Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Mildura||No||Full-time internal, 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 Sunraysia Institute of TAFESuniTAFE is a provider of vocational education and training in north-west Victoria and was a finalist in the Victorian Large Training Provider of the Year awards in both 2011 and 2012. The Institute enrols more than 9000 students annually, in over 350 courses, across 33 different industries.
A vast choice of programs is offered, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, apprenticeships, traineeships, short courses and specialised industry training. Courses are delivered through four regional campuses - Mildura, Swan Hill, Robinvale and Mallee (Ouyen).
Most graduates leave SuniTAFE with nationally recognised and industry endorsed qualifications. Students may also get credits towards associate degrees offered by selected Universities.
SuniTAFE has over 300 expert staff including experienced and qualified tutors and industry experts. SuniTAFE staff assess work, answer questions and provide guidance and encouragement. Student Support Services personnel are also on hand to offer support.
Provider CRICOS: 01985A RTO code: 4693
Certificate IIICourse code: AUR30612
- Full-time internal = 1 year
- Part-time Block or Day Release = 4 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).