InTech Institute of Technology

AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

InTech Institute of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091591G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Course Description:

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

Units of Competency

Course Structure

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 32 units of competency, consisting of 20 core units and 12 elective units.

Core Units:

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

AURASA002 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURETK002 – Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace

AURETR006 – Solder electrical wiring and circuits

AURETR007 – Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems

AURETR009 – Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems

AURETR010 – Repair wiring harnesses and looms

AURETR012 – Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR023 – Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR024 – Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems

AURETR025 – Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

AURETR027 – Install ancillary electronic systems and components

AURETR028 – Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

AURETR029 – Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR030 – Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR031 – Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURETR032 – Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems

AURETR035 – Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation

AURETR043 – Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems

AURTTA018 – Carry out diagnostic procedures

Suggested Elective Units:

AURETR008 – Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies

AURETR011 – Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components

AURETR013 – Inspect, test and service charging systems

AURETR014 – Inspect, test and service starting systems

AURETR015 – Inspect, test and service batteries

AURETR018 – Overhaul starting system motors

AURLTD004 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

AURLTD005 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

AURLTE001 – Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies

AURLTE002 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines(light vehicle)

AURTTE004 – Inspect and service engines

AURTTC003 – Diagnose and repair cooling systems

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • automotive electrician
  • automotive electrical technician
  • automotive electrical diagnostic technician

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways from the qualification:

Further training pathway from this qualification include Diploma of Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.

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Course opportunities

Start date: January 2020
April 2020
July 2020
Duration: 104 weeks
Study mode: Full time

InTech Institute of Technology

21 Parkview Street
Brisbane Queensland 4064

Entry criteria

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, Although, It is highly recommended that the student have:

  • have satisfactory numeracy and literacy capabilities
  • are mature age (over 18 years at the time of commencement) and
  • have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course.


InTech Institute of Technology
21 Parkview Street
Brisbane Queensland 4064