Victorian institute of technology (VIT)
Victorian institute of technology (VIT)

Light Vehicle Technology

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology AUR30612
  Domestic Students only
Duration 54 weeks including breaks (3 days per week)
Course Fee AUD $ 13,499 (domestic student)
Course fee includes all prescribed resource material
Delivery Locations City, Brunswick
Intake Refer to Intake Dates
Eligibility Criteria Domestic Students:
(1) Demonstrated English language literacy, numeracy ability to succeed in the course required, which will be ascertain by an interview or written test if required. (2) Under 18 years of age are also eligible subject to interview and written test if required.
Modes of Delivery For Domestic students; face-to-face classroom based and/or workplace training.
This qualification provides students with the skills and knowledge used in the automotive mechanical technology sector. Students learn to inspect, service and repair light vehicles, apply safe working practices, carry out work observing environmental regulations and carry out diagnostic procedures. Students will work towards becoming Motor Mechanics and will learn how to diagnose, service and repair faults in light vehicle engines, fuel systems, manual and automatic transmissions, suspension, steering, drivelines, final drives, brakes and electrical systems and component
Resource Material
Equipment Standard tool kit
Printed Material All prescribed textbooks, workbooks and/or other printed material
Uniform Blue overalls, safety shoes, safety gloves and safety glasses
Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
AURAEA3003 Monitor environmental and sustainability best practices in the automotive mechanical industry
AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR2012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR3023 Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR3025 Test, charge and replace batteries
AURETR3029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR3030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR3031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURLTZ3001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURLTB3003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD3004 Repair steering systems (light vehicle)
AURLTD3005 Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)
AURLTE3002 Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)
AURTTA2004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA3018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTB2001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC3003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE2004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTF2001 Service petrol fuel systems
AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
AURETR3032 Repair electrical systems
AURLTF3001 Diagnose and repair mechanical fuel injection systems
AURTTC2001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTB3005 Assemble and fit braking system and components
AURLTX3003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURLTX3001 Repair transmissions – manual (light vehicle)
AURTTF3006 Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems
AURTTQ2003 Service final drive (driveline)
AURLTQ3001 Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle)
AURLTQ3002 Repair final drive – driveline (light vehicle)
AURTTD2002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD2004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURATA2001 Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURETR2006 Carry out soldering of electrical wiring and circuits
AURTTK2001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURLTJ2002 Remove, inspect, repair and fit auto tyres and tubes (light)


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