TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology - AUR30416

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of agricultural machinery in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Structure

  • 36 units: 24 core
  • 12 elective

Subjects

  • Inspect, service and repair crop planting and seeding equipment
  • Inspect and service braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair starting systems
  • Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • Inspect and service air braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair mobile plant suspension systems
  • Inspect, service and repair electronic management, monitoring and tracking systems
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems
  • Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
  • Carry out manual metal arc welding on components
  • Remove, inspect, repair and refit heavy vehicle tyres and tubes
  • Diagnose and repair charging systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems
  • Inspect and service hydraulic systems
  • Inspect and service suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair continuously variable transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect and service engines
  • Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
  • Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions
  • Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
  • Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
  • Inspect, service and repair crop harvesting equipment
  • Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
  • Remove, inspect, repair and refit agricultural equipment tyres and tubes
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
  • Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems
  • Inspect and service steering systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems
  • Fabricate and install fluid power hose assemblies
  • Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies
  • Inspect and service drive shafts
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
  • Synchronise plant and equipment
  • Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems
  • Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
  • Inspect, service and repair hay cutting, raking and baling equipment
  • Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
  • Assemble and install pneumatic system components
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect, service and repair spraying and spreading equipment
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
  • Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
  • Install hydraulic systems to specified applications
  • Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
  • Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
  • Carry out servicing operations
  • Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies
  • Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair cooling systems
  • Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
  • Inspect, service and repair pneumatic systems
  • Carry out diagnostic procedures
  • Inspect and service final drive assemblies
  • Carry out tungsten inert gas welding

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
Albury Campus No
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
Cootamundra Campus No
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
Deniliquin Campus No
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Goulburn Campus No
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
Griffith Campus No
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
Primary Industries Centre No
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**The following costs are associated with this course. Some items may be purchased through TAFE NSW however students can source them at their own will:Incidentals Year 1 (2021) - $15.00Project Fee - $10.00PPE - Gloves, safety glasses and ear protection $20.00Stationary - $5.00Text Books:Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerised Management Systems andHeavy Duty Truck SystemsAuthor: Sean Bennett$300Incidentals Year 2 (2022) - $15.00Project Fee - 15.00PPE - Gloves, safety glasses and ear protection $15.00Stationary - $5.00Incidentals Year 3 (2023) - $5.00Project Fee - $30.00PPE - Gloves, safety glasses and ear protection - $10.00Stationary - $5.00

Campuses: Goulburn Campus.

**COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS**To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are: - an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)- employed full time- signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal- seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified Agricultural Mechanical Technician after successful completionTo successfully complete this course, you will need:- to successfully complete a knowledge assessment, a skills assessment and workplace evidence for all units. - to provide and bring to each session appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: safety glasses, gloves, safety footwear, suitable clothing such as cotton drill work wear and other equipment (e.g. ear protection or respiratory masks) in line with industry requirements for their workplace or worksite.

Campuses: Tamworth Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Optional hard copy text books available at a cost of $310Sean Bennett, Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel andComputerized Management Systems (5th edition)Huzij/Spano/Bennett, Heavy Equipment Systems (3rd edition)Jeff Green/ Roger Green, Automotive AirConditioniong (3rd edition)

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