Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Federation University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
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 limited range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical components and systems of light vehicles, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles. This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.


  • 12 units: 7 core
  • 5 elective


  • Core: Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Identify automotive electrical systems and components
  • Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace. Elective: Maintain specialised bicycle repair tools and equipment
  • Service bicycle drivetrain systems
  • Remove, refit and adjust bicycle accessories
  • Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment
  • Operate electrical test equipment
  • plus more.

Standard entry requirements

No minimum education

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
SMB (Ballarat) Domestic: $4,640
No information available No No information available
Wimmera (Horsham) Domestic: $4,640
No information available No No information available

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