Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

COURSE CODE AUR30320 |  CRICOS CODE 112324D

Course Duration

Course Duration

72 Weeks

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Campus Location

Windsor (Regional NSW)

Nationally Recognised Training

Nationally Recognised
Training

Study Mode - Classroom

Study Mode

Classroom (Face to Face) and Workshop

COURSE OVERVIEW


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

To find out more about the

AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, give us a call on (02) 8964 6457 or contact us online.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


New Era Institute has the following entry requirements

International students must:

  1. Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12.

  2. Provide all documents needed as per the enrolment process

  3. Physically fit to participate mandatory workshop activities

  4. Have an IELTS* score of 5.5 (test results must be no more than 2 years old).  English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

      1. Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or

      2. Successful completion of an English Placement Test

COURSE LOCATION and DURATION


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 Windsor NSW 2756 (Regional NSW campus) and in an automotive workshop (contact the course coordinator for more information).

Address: 
Windsor (Regional NSW) Campus:
Suite 13 & 14, 100 George Street Windsor NSW 2756   
 

Duration:

72 weeks (60 weeks’ tuition and 12 weeks’ breaks between terms)

Class sessions: 20 hours per week

Please note, to complete your course, you will need to have access to a computer and the internet. New Era Institute encourages students to bring their own devices to the campus (where there is a free wireless internet connection).

COURSE STRUCTURE

AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology is a nationally recognised qualification.

It requires the successful completion of 21 core and 11 elective units (a total of 32 units).

Unit CodeUnit TitleCore/Elective
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceCore
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceCore
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplaceCore
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuitsCore
AURETR009Install vehicle lighting and wiring systemsCore
AURETR007Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systemsCore
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and loomsCore
AURETR027Install ancillary electronic systems and componentsCore
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuitsCore
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systemsCore
AURETR124Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systemsCore
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehiclesCore
AURETR128Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systemsCore
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systemsCore
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systemsCore
AURETR131Diagnose and repair ignition systemsCore
AURETR132Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systemsCore
AURETR135Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operationCore
AURETR143Diagnose and repair electronic body management systemsCore
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategiesCore
AURTTE104Inspect and service enginesCore
AURLTJ011Select light vehicle wheels and tyresElective
AURLTJ102Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubesElective
AURLTJ113Remove, inspect, and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assembliesElective
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operationsElective
AURLTZ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systemsElective
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplaceElective
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspectionsElective
AURTTA105Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesivesElective
AURTTZ102 Diagnose and repair exhaust systemsElective
AURLTB103Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systemsElective
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systemsElective

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.

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
    • Overalls
    • And other personal protective equipment and tools

PATHWAYS INFORMATION


Pathways into the qualification:

After achieving the AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, students may choose to undertake AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant automotive qualifications.

Career Pathways:

Once students have completed the AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, they will be able to seek employment or continue their studies in a range of automotive electrical repair and services roles such as:
• Automotive electrician
• Electrical Car Mechanic
• Automotive Electrical Repair Technician
• Automotive Mechanical Technician
Students are advised to do their search about requirements of licencing that may apply. 

CREDIT TRANSFER


Students can apply for credit transfer where there is an exact match of the units of competency within the course achieved through an accredited VET qualification in an approved registered training organisation (RTO).

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
If RPL/credit transfer is approved, the student’s Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) will be adjusted to reflect any reduction in the period of study the student is enrolled in. The study load will remain the scheduled 20 hours per week as per the student visa requirements.

*Please refer to the International Student Handbook for more information on Credit Transfer. You may contact the admission department to find out on how to apply via contact us

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING


Students can apply for recognition of their existing skills and knowledge that are relevant to the units of competency within the course. These skills and knowledge may have been obtained through workplace training or experience and may reduce the number of units required to be completed during the course.

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS


If RPL/credit transfer is approved, the student’s Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) will be adjusted to reflect any reduction in the period of study the student is enrolled in. The study load will remain the scheduled 20 hours per week as per the student visa requirements.

*Please refer to the International Student Handbook for more information on Recognition of Prior Learning. You may contact the admission department to find out on how to apply via contact us

ENROLLMENT PROCESS


The enrolment form  can be downloaded from our website or requested by emailing the admission team.

The enrolment form should be completed in full and submitted by email to the Admissions Department.
Email: admissions@newerainstitute.edu.au

The enrolment form must be accompanied by:

    • A copy of passport and
    • Student Visa (Onshore Students Only)
    • Certified copies of English proficiency (must be obtained within the last 2 years, if required)
    • Certified copies of Academic Transcripts and Certificates
    • Complete Student Enrolment Form
    • Read International Student Handbook on the website
    • Send Enrolment Form to New Era Institute
    • NEI representative/Agent will contact you to collect documents for GTE assessment

Successful Student Visa

If your student visa application is approved, you should contact New Era Institute and provide evidence of approval. New Era Institute will contact you to confirm your timetable, start date and all other arrangements for your study with New Era Institute.

Unsuccessful Student Visa

If your student visa application is NOT approved, you must contact New Era Institute and advise us and apply in writing for a refund of all fees paid in accordance with our Fees and Refund Policy.

Please refer to the International Student Handbook on our website.

VISA REQUIREMENTS



Meet the requirements for the Student Visa (Sub-class 500)
More information about studying in Australia, student visa requirements and application can be found at www.homeaffairs.gov.au

FEES & CHARGES


International students

For more information about the tuition fees and other charges, please click on Fees and Charges.

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