Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

CRICOS Code: 103674A

Duration: 62 Weeks

Entry requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed year 12(HSC or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS Score Internationally recognized exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations


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.

Packaging Rules

Based on information available from www.training.gov.au the following packaging rules apply for completion of this qualification:

Total Number of Units 36

Number of Core Units 20

Number of Elective Units 16

Elective Unit Selection Criteria

16 Elective units, of which:

up to 16 units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed below

up to 6 units may be chosen from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen to contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.



AURASA102 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURAEA002 – Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURTTK102 – Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

AURAFA103 – Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURTTK001 – Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive Workplace

AURTTA105 – Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

AURTTE104 – Inspect and service engines

AURTTA104 – Carry out servicing operations

AURTTC001 – Inspect and service cooling systems

AURTTC103 – Diagnose and repair cooling systems

AURTTB101 – Inspect and service braking systems

AURLTB103 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

AURLTD104 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

AURTTJ011 – Balance Wheels and Tyres

AURLTJ102 – Remove, inspect repair & refit light vehicle tyres and tubes

AURLTJ113 – Remove, inspect, and refit light vehicle wheel & tyre Assemblies

AURLTD105 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

AURLTX101 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions

AURLTX102 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions

AURLTX103 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

AURLTQ102  – Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts

AURLTQ101 –  Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies

AURETR112 – Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR125 – Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

AURETR128  – Diagnose and repair instruments and Warning Systems

AURETR129 – Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR130 – Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR132 – Diagnose and Repair Automotive Electrical systems

AURETR143 – Diagnose and Repair Electronic Body Management systems

AURTTF101 – Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

AURLTZ101 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

AURETR123 – Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR131 – Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURTTA118 – Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies

AURLTE102 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

AURACA101 – Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace (including use of AM-WIN)



This program will be delivered over a period of 57 weeks 20 hours per week by 45 teaching weeks and 12 weeks of holidays.


Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by the Administration within two (2) weeks of the commencement.

Study Mode

Face to face classroom, Practical training and assessment is completed in Automotive Work shop and 200 hours of Work-based Training arranged by college.

Work-based Training

This course includes work-based training of a minimum of 200 hours/5 weeks. During work-based training, students will be able to practice their skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist students to be job-ready at graduation. Work Based Training is organised by College.

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include the following:

  • observations
  • case study
  • projects
  • assignments
  • presentations
  • role play
  • quiz
  • supervised assessment
  • practical observation
  • work based Training


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

Pathways from the qualification

Study Pathways

After achieving the AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, candidates may choose to undertake AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant qualifications.

Employment Pathways

The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician

Course Fee

Tuition fee: – $14,000

Application fee: – $500 (Non-Refundable)

Resources: – $200 (Text books)

Student Kit: – $500 (Uniform Kit)

  • Eye protection – for example, spectacles/goggles, shields, visors
  • Hearing protection – for example, ear muffs and plugs
  • Hand protection – for example, gloves and barrier creams
  • Foot protection – for example, shoes/boots
  • Head protection – for example, helmets, caps, hoods, hats

Total course cost: – $ 15,200

Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately

Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately


2023 Application Form

Student Information Booklet

Total number of Students in this course : 3

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