TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Automotive Underbody Technology - AUR32518

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of services and repairs on tyres, wheels, steering, suspension and brakes. It applies to those working in the light vehicle automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Subjects

  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
  • Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems
  • Inspect and service braking systems
  • Carry out advanced light vehicle wheel alignment operations
  • Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
  • Assemble and fit braking system components
  • Balance wheels and tyres
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
  • Inspect and service suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Remove, inspect and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
  • Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
  • Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
  • Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
  • Inspect and service steering systems
  • Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • Inspect and service drive shafts
  • Select light vehicle wheels and tyres
  • Diagnose and repair electronically controlled suspension systems
  • Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
  • Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Determine compliance of steering and suspension modifications
  • Inspect and service clutch systems
  • Carry out diagnostic procedures

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
Kempsey Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wyong Campus No
  • Part-time : 2.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Kempsey Campus, Wollongbar Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Workplace approved clothing PPE safety glasses and workboots

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 Protection Equipment (PPE) including steel capped boots, safety glasses, cotton drill pants and shirt: approx $100.00 to $200.00 Students will also need to provide an A4 folder and pen: approx $10.00

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