Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology

Ashton College

This qualification is part of the Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of tasks on a variety of diesel engines and associated systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Course Fee:

Australian: $14,400

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


28 units: 14 core; 14 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Inspect and service engines; Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace; Carry out diagnostic procedures; Recondition engine cylinder heads; Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies; Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies; Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace; Test and repair basic electrical circuits; plus more. Electives: Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems; Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies; Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems; Test engines using a dynamometer; Inspect and service CNG fuel systems; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis; Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or other relevant qualifications.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03142F

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Heavy Vehicle Motor Mechanic,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hallam Automotive No info No Full time
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Established in 2009, Ashton College is a Registered Training Organisation. It offers competency-based nationally accredited courses, traineeships and apprenticeships in automotive technology, business and foundation skills. Training is delivered by qualified trainers with vocational experience in specific industries, who provide training that is relevant to industry requirements.par

Provider CRICOS: 03142F

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