AUR20516 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


If you're planning a career in the automotive industry, this course is the perfect place to start. The qualification will provide you with some of the basic skills and knowledge required for beginning either as a trainee or for work experience. Through this qualification you will gain some familiarity with the automotive setting and the ability to perform a limited range of tasks, relating to the inspection of the mechanical components and systems of vehicle. This qualification offers a solid base for you to undertake work and further training, in the broader automotive industry.


This qualification could lead to employment as an Automotive Apprentice.


This qualification will equip you with the basic knowledge to proceed into further education in this area. You might like to think about the Certificate III in Automotive.

Course Delivery

Duration 20 week, 3 days a week.

Entry Requirements

All students will need to provide their own safety boots. All other personal protection equipment (PPE) is provided by SuniTAFE.

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace 25 $30.00
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace 20 $24.00
AURATA001 Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes 20 $24.00
AURETR015 Inspect, test and service batteries 10 $15.00
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations 20 $24.00
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems 20 $24.00
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems 10 $15.00
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems 10 $15.00
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems 10 $15.00
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines 20 $24.00
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace 20 $24.00
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies 5 $15.00
AURTTQ003 Inspect and service drive shafts 5 $15.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace 20 $24.00
AURAFA001 Use numbers in an automotive workplace 10 $40.00
AURAFA002 Read and respond to automotive workplace information 10 $15.00
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace 20 $24.00
AURAFA009 Carry out research into the automotive industry 40 $48.00
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits 20 $24.00
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits 40 $48.00
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles 15 $18.00
AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations 40 $48.00
AURLTJ013 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies 20 $24.00
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives 10 $15.00
AURTTA027 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations 40 $48.00
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems 25 $88.80
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems 20 $24.00
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions 10 $15.00
AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions 10 $15.00
AURTTX005 Inspect and service clutch systems 10 $15.00
AURTTX015 Inspect and service clutch systems 10 $15.00
AURTTZ001 Inspect and service emission control systems 10 $15.00
AURVTA001 Prepare vehicles for customer use 20 $24.00
AURVTK001 Use and maintain vehicle body repair hand tools 20 $24.00
AURVTN003 Remove and store vehicle body components 20 $24.00
AURVTN038 Carry out basic repairs to vehicle body panels 40 $48.00
AURVTP029 Prepare surface and prime repaired body panels 50 $60.00
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck 40 $44.00

Course Assessment

  • Practical task
  • Knowledge based test
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $1,716 $1,716
Concession $727 $727
Apprenticeship $1,528 $1,528
Apprenticeship Concession $691 $691
RPL Government Subsidised $748 $748
RPL Concession $150 $150
RPL Self-funded $1,121 $1,121
Self-Funded $2,090 $2,090

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Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Intake Campus Course Details
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Full Year, Trainee