Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology - AUR20420

Kangan Institute, TAFE VIC

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 01218G

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of tasks relating to installing, assembling and servicing electrical components and systems of motor vehicles in the automotive electrical installation, service and repair technology sector.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect, test and service batteries
  • Inspect, test and service charging systems
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Apply trimming adhesives
  • Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
  • Use numbers in an automotive workplace
  • Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
  • Repair wiring harnesses and looms
  • Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
  • Install air conditioning systems
  • Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components
  • Select and supply automotive parts and products
  • Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
  • Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
  • Produce drawings from design concepts
  • Apply sales procedures in an automotive workplace
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Retrofit automotive air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies
  • Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
  • Read and respond to automotive workplace information
  • Trim vehicle components
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Read and apply vehicle wiring schematics and drawings
  • Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment
  • Remove, refit and operate electrical components following body repair activities
  • Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
  • Produce patterns and templates
  • Communicate business information in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect, service and maintain marine battery storage systems
  • Recover vehicle refrigerants
  • Test and service electric outdoor power equipment
  • Inspect, test and service starting systems
  • Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
  • Read, interpret and apply engineering drawings
  • Select trim and fabric materials
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • Solder electrical wiring and circuits
  • Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Install automotive security systems and components
  • Carry out servicing operations
  • Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
  • Write routine texts in an automotive workplace
  • Remove and replace automotive and marine interior trim components
  • Inspect and service engines
  • Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Docklands Domestic: $16,447
  • Part-time : 2 years

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