair and overhaul the mechanical parts of motor vehicles such as the engine, the transmission (clutch, gear box and differential), and the suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres).