Course Code: AUR30620

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

CRICOS Course Code: 103626J


Theory Classes:

Level 16, 190 Queen Street,
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Practical Automotive Workshop:

10, Gaffney Street, Coburg North,
Melbourne, VIC 3058


The course comprises of 52 weeks (40 study weeks + 12 holiday weeks)

Delivery Mode

Face to Face Classroom delivery. Practical Training in PAX automotive workshop.

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.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

  • English Proficiency - Completed (IELTS/PTE/OTE) OR two years or more study in Australia.
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Requirement - Learners take PAX language, literacy and numeracy assessment before the course to identify if any LLN support is required during the course.
  • The student is an international student who is not on ‘Student Visa’.

Training is conducted in the classroom as well as in the commercial kitchen settings when required to simulate real work environment. The delivery will include face to face teaching, lectures, discussions, research, learning activities, group work and supervised practical sessions.

Assessments comprise of written assignments and project works, case studies and practical demonstration.

To attain the AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, 36 units must be completed:

  • 20 Core units
  • 16 Elective units
Group 1: Introductory and Service Group (TERM 1)
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTA104Carry out servicing operations
AURAMA003Conduct information sessions in an automotive workplace
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR144Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
AURTTA017Carry out vehicle safety inspections
Group 2: Engines Group (TERM2)
AURTTE104Inspect and service engines
AURTTC103Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURLTE102Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURVTA104Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs
AURTTZ102Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
Group 3: Clutch and Transmission Group (Term 3)
AURLTQ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTQ102Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts
AURLTX101Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTX103Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURLTX102Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
Group 4: Steering, Suspension and Brake Group (Term 4)
AURLTB103Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD104Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systems
AURLTJ102Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURAQA002Inspect technical quality of work in an automotive workplace
AURTTJ012Remove, inspect and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components
Group 5: Electrical Group (TERM 5)
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR123Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR131Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits
Group 6: Diagnostic and Service Group (Term 6)
AURLTZ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTF101Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURACA101Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace