Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
South West Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Warrnambool||No||Part-time Block or Day Release||
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 South West Institute of TAFESouth West TAFE have worked hard to be a leader in the region. Aside from delivering more courses, training more students and providing better facilities than any other vocational trainer in south-west Victoria, they are at the forefront of industry thinking.
Practical learning experiences are their trademark. Students enjoy access to simulated working environments, practical placements, state-of-the art technology and vital support services.
Since their establishment in 1984 they have matured into a multi-campus organisation with delivery sites in Warrnambool, Portland and Hamilton. This thriving region covers 23,000 square kilometres and supports a population of 125,000 people. Workplace delivery extends outside of the regional borders, across the state of Victoria and beyond.
South West TAFE pride themselves on mixing 'the old with the new' by offering a blend of study modes including on-campus, off-campus, online and workplace. Being flexible has allowed them to grow. They now provide skills training for thousands of students every year. RTO code: 3120
Certificate IIICourse code: AUR30612
- Part-time Block or Day Release
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).