This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles within the automotive service and repair sector.
Please note that AUR3116 – Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology is currently delivered only in Brunswick, Meblourne Campus
Monthly intakes available. Please contact the admissions team for further information.
International Students: +613 9450 0500
Local Students: 131389
|Delivery mode||classroom based;|
The entry requirements for international students:
- Must be 18 years old or over
- Completed year 11 or equivalent
- Minimum score of 5.5 – IELTS, 46 – TOEFL, 42 – PTE, 47 CAE score or equivalent
Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and spoken English skills. You will be required to complete a Language Literacy, Numeracy test paper as part of an enrolment interview.
Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is recommended that students have these available before or at enrolment.
There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.
- Domestic: 60 weeks
- International: approximately 70 weeks including 10 weeks of break.
- 20 hours per week (fulltime delivery).
- You will be expected to put in 5 to 6 hours per week of self-paced learning when you enrol in a fulltime course.
- The duration of the course may vary based on the mode of delivery i.e. classroom-based, work-based, fulltime or part-time, etc.
** Please note: duration in weeks may vary dependent upon the amount of contact days per week.
Units of study
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME||Course hrs|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace||20|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||20|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace||20|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles||20|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||44|
|AURETR029||Diagnose and repair charging systems||28|
|AURETR030||Diagnose and repair starting systems||28|
|AURHTE002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines||80|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems||20|
|AURTTF002||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems||40|
|AURETR024||Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems||60|
|AURTTF005||Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems||20|
|AURHTZ001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems||60|
|AURTTQ001||Inspect and service final drive assemblies||20|
|AURHTQ003||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts||40|
|AURHTB001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems||52|
|AURTTA006||Inspect and service hydraulic systems||20|
|AURETR022||Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems||68|
|AURHTD002||Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems||40|
|AURHTD003||Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems||40|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations||20|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures||40|
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME||Course hrs|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace||20|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines||20|
|AURTTA005||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives||20|
|AURTTZ002||Diagnose and repair exhaust systems||20|
|AURTTX002||Inspect and service manual transmissions||20|
|AURHTX001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions||60|
|AURHTX004||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems||40|
|AURHTF002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems||80|
|AURTTB001||Inspect and service braking systems||20|
|AURTTD002||Inspect and service steering systems||20|
|AURTTD004||Inspect and service suspension systems||20|
|AURAFA003||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace||20|
|AURTTA009||Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations||20|
|AURTTA017||Carry out vehicle safety inspections||20|
For a Training and Assessment pathway, participants are advised of the assessment requirements at the start of each training session.
Students not achieving competency in any of the assessments will be required to undertake another assessment under the terms and conditions of MITT’s reassessment policy.
Pathways into the qualification
Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR20512 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, AUR20712 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or other relevant qualifications.
Employment or occupational pathway
This course is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive heavy commercial vehicle service and repair sector. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include: Heavy commercial vehicle technicians.
Recognition Of Prior Learning (RPL) / Credit Transfer
You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification. Example: Mark has been working as a motor mechanic in a workshop for 5 years, he never did get around completing his qualification, his employer asks him to complete his Certificate III in Automotive, but he wasnʼt keen to study. In this case scenario, MITT can help Mark through the process and he could complete his qualification in less than a year.
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