AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding

Overview

This qualification is for working in the automotive service and repairs industry specialising in heavy commercial vehicles. It is suitable for new employees or existing employees who are looking for skills recognition or development. On completion, you will be able to perform mechanical services and repairs to commercial heavy vehicles including testing and diagnosis of mechanical parts such as engines, brakes, transmission and suspension systems. You will be able to apply your skills to a range of heavy vehicles from heavy rigid to heavy combination trucks capable of working as a heavy commercial vehicle technician or as a heavy vehicle mechanic.

Careers

This qualification prepares employees for the automotive service and repairs industry working specifically with heavy commercial vehicles in roles such as heavy commercial vehicle technicians or heavy vehicle mechanics.

Pathways

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling, Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement, Diploma of Automotive Technology.

Course Delivery

Apprentices are signed up for 4yrs however this package is competency based meaning some apprentices may complete in less time. Practical tasks will be carried out in the workshop and may be assessed on-site where appropriate. The program will be delivered over a period of 208 weeks. Block release (weekly). 8 week block releases, 5 days, 8am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am - 3pm Friday. The apprentices first year of this course covering generic units across qualifications may be delivered at the Mildura Campus if requested by the employer. .

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Victoria: Must have a workplace/be employed as an Apprentice and a Delta registration. NSW: Must have a workplace/be employed as an Apprentice and a NSW state training registration.

Expected Time to Complete

4 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace 25 $27.50
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace 20 $22.00
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits 40 $44.00
AURETR022 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems 70 $77.00
AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems 50 $55.00
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles 15 $16.50
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems 30 $33.00
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems 30 $33.00
AURHTB001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems 50 $55.00
AURHTD002 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems 40 $44.00
AURHTD003 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems 40 $44.00
AURHTE002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines 70 $77.00
AURHTQ003 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts 30 $33.00
AURHTZ001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems 20 $22.00
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations 20 $22.00
AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems 20 $22.00
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures 20 $22.00
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems 20 $22.00
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems 20 $22.00
AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems 15 $16.50
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace 20 $22.00
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies 5 $15.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace 20 $22.00
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace 20 $22.00
AURAFA004 Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace 20 $22.00
AURETR003 Identify automotive electrical systems and components 25 $27.50
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems 20 $20.00
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems 40 $44.00
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems 30 $33.00
AURETR044 Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems 50 $55.00
AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems 25 $27.50
AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems 35 $38.50
AURETU005 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems 30 $33.00
AURHTB002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems 40 $44.00
AURHTE001 Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies 35 $38.50
AURHTF002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems 80 $88.00
AURHTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies 20 $22.00
AURHTQ002 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies 30 $33.00
AURHTX001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions 50 $55.00
AURHTX003 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions 60 $66.00
AURHTX004 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems 35 $38.50
AURKTA011 Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems 60 $66.00
AURLTA001 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components 25 $27.50
AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems 40 $44.00
AURNTA001 Inspect, service and repair forklift mast assemblies 10 $15.00
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives 10 $15.00
AURTTA013 Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems 60 $66.00
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems 20 $22.00
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines 20 $22.00
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems 25 $27.50
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace 15 $16.50
AURVTW001 Carry out manual metal arc welding on components 30 $33.00
AURVTW003 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections 30 $33.00
AURVTW009 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding 20 $22.00
AURVTW018 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting 30 $33.00
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding 20 $22.00
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck 40 $44.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • 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

2019
Government Subsidised $4,925
Concession $1,974
Apprenticeship $4,366
Apprenticeship Concession $1,862
RPL Government Subsidised $2,236
RPL Concession $447
RPL Self-funded $3,354
Self-Funded $6,043

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.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
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Intake Campus Course Details
2019 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice
2019 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Swan Hill Campus Full Time, Part Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, Apprentice