Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology


This program is designed to equip you with essential skills in diagnostics, servicing, and repair of light vehicle systems, encompassing everything from engines to braking and suspension. Immerse yourself in hands-on learning experiences throughout your apprenticeship journey as an automotive technician. The apprenticeship aspect not only allows you to acquire practical skills but also provides a unique opportunity to apply them in a real-world work environment, enhancing your learning and preparing you for the workforce.

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Career Pathways

Upon completion of this course, you will be well-equipped for a range of roles within the automotive sector. Whether you aspire to be a light vehicle mechanic, service technician, or pursue further specialization, our program lays a solid foundation for a rewarding and dynamic career.

Important Information

AUR30620 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
48 months
Delivery Method

What you will learn


AURAEA002 – Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURASA102 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURETR112 – Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR123 – Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR125 – Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

AURETR129 – Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR130 – Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR131 – Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURLTB103 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

AURLTD104 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

AURLTD105 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

AURLTE102 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

AURLTZ101 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

AURTTA104 – Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA118 – Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies

AURTTB101 – Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTC103 – Diagnose and repair cooling systems

AURTTE104 – Inspect and service engines

AURTTF101 – Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

AURTTK102 – Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace


AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace

AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURETD101 Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems

AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems

AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components

AURLTD106 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations

AURLTJ113 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies

AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections

AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

AURTTB013 Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors

AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking system components

AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems

AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems

AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems

AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres

AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions

AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions

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AUR30620 - Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

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