Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

CRICOS Code: 098419G

Duration: 57 Weeks


Entry requirements:


  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed year 12(HSC or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS Score Internationally recognized exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations


Qualification Description 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.


Packaging Rules

Based on information available from www.training.gov.au the following packaging rules apply for completion of this qualification:

Total Number of Units 36

Number of Core Units 20

Number of Elective Units 16


Elective Unit Selection Criteria

16 Elective units, of which:

up to 16 units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed below

up to 6 units may be chosen from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen to contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.


Unit Code - Unit Description

AURASA002 - Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURAEA002 - Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURTTK002 - Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

AURAFA003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURACA001 - Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace

AURTTA005 - Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

AURTTE004 - Inspect and service engines

AURTTA004 - Carry out servicing operations

AURTTC001 - Inspect and service cooling systems

AURTTC003 - Diagnose and repair cooling systems

AURTTD002 - Inspect and service steering systems

AURLTD004 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

AURTTB001 - Inspect and service braking systems

AURLTB003 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

AURTTD004 - Inspect and service suspension systems

AURLTD005 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

AURTTX002 - Inspect and service manual transmissions

AURLTX001 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions

AURLTX013 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

AURTTX003 - Inspect and service automatic transmissions

AURLTX002 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions

AURTTQ003 -Inspect and service drive shafts

AURLTQ012 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts

AURTTQ001 - Inspect and service final drive assemblies

AURLTQ001 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies

AURETR025 - Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

AURETR012 - Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR030 - Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR029 - Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURTTF001 - Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

AURLTZ001 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

AURETR031 - Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURETR023 - Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

AURTTA018 - Carry out diagnostic procedures

AURLTE002 - Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

AURTTA017 - Carry out vehicle safety inspections



This program will be delivered over a period of 57 weeks 20 hours per week by 45 teaching weeks and 12 weeks of holidays.




Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by the Administration within two (2) weeks of the commencement.


Study Mode

Face to face classroom, Practical training and assessment is completed in Automotive Work shop and 200 hours of Work-based Training arranged by college.


Work-based Training

This course includes work-based training of a minimum of 200 hours/5 weeks. During work-based training, students will be able to practice their skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist students to be job-ready at graduation. Work Based Training is organised by College.


Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include the following:


  • observations
  • case study
  • projects
  • assignments
  • presentations
  • role play
  • quiz
  • supervised assessment
  • practical observation
  • work based Training




On successful completion of this course you will be awarded with AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology students who successfully completes only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.


Pathways from the qualification


Study Pathways

After achieving the AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, candidates may choose to undertake AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant qualifications.


Employment Pathways

The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:


  • Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician



Course Fee

Tuition fee: - $14,000

Application fee: - $500 (Non-Refundable)

Resources: - $200 (Text books)


Student Kit: - $500 (Uniform Kit)

  • Eye protection – for example, spectacles/goggles, shields, visors
  • Hearing protection – for example, ear muffs and plugs
  • Hand protection – for example, gloves and barrier creams
  • Foot protection – for example, shoes/boots
  • Head protection – for example, helmets, caps, hoods, hats


Total course cost: - $ 15,200

Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately

Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately

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