|CRICOS Code: 103631A Tuition Fees*: $10,000 Material Fee: $850 |
*Fees for international students in Australian dollars
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.
The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry.
Job roles related to this qualification include light vehicle mechanical technician.
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. However, student must meet following entry requirements to study at NMC. Click here for details.
This course is delivered over a total of 52 weeks that includes 44 weeks of scheduled face to face delivery and up to 8 weeks of public holidays and terms breaks in between.
To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 36 units of competency, consisting of 20 core units and 16 elective units. Training delivery will be in training rooms and in a simulated automotive workshop.
Units of Competency
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Core/Elective|
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURETR112||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||Core|
|AURETR123||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems||Core|
|AURETR125||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles||Core|
|AURETR129||Diagnose and repair charging systems||Core|
|AURETR130||Diagnose and repair starting systems||Core|
|AURETR131||Diagnose and repair ignition systems||Core|
|AURLTB103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems||Core|
|AURLTD104||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems||Core|
|AURLTD105||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems||Core|
|AURLTE102||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines||Core|
|AURLTZ101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems||Core|
|AURTTA104||Carry out servicing operations||Core|
|AURTTA118||Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies||Core|
|AURTTB101|| Inspect and service braking systems||Core|
| AURTTC103 ||Diagnose and repair cooling systems||Core|
|AURTTE104||Inspect and service engines||Core|
|AURTTF101||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems||Core|
|AURTTK102||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace||Elective|
|AURAFA108||Interpret and apply automotive repair instructions||Elective|
|AURLTJ113||Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies||Elective|
|AURLTQ101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies||Elective|
|AURLTQ102||Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts||Elective|
|AURLTX101||Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions||Elective|
|AURLTX103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems||Elective|
|AURTTA017||Carry out vehicle safety inspections||Elective|
|AURTTA105||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives||Elective|
|AURTTC001||Inspect and service cooling systems||Elective|
|AURTTD004||Inspect and service suspension systems||Elective|
|AURTTJ011||Balance wheels and tyres||Elective|
|AURTTQ001||Inspect and service final drive assemblies||Elective|
|AURTTX102||Inspect and service manual transmissions||Elective|
|AURTTX103|| Inspect and service automatic transmissions||Elective|
|AURTTZ002||Diagnose and repair exhaust systems||Elective|
This program is to be delivered in a classroom based environment at main campus at with an access to a NMC workplace or workshop located 84 Buckley St, Footscray Vic 3011 to receive practical industry training as part of the course training program. As a requirement of this course the students will also have access to all the required equipment and facilities of the automotive workshop facilities at Main campus. Each unit is delivered in a combination of face to face theory and demonstration sessions in the classroom and the automotive simulated workshop environment which is supported by practical group development and individual activities within the automotive environment.
Students will be provided with detailed learners guide and learning materials to support the assessment activities. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainer relevant to the unit of competence being delivered. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainer relevant to the unit of competence being delivered.
Hands on Training in Automotive Workshop NMC Automotive workshop will provide hands on training for automotive students. Just to name a few features, the training centre consists of; working bases/Hoists with a comprehensive range of all the tools and equipment found in workshop facilities today. Three different vehicles to provide students with real life experience of vehicle maintenance and repair. Workshop which has been systematically sectioned with a several main areas to encourage and help students learn the different areas of vehicle service and repair. During the training hours, students are supervised at all times to ensure OHS procedures
NMC use a range of assessment methods to determine overall competency requirements for this unit of competency, which includes but not limited to:
• Written/Oral questions
• Practical Demonstration
• Written Assignment
• Case studies and scenarios
• Role play and class activities
Students are informed about specific assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit of competency along with submission/completion timeframe. As this is a competency based training, outcome of the student assessment will be deemed Competent (C ) or Not Yet Competent (NYC).
Students can apply for recognition of prior learning, and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification. You can also apply for course credit if you have completed the same unit previously. To apply for RPL or credit transfer indicate your preference in the application form or speak to NMC staff at the time of enrolment. Refer to RPL/Credit Transfer policy for details.