Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation - AUR20720


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 03654D

This qualification 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.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Service and repair rotary cutting systems
  • Contribute to quality work outcomes in an automotive workplace
  • Operate electrical test equipment
  • Remove and refit motorcycle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Carry out pre-repair operations to outdoor power equipment
  • Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect, test and service batteries
  • Identify automotive electrical systems and components
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect heavy commercial vehicle fuel systems
  • Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
  • Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect and service marine inboard propeller drive systems
  • Service bicycle drivetrain systems
  • Inspect and service outdoor power equipment engines
  • Maintain specialised bicycle repair tools and equipment
  • Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
  • Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews
  • Dismantle and assemble multi-cylinder four-stroke petrol engines
  • Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
  • Inspect and service marine jet drive propulsion systems
  • Set up body alignment equipment on vehicles
  • Remove and refit driveline components
  • Cut and polish painted vehicle body panels
  • Clean vehicles
  • Remove and tag engine system components
  • Construct and test basic electronic circuits
  • Use and maintain vehicle body repair hand tools
  • Inspect motorcycle steering systems
  • Assist with automotive workplace activities
  • Repair vehicle plastic components
  • Carry out minor adjustments to outdoor power equipment
  • Remove, refit and adjust bicycle accessories
  • Inspect and service marine outboard engines
  • Remove and store vehicle body components
  • Carry out research into the automotive industry
  • Recharge vehicle batteries
  • Carry out minor adjustments to motorcycles
  • Remove and tag bicycle components
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect motorcycle suspension systems
  • Carry out wet run tests on vessel outboard engines
  • Carry out basic repairs to vehicle body panels
  • Remove, repair and refit bicycle tyres
  • Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment
  • Remove and tag automotive electrical system components
  • Dismantle and assemble single cylinder four-stroke petrol engines
  • Set up and use welding equipment
  • Inspect heavy commercial vehicle driveline components
  • Remove and replace clutch assemblies
  • Remove and tag steering, suspension and braking system components
  • Remove and replace brake assemblies
  • Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations
  • Inspect, service and maintain marine battery storage systems
  • Inspect and service line trimming systems and components
  • Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
  • Inspect heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems
  • Dismantle and assemble conventional manual transmissions
  • Inspect heavy commercial vehicle wheels and tyres
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Apply paint to vehicle body panels
  • Remove and replace conventional engine assemblies
  • Remove and refit vehicle batteries
  • Solder electrical wiring and circuits
  • Remove and replace steering assemblies
  • Inspect heavy vehicle battery storage systems
  • Remove and replace wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Remove and replace motorcycle components and accessories
  • Remove and tag driveline components
  • Prepare surface and prime repaired body panels
  • Remove and replace vehicle front suspension springs
  • Use and maintain basic mechanical measuring devices
  • Prepare and mask vehicle body panel surfaces
  • Remove and replace radiators
  • Write routine texts in an automotive workplace
  • Clean vehicle interior trim
  • Remove and replace engine cylinder heads
  • Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces
  • Remove and realign vehicle body panels

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Shepparton - William Orr Domestic: $5,272
  • Full-time : 3 months
Wangaratta - Docker Street Domestic: $5,272
  • Full-time : 3 months

Fee comments

Campuses: Shepparton - William Orr, Wangaratta - Docker Street.

Tuition fees vary according to eligibility for funding and concession. Fees may include tuition fees, materials fees and an annual student services fee.

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