Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

AUR20712 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
Classroom based - Part time, Recognition of prior learning (RPL) Cairns
Course summary
Cairns : Classroom based - Part time, Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Subsidised: $900
Concession: $708
Careers: Apprenticeship - Automotive, Apprenticeship - Automotive Electrician,
Apprenticeship - Engineering Trade, Apprenticeship – Automotive Mechanic
Outcome: Certificate II
Course details
Get your automotive career on the road by completing this course in Automotive Mechanical and it could lead to an
entry-level role as an apprentice vehicle mechanic, auto electrician or heavy vehicle mechanic. This course is
available to anyone who is currently in, or planning to enter, the Automotive Industry.
The qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks related to familiarisation and
inspection of mechanical and electrical components and systems of cars and heavy vehicles. It provides
individuals with an introduction to the automotive industry by providing basic skills and preparing participants in
undertaking work in the broader automotive industry. It has applications and relevance to related areas such as
Heavy Auto/Trucking (Commercial Vehicle) fields.
Job roles related to this qualification include:
trades assistant
vehicle service assistant
automotive service assistant
trainee service person
automotive trainee/apprentice
The qualification is particularly applicable as an entry-level pathway to employment, and is suitable as an
Australian traineeship or apprenticeship pathway - AUR30612 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical
Successful completion of this course can lead into an apprenticeship within Automotive Mechanical, and/or a
career as an Automotive Mechanic, Automotive Electrician, Heavy Vehicle Mechanic, Diesel Fitting and Engine
Certificate 3 Guarantee! (Subsidised) Eligible students can access Certificate 3 Guarantee subsidised fees. Click
here for further information and how to apply or visit: http://training.qld.gov.au/information/investing-inskills/certificate3/students.html
*Course fees may range due to student eligibility for funding, concessions and costs of electives chosen.
Areas of study include:
auto system fundamentals
auto electrics
solving routine problems
balancing wheels and tyres
inspections and servicing of cooling systems and engines
Hours of study:
Cairns Campus:
Start 02 March 2015: Part-time over 9 weeks on campus attending Monday - Wednesday 8am-5pm and up to 4
weeks of work experience.
Participants are strongly encouraged to undertake work experience as part of this program. Assistance may be
provided in this regard.
Resources required:
Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:
Two cotton drill shirts
Two cotton drill work pants
Steel cap boots
Clear safety glasses
240 page A4 notebook
Pocket notebook
2 blue biros, pencil case, highlighter
Storage folder to hold text books and work material
Textbook (optional):
Automotive Mechanics Volume 1, Author - Ed May (can be borrowed through the TAFE library).
Entry requirements
The minimum age requirement is 15 years. Ideally participants should possess a pass in Maths, English and
Science at a year 10 level, however achievements in other subject areas and work experience is often sufficent for
success in this program. Language, literacy and numeracy assistance is available.
A Student Administration Charge of $33.00 is applicable to all enrolments, paid once per calendar year
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) recognises your existing experience gained through life or work for which
you may not have obtained a formal qualification. We will work with you to identify your existing skills and
knowledge and assess if you can then achieve a full or part qualification. This also helps to avoid unnecessary
duplication of training.
Disclaimer: Program commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments. Students are required to ensure they
have met all pre-requisite and other entry or licencing requirements, and course fees are finalised. Contact the
Client Service Centre for more information on enrolment procedures. For detailed information on policies, fees,
payments, concessions, refunds, subsidies, exemptions, pre-requisites, withdrawals, cancellations and RPL
please refer to the relevant institute policy. Institute policies are available on the website or from the Client Service
Centre. Information supplied in this document is correct at time of publication but may be subject to change without
AURETR1003 Apply automotive electrical system fundamentals (Core)
AURLTA1001 Apply automotive mechanical system fundamentals (Core)
AURAEA2002 Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (Core)
AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace (Core)
AURAFA2003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (Core)
AURAFA2004 Solve routine problems in an automotive workplace (Core)
AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment (Core)
AURTTJ2001 Balance wheels and tyres (Elective)
AURETR2015 Inspect and service batteries (Elective)
AURTTC2001 Inspect and service cooling systems (Elective)
AURLTJ2003 Remove, inspect, and refit light vehicle wheel assemblies (Elective)
AURTTA1003 Use and maintain basic measuring devices (Elective)
There may be one or more elective competencies, these may differ between TAFE regions. Please contact the
region for more information.
Last updated on 6 January 2015