South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101
CRICOS course code: 095503B
Level of study: Career Based/Vocational
Kick start your mechanical career with this trade-level dual qualification that will get you working in the automotive industry sooner. The automotive industry offers the opportunity to get involved in a broad-based skills area driven by new technologies. This qualification will set you on the path to employment opportunities in more specialised diagnostic, servicing, repair, and maintenance roles.
You will get the skills to perform advanced analysis and modification tasks to enhance vehicle performance in the automotive retail, service, and repair industries. Discover how to service and repair the mechanical parts of motor vehicles including the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential), and suspension systems (steering, brakes, wheels and tyres). You will also learn how to diagnose and perform repairs to the ignition, electronic engine management, and electrical systems of motor vehicles.
Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an automotive mechanic or light vehicle mechanical technician.
The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete the below units and 200 hours of vocational placement:
Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 36 Units:
Mandatory Competencies: 20
Elective Competencies: 16
Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement
To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 10 Units:
Mandatory Competencies: 3
Elective Competencies: 7
AUR30616 / AUR40416 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement
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Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.
Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.
Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.