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AUR31120 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Outline

Course Outline

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.

Course code AUR31120
Start date

Monthly intakes available. Please contact the admissions team for further information.

International Students: +613 9450 0500

Local Students: 131389

Delivery mode classroom based;
Duration
  • Domestic: 60 weeks
  • International: 70 weeks including 10 weeks break

Entry Requirements

International Students

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

Domestic students

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.

Training Package

There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.

election interview.

Duration

  • 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

Class Hours

Core

AURASA102

Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

20

AURAEA002

Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

20

AURTTK102

Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

20

AURETR125

Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

20

AURETR112

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

44

AURETR129

Diagnose and repair charging systems

28

AURETR130

Diagnose and repair starting systems

28

AURTTC103

Diagnose and repair cooling systems

20

AURHTE102

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines

80

AURTTF102

Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems

40

AURTTF105

Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems

20

AURETR124

Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems

60

AURHTZ101

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems

60

AURTTQ001

Inspect and service final drive assemblies

20

AURHTQ103

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts

40

AURTTA006

Inspect and service hydraulic systems

20

AURHTB101

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems

52

AURETR122

Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems

68

AURHTD102

Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems

40

AURHTD103

Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems

40

AURTTA104

Carry out servicing operations

20

AURTTA118

Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies

40

Electives

AURTTK001

Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

20

AURTTA105

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

20

AURTTE104

Inspect and service engines

20

AURTTZ102

Diagnose and repair exhaust systems

20

AURTTX102

Inspect and service manual transmissions

20

AURHTX104

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems

40

AURHTX101

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions

60

AURHTF102

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems

80

AURTTB101

Inspect and service braking systems

20

AURTTD002

Inspect and service steering systems

20

AURTTD004

Inspect and service suspension systems

20

AURAFA103

Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

20

AURTTA009

Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations

20

AURTTA017

Carry out vehicle safety inspections

20

Total

1200

 

 

Assessment Methods

Assessment will be either a Recognition of Prior Learning pathway or a Training and Assessment pathway.

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

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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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit Transfer

Course Intake Dates

Please note: dates are subject to change due to holidays and availability.

If dates provided do not suit, please contact us at 13 13 89 or +61 3 9450 0500 via phone, as we will accommodate dates to suit students needs.

 

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