InTech Institute of Technology

Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

InTech Institute of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091591G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Course Overview

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.

What you’ll learn:

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 32

  • 20 core units
  • 12 elective units

Mandatory 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

Career Pathways

Potential Career Pathways: On successful completion of this course, a student can find employment in the service, diagnosis and repair of vehicles electrical and electronic components. You may find a career as an:

  • Automotive Electrician
  • Automotive Electrical Technician
  • Automotive Electrical Diagnostic Technician.

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Course opportunities

Start date: September 2021
January 2022
April 2022
Duration: 104 week delivery, including term breaks
Study mode: Full time

InTech Institute of Technology

Brisbane Campus
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.

English Proficiency requirements:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 (academic test version) or TOEFL PBT score of 530 or TOEFL CBT score of 197 or TOEFL;
  • IBT overall score 71 ( No band less than 70) or equivalent


InTech Institute of Technology
Brisbane Campus
21 Parkview Street Brisbane Queensland 4064