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AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Information
Qualification:AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
CRICOS Course Code:106884M
Duration:78 Weeks including breaks
Training Package:AUR
Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package
Vocational Area:Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
Study Type:Blended delivery: Face to face training, Virtual Classroom ( Zoom), classroom delivery and automotive workshop.


This course is organised into 36 units of competency, made up of 20 core units and 16 elective units.

CodeUnits of CompetencyCore/Elective
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceCore
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceCore
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuitsCore
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systemsCore
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehiclesCore
AURETR129Diagnose and repair charging systemsCore
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systemsCore
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systemsCore
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systemsCore
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systemsCore
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systemsCore
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle enginesCore
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systemsCore
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operationsCore
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategiesCore
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systemsCore
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systemsCore
AURTTE104 Inspect and service enginesCore
AURTTE101Inspect and service petrol fuel systemsCore
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplaceCore
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace Elective
AURLTJ113Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies Elective
AURLTJ011Select light vehicle tyres and wheels for specific applications Elective
AURLTJ102Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes Elective
AURTTJ011Balance wheels and tyres Elective
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems Elective
AURTTD004Inspect and service steering systems Elective
AURTTZ002Diagnose and repair exhaust systems Elective
AURETR124Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems Elective
AURLTX103Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems Elective
AURLTX101Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions Elective
AURLTX102Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions Elective
AURLTQ102Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts Elective
AURETR144Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems Elective
AURETR010Repair wiring harnesses and looms Elective
AURETH011Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles Elective


The AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology course 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.
You will gain hands-on skills using hand tools and workshop equipment. These skills will allow you to remove and replace vehicle mechanical and electrical systems, strip down engines, boxes, steering and suspension.
With 19.5 million registered motor vehicles in Australia and developments in fuels, hybrid, and electric vehicles, it is an exciting time to become a qualified motor mechanic. Get trade qualified or recognised for your industry experience with the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology.


The specific course entry requirements are (for example, LLN, technology skills or pre-requisite qualifications):
English Language/Literacy/Numeracy requirements
Domestic students:
• Satisfactorily completion of Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) with sound literacy and numeracy skills OR
• Display competence at or above these levels in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) – Learning: L4; Reading: R4; Writing: W4; Oral Communication: OC4; Numeracy: N4.
• Be 18 years of age or over.
International students:
• Satisfactorily completion of Senior Secondary School (Australian Year 12 or equivalent) with sound literacy and numeracy skills.
• IELTS band score of 5.5 or TOEFL 500 or equivalent
• Be 18 years of age or over.
• Based on previous study and work experience (Resume).

Study Pathways
Further training pathways from this qualification include:
• AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
• AUR40620 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology
• or other relevant qualifications.
Employment Pathways
The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification as graduates at this level will have broad knowledge and skills for highly skilled work.
Employment pathways provided for in this qualification may include:
• Automotive Light Vehicle Technician
• Transport


Have you studied this topic before? We will recognise competencies gained through previous learning, work and life experiences.

Students can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/ Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) before they commence the course or a particular unit. Students will need to provide evidence that they are already competent in this/these specific unit/s. Email info@win.edu.au for further information.