TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology - AUR31120

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 heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Subjects

  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems
  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
  • Remove, inspect, repair and refit heavy vehicle tyres and tubes
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical connections of heavy vehicles and trailers over 4.5 tonnes
  • Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle electronic braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions
  • Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect and service air braking systems
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
  • Inspect and service braking systems
  • Install CNG fuel systems
  • Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
  • Inspect, test and replace heavy vehicle automatic transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components
  • Inspect and service hydraulic systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
  • Inspect and service suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
  • Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
  • Inspect and service mechanical connections of heavy vehicles and trailers over 4.5 tonnes
  • Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Retrofit automotive air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
  • Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
  • Inspect and service automatic transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Carry out heavy vehicle wheel alignment operations
  • Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems
  • Carry out tungsten inert gas welding
  • Repair radiators
  • Diagnose and repair charging systems
  • Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
  • Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies
  • Install LNG fuel systems
  • Inspect and service steering systems
  • Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair LNG fuel systems
  • Inspect, diagnose and repair alternative fuel systems in heavy vehicle engines
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems
  • Inspect and service LNG fuel systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • Assemble and install pneumatic system components
  • Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
  • Diagnose and repair starting systems
  • Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair cooling systems
  • Carry out servicing operations
  • Install LPG fuel systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle steering systems
  • Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
  • Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
  • Inspect and service engines
  • Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect and service final drive assemblies
  • Carry out manual metal arc welding on components

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Cootamundra Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Goulburn Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Griffith Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Kurri Kurri Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wetherill Park College No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Textbooks:- Wright, Gus. 2020. Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems (Cdx Learning Systems) 2nd Edition 9781284150933- Wright, Gus. 2015. Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel engines. Jones & Bartlett Learning 978-1-284-06705-3

Campuses: Cootamundra Campus, Griffith Campus.

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 Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanic after successful completion

Campuses: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources to complete your study:Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel & Computerised Management Systems and Heavy Duty Truck Systems, Sean Bennett: $300Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - gloves, safety glasses and ear protection: $45Stationery: $15

Campuses: Kurri Kurri Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- CDX Text book approximately $360Optional charges: - Folder/pen/highlighter apprximately $9.95

Campuses: Tamworth Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You can choose to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Optional hard copy text books available at a cost of $310:- Sean Bennett, Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Engines, Fuel and Computerized Management Systems (5th Edition)- HSean Bennett, Heavy Duty Truck Systems (7th edition)- Jeff Green/ Roger Green, Automotive Air Conditioning (3rd Edition)

Campuses: Wagga Wagga Campus.

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 Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanic after successful completion.

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