Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology - AUR20416


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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.


  • 16 units: 10 core
  • 6 elective


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

Standard entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Hornsby Campus No
  • Online/Off-campus : 32 weeks
Mount Druitt College No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Wyong Campus No
  • Full-time : 16 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Hornsby Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- All students will be required to prodive their own Personal Protective equipment which includes safety glasses and steele capped boots

Campuses: Mount Druitt College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- PPE- Safety glasses- Steel capped work boots- Stationary

Campuses: Wyong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including cotton drill overalls, steel capped work books, safety glasses, ear muffs: $100.00 - $200.00 approx.- A4 folder and pen: $10.00 approx.

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