TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology - AUR30620

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 light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Subjects

  • Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
  • Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
  • Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
  • Assemble and fit braking system components
  • Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
  • Balance wheels and tyres
  • Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect and service braking systems
  • Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
  • Install CNG fuel systems
  • Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
  • Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
  • Repair wiring harnesses and looms
  • Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
  • Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components
  • Inspect and service suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
  • Diagnose and repair LPG fuel systems
  • Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
  • Carry out vehicle safety inspections
  • Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • Service and maintain electrical components in hybrid electric vehicles
  • Retrofit automotive air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Select and install performance enhanced suspension system products
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair electronically controlled suspension systems
  • Service and repair light vehicle lift assisted suspension systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
  • Inspect and service cooling systems
  • Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
  • Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
  • Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
  • Inspect and service automatic transmissions
  • Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
  • Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems
  • Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
  • Carry out tungsten inert gas welding
  • Diagnose and repair charging systems
  • Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
  • Carry out soft soldering techniques
  • Inspect and service LPG fuel systems
  • Install LNG fuel systems
  • Inspect and service steering systems
  • Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
  • Diagnose and repair LNG fuel systems
  • Inspect and service drive shafts
  • Select light vehicle wheels and tyres
  • Inspect and service LNG fuel systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
  • Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
  • Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
  • Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors
  • Test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles
  • Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
  • Diagnose and repair starting systems
  • Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • Apply knowledge of ADAS technology in vehicle pre-repair scans
  • Diagnose and repair ignition systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
  • Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
  • Diagnose and repair cooling systems
  • Carry out servicing operations
  • Install LPG fuel systems
  • Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
  • Carry out oxyacetylene brazing of components
  • Service and maintain battery electric vehicles
  • Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle mechanical fuel injection systems
  • Inspect and service engines
  • Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs
  • Inspect and service final drive assemblies
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
  • Carry out manual metal arc welding on components
  • Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
  • Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
  • Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Armidale Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Campbelltown College No
  • Part-time : 4 years
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Cooma Campus No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Cootamundra Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Glendale Campus No
  • Full-time : 3 years
Goulburn Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Griffith Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Hornsby Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Kempsey Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Moree Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Mount Druitt College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Muswellbrook Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Northern Beaches Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Nowra Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Shellharbour Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Taree Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wetherill Park College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wyong Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Campbelltown College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Students will be required to provide their own PPE equipment including safety boots, long cotton drill pants, long sleeve shirt and safety glasses and stationery.

Campuses: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- PPE, including gloves, safety glasses and ear protection: $20.00.

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