Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology

TAFE Gippsland

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 in the outdoor power equipment retail, service and repair industry.

Course Fee:

Australian: $19,362

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


36 units: 15 core; 21 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Inspect and service outdoor power equipment engines; Diagnose and repair outdoor power equipment engines; Overhaul outdoor power equipment engines; Carry out diagnostic procedures; Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace; Service and repair reciprocating cutting systems; Service and repair post hole digging systems; Service and repair post boring systems; Inspect and service line trimming systems and components; plus more. Electives: Build customer relations in an automotive workplace; Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes; Manage complex customer requirements in an automotive workplace; Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems; Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles; plus more.

Related Careers:

Light Engine Mechanic,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bairnsdale No Full time 4 years
Sale No Full time 4 years
Yallourn No Full time 4 years
Leongatha No Full time 4 years
Warragul No Full time 4 years
Established in 2014, Federation Training is a partnership between GippsTAFE and Advance TAFE. Building on over 85 years' experience in training and education, Federation Training strives to provide improved opportunities and outcomes for vocational education students across Gippsland and South Eastern Victoria.

With ten campuses from Chadstone across the state to Lakes Entrance, Federation Training offer a diverse range of programs and specially designed learning environments, providing students with the opportunity to get hands on and develop skills and experience in the industry of their choice.

Federation Training aims to create one united education model for Gippsland that will provide opportunities for local students and an exciting learning environment for those seeking a regional educational experience.

Federation Training has a variety of courses from pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships, to certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas. Students can choose to study courses in business, health, general education or trades. Students can also study a Federation University degree at Federation Training, with flexible pathway options that take them from diploma to bachelor degree in just 2-3 years.

Flexible study options mean students can complete their course in a way that best suits their lifestyle. They can study full time, part time or online with confidence that they will be equipped with the skills they need to get ahead in the workforce.

With great relationships with local industry, Federation Training courses are developed to meet the requirements of the workplace. This ensures students have access to employment opportunities once they graduate.

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