AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology




course  duration

78 weeks


delivery mode

Blended (15 hours in-person, 5 hours online)



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AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology is a nationally accredited course that 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. At Invicta, our automotive courses will prepare you to become job-ready with the necessary skills and knowledge required to thrive in the automotive industry. The practical component of the course is delivered in a purpose-designed automotive workshop giving you the opportunity to experience the environment of a real business scenario.

78 weeks including 60 weeks of training and assessment delivery and 18 weeks of holidays of pre‐course online learning

Entry requirements
• Be over the age of 18
• Demonstrate good command of written and spoken English
• Verified evidence of IELTS Level 5.5 overall (or equivalent). Other English language tests such as PTE (score 42) and TOEFL (score 46) can be accepted.
• Have completed a Secondary School Certificate (SSC) or Australian Year 10 orequivalent.

Additionally, all applicants are required to:
• Complete Pre-Enrollment Interview – to assess suitability to undertake the course
• Complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment – a diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support.

Career Pathway
This qualification may provide entry into employment in the following or related roles:
• Light vehicle mechanical technician
• Automotive mechanic (general)
Further Study
Students who successfully complete this qualification may progress onto: AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant qualifications.
Fees and charges
• Tuition Fee: AUD 16,500
• Enrolment Fee: AUD 200
• Materials Fee: AUD 800
• Total cost: AUD 17,500
A nationally accredited Qualification at the Certificate III Level, AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology.
Delivery Mode
Blended (20 hours per week including 15 hours of face-to-face week in a classroom and an automotive workshop-based training and assessment and 5 hours of online study)
Course Structure
The course will be delivered over an 18-month period across 10 terms. Each term consists of 6 weeks of delivery and two weeks of break.The course is delivered in a purpose designed Automotive Technology learning institute. Students will attend college in-person 2 days per week(15 hours). The face-to-face component is conducted in a combination of classroom and automotive workshop environment. Practical sessions will include the demonstration, explanation, and practice of automotive technology skills undertaken in a fully functioning and equipped automotive workshop situated on Revesby campus. In addition to face‐to‐face learning, students will also complete 5 hours of online study each week to assist them in building their professional knowledge and undertake work toward their assignments.
A variety of assessment methods are used to assess the students including (but not limited to) written and oral questions, observation, projects/reports, practical demonstration, role-play. Assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet. A fully equipped Computer Lab and free internet access available at the campus. and it is essential for the student to have access to computer device and possess basic computer skills.
What will I study?
To achieve the qualification, students are required to complete the following 36 units of competency (20 core and 16 elective units).
Units of Competency Core/Elective
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Core
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace Core
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace Elective
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace Elective
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs Elective
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace Elective
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components Elective
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits Core
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems Core
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems Core
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems Core
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems Core
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems Core
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections Elective
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems Core
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines Core
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines Core
AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems Elective
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems Elective
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems Elective
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems Core
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems Core
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems Core
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits Core
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems Core
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems Core
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems Core
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