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AUR30620 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

National Course Code and Title  AUR30620 – Certificate III In Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
CRICOS Course Code  103661F
Course Duration  57 Weeks including 48 weeks of study and 9 weeks of holidays
Total Course Fee AUD  $18,300 AUD
Tuition Fee AUD  $17,000 AUD
Material Fee AUD
(Includes resources, uniform, tools of trade, PPE & consumables)
 $800 AUD
Enrolment Fee (Non Refundable) AUD  $500 AUD
Delivery Mode  Face to face classes
 Practical training at the automotive workshop
Delivery Location  Main Campus
  • 2/61 Jerrabomberra Ave, Narrabundah, ACT 2604
 Automotive Workshop
  • 2/57 Tennant Street, Fyshwick, ACT 2609
  • 4 Gregory St, Queanbeyan West NSW 2620
Study Load  20 hours per week (Full Time)
Estimated Self-study hours  5 hours per week (May be more or less depending upon learner's pre-existing skills and knowledge).
Entry requirements  
  • Must be of 18 years old or over.
  • Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
  • IELTS Overall score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent. The scores must not be older than 2 years.
  • OR Successful completion of an English placement test.
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.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Pathways from this qualification
On successful completion of this course you will be awarded with AUR30620 III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology. Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Candidates may choose to undertake AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.
Pathways to Employment
Graduates may find employment in automotive industry as a light vehicle motor technician, automotive light vehicle repair technician, general motor mechanic, etc.
Assessment methods

Observations, Case Study, Projects, Assignments, Presentations, Role play, Quiz, Supervised Assessment, Practical Observation

Course Structure

A total of 36 Units (20 Core and 16 electives) must be completed and deemed competent to achieve the qualification AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology. Participants who achieve competency in any unit/s will receive a Statement of Attainment (provided USI is verified) for that unit/s without completing all the units in the qualification. Students completing all the required units of competency will attain full qualification.

Core Units Unit Name
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Elective Units Unit Name
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair automotive electronic body management systems
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURLTJ113 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTX102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTZ102 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
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Further Information

For all further details, please refer to Student Handbook for all related policies and procedures and other important information related to international students including living cost, life and study in Canberra, etc.
Please contact the Administration Manager for further information at
(+61) 2 6230 5153