Charles Darwin University

Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology - AUR31116

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector.

Structure

  • 36 units: 22 core
  • 14 elective

Subjects

  • Inspect and service braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair starting systems
  • Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • Inspect and service air braking systems
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
  • Carry out manual metal arc welding on components
  • Remove, inspect, repair and refit heavy vehicle tyres and tubes
  • Diagnose and repair charging systems
  • Inspect and service automatic transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
  • Inspect, test and replace heavy vehicle automatic transmissions
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems
  • Inspect and service hydraulic systems
  • Inspect and service suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect and service engines
  • Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
  • Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
  • Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems
  • Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems
  • Inspect and service steering systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems
  • Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
  • Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
  • Carry out heavy vehicle wheel alignment operations
  • Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
  • Assemble and install pneumatic system components
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems
  • Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
  • Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle electronic braking systems
  • Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
  • Carry out servicing operations
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies
  • Diagnose and repair cooling systems
  • Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
  • Carry out diagnostic procedures
  • Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
  • Inspect and service final drive assemblies
  • Carry out tungsten inert gas welding

Standard entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
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Further information

If you are entering these programs as a trainee or apprentice, you must be employed in the relevant industry prior to enrolment. If you are not an apprentice or trainee, you must obtain permission from the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology before you can enrol.

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