Certificate III In Automotive Electrical Technology

Course Duration
Delivery Mode
(15 hours in-person, 5 hours online), Blended
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov

AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology is a nationally accredited course that reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry. This course will provide the learner with the knowledge to apply inspection, diagnosis and repair skills of the electronic components and systems found in automotive vehicles.

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.


52 weeks including 40 weeks of training and assessment delivery and 12 weeks of holidays.




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 Higher School Certificate (HSC)/Australian Year 12/ Certificate IV or above qualification/ equivalent work experience.


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.

(Note: Any AQF qualification at the Certificate IV level or above in a relevant discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements)

Career Pathway

This qualification may provide entry into employment in the following or related roles:
Automotive Workshop Manager
Customer Service Manager (Automotive)
Automotive Services/Repair Manager
Automotive Aftermarket Manager
Automotive Retail Sales Manager
Dealer Principal
Automotive Purchasing Manager
Automotive Warehouse Manager

Further Study

Students who successfully complete this qualification may progress onto a relevant Advanced Diploma or a Bachelor degree.

Fees and charges

 Tuition Fee: AUD 9,000
 Enrolment Fee: AUD 200
  Materials Fee: AUD 300
Total cost: AUD 9,500


A nationally accredited Qualification at the Diploma level, AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Management

Delivery Mode

Blended (20 hours per week including 15 hours of face-to-face week in a classroom and/or an automotive workshop-based training and assessment and 5 hours of online study)

Course Structure

The course will be delivered over a 12-month period across 6 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 12 units of competency (6 core and 6 elective units).

Nationally-Accredited Online Automotive Courses In Sydney

Since the motor industry has become so crucial to modern transportation, automotive courses have always been popular. If you’ve ever thought of making a career in the automotive industry or plan on pursuing online automotive classes, then we are here to help you. Our automotive certificate programs are sophisticated and up-to-date with the latest trends and norms in the industry.

What Are The Prerequisites?

Passion and enthusiasm for automotive products and vehicles are essential for a successful career in this industry. Our automotive electronics courses require students to understand the core concepts of physics, chemistry and mathematics.

For international students, we provide comprehensive automotive courses in Australia that include the design, manufacturing, modification, and maintenance of both light and heavy vehicles. Our students need to be innovative and to have an aptitude for solving technical problems. Being innovative and thinking out of the box regarding designing and repairs is a plus point for automotive electronic courses.

Invicta Technical College: Automotive Courses

To enrol on our automotive electronic course, a student should be above 18 years & have completed high school or the equivalent to form a solid foundation in the concepts in the automotive industry. Our automotive courses in Sydney for international students include:

Introduction To Automotive Electronics Course

Here, the students get familiar with the electronic systems of most vehicles. Electronic components are addressed, and this course is necessary as modern vehicles have plenty of computer components too.

Integration of Automotive Electronics Systems Course

This course emphasises integrating different automotive electronics systems in a vehicle’s design. It will give you hands-on experience through the diagnostic methods, which help students troubleshoot potential integration problems. These guidelines will help the students to handle electronic components like batteries, lighting, wiring, starters and much more.

Principles of Grounding and Shielding Course

This course addresses the problems caused by electromagnetic interference in automotive vehicles. Here, students can address the problems related to electronic signal clarity, electrostatic discharge and noise control. Students will get hands-on practice for tackling electronic grounding and shielding.

Automotive Computer-Controlled Systems Course

Students can receive assistance with various diagnostic software and testing equipment in this course. Students learn about computer-controlled systems, including steering, ignition, and the automotive power train.

Troubleshooting Automotive Electronics and Repairs Course

Troubleshooting a vehicle’s problems is a primary part of working in automotive electronics. Students will receive instructions here on diagnostic equipment so they can identify and repair technical problems with a vehicle’s computer program.

Contact Us

Invicta Technical College has been providing quality education and training since 2016. Our mission is to provide each student with the skills and knowledge required to have a successful career in their industry. We use the latest technology and provide a hands-on practical learning experience for our automotive electronic courses. Our staff has vast industry knowledge, and our nationally-accredited courses are designed with consideration for the latest industry norms.

Call 02 9226 2121 right away to enrol for your automotive course! You can also write to us at

Units of CompetencyCore/Elective
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceCore
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceCore
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplaceElective
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplaceElective
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplaceElective
BSBWHS411 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programsElective
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplaceCore
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and componentsCore
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehiclesCore
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuitsCore
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systemsCore
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systemsCore
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systemsCore
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systemsElective
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systemsElective
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systemsElective
AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspectionsElective
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operationsElective
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategiesCore
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systemsElective
AURTTE104 Inspect and service enginesCore
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle enginesElective
AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systemsCore
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systemsCore
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systemsCore
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and loomsCore
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systemsCore
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systemsCore
AURETR135 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operationCore
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systemsCore
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuitsCore
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systemsCore