Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology - AUR30616

Federation TAFE

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

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

Structure

  • 36 units: 20 core
  • 16 elective

Subjects

  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
  • Inspect and service braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair starting systems
  • Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
  • 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
  • Diagnose and repair charging systems
  • Repair wiring harnesses and looms
  • Assemble and fit braking system components
  • Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
  • Inspect and service automatic transmissions
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
  • Inspect and service suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems
  • Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect and service engines
  • Carry out vehicle safety inspections
  • Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
  • Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors
  • Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems
  • Select and install performance enhanced suspension system products
  • Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Service and repair light vehicle lift assisted suspension systems
  • Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
  • Inspect and service cooling systems
  • Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
  • Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles
  • Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
  • Balance wheels and tyres
  • Select light vehicle tyres and wheels for specific applications
  • Carry out soft soldering techniques
  • Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Inspect and service LPG fuel systems
  • Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
  • Inspect and service steering systems
  • Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
  • Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • Inspect and service drive shafts
  • Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
  • Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
  • Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
  • Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
  • Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
  • Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
  • Diagnose and repair electronically controlled suspension systems
  • Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
  • Carry out servicing operations
  • Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
  • Carry out oxyacetylene brazing of components
  • Service and maintain battery electric vehicles
  • Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies
  • Diagnose and repair cooling systems
  • Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle mechanical fuel injection systems
  • Diagnose and repair LPG fuel systems
  • Carry out diagnostic procedures
  • Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
  • Diagnose and repair ignition systems
  • Inspect and service final drive assemblies
  • Carry out tungsten inert gas welding
  • Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
  • Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) No information available No
  • Full-time
Wimmera (Horsham) No information available No
  • Full-time

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