COURSE INFORMATION – INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
The AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology provides students with a background across a wide range of functions in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. Students will develop skills in performing technical mechanical work on light vehicles.
New Era Institute has the following entry requirements:
International students must:
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Meet the following education requirements:
- Year 12 or equivalent; or
- a Certificate III qualification or equivalent or above.
- Meet the following English requirements:
- Have an IELTS academic score of 5.5 or equivalent (test must have been taken be no more than 2 years ago).
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.
The AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology requires the successful completion of 20 core and 16 elective units (a total of 36 units).
|Code||Title ||Core or Elective|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||Core|
|AURASA102||Follow safe working practices 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|
|AURLTD104||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems||Core|
|AURLTB103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking 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|
|AURETR124||Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems||Elective|
|AURETR132||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems||Elective|
|AURTTA105||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives||Elective|
|AURTTA017||Carry out vehicle safety inspections||Elective|
|AURTTF105||Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems||Elective|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace||Elective|
|AURTTQ001||Inspect and service final drive assemblies||Elective|
|AURTTQ103||Inspect and service drive shafts||Elective|
|AURTTX102||Inspect and service manual transmissions||Elective|
|AURTTX103||Inspect and service automatic transmissions||Elective|
|AURTTZ102||Diagnose and repair exhaust systems||Elective|
|AURETR128||Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems||Elective|
|AURLTX103||Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems||Elective|
|AURLTJ011||AURLTJ011 – Select light vehicle wheels and tyres||Elective|
|AURLTJ102||Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes||Elective|
|AURLTJ113||Remove, inspect, and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies||Elective|
This qualification is delivered over 58 weeks, including 50 weeks of training and assessment (5 Terms of 10 weeks each), 9 weeks (180 hours) of vocational placement, and 8 weeks of holidays. This course is offered as a package course with AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.
The package duration is 92 weeks and a total of 360 hours of work placement.
This course is conducted with a blended learning model that includes face-to-face learning in classrooms and in automotive workshops.
This course is delivered in our classrooms at Suite 13 & 14, 100 George Street Windsor NSW 2756 and in an automotive workshop (contact the course coordinator for more information).
Facilities and Equipment:
The facilities and equipment that will be provided for this course are:
- Training rooms
- Fully functioning automotive workshop with light vehicles, tools and manufacturer specifications required for all units
- Personal protective and safety equipment such as safety work shirt, eye protection, hearing protection and gloves as required for each unit
The equipment that students should have includes:
- A laptop that is installed with Microsoft Office or similar
- Text books
- Safety work boots
- And other personal protective equipment and tools
Training and Assessment Arrangements
Training and assessment occur over 20 hours per week during terms. It is recommended that students spend an additional 5 hours per week on study, research, practice and assessment preparation. Assessments are conducted using a variety of methods for theory and practical. Additionally, workplace practices will be conducted in a simulated automotive workshop and used to conduct skills-based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.
This course includes a compulsory Vocational Placement of 180 hours (20 hours per week), conducted over 9 weeks. You may contact us for more information.
Please contact us.
Fees are in Australian dollars.
- By credit card (A processing fee of 1.75% applies)
- By Electronic Fund Transfer (Preferred) or direct bank deposit to the nominated bank account stated on the student’s Letter of offer.
Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range of automotive retail and services roles such as:
- Motor Mechanic
- Car Mechanic
- Auto Mechanic
- Automotive Repair Technician
- Automotive Mechanical Technician
Students are advised to do their search about requirements of licencing that may apply.
ANZSCO Identifier: 321211 Motor Mechanic (General)
After achieving the AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, students may choose to undertake AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant automotive qualifications.
How to Apply
Please complete the enrolment form (available on our website or email your request) via Contact us. You may call our office on +61 2 89 646 457
For more information on enrolment, credit, RPL, student support, and orientation, please refer to the International Student Handbook.
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