Oceania College of Technology

AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Oceania College of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091587C

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This course will train you to work in heavy vehicle road transport. You will gain the skills and knowledge to competently carry out service, repair and diagnostic procedures.
This course is designed for those wanting to enhance their skills and knowledge of heavy vehicle mechanics. Once completed you will receive an industry recognised qualification and skills.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technicians.

How will I Be Assessed?

Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will be conducted.

What will I study

Diagnose and Repair of different Heavy Vehicle Systems (Charging Systems,
Starting Systems, Cooling Systems, Diesel Fuel Injection Systems, Batteries)
Diagnostic Procedures
Electrical Circuits
Heavy Vehicle Drive Shafts
Suspension Systems, Steering Systems
Engine Forced-Induction Systems
Engine Management Systems
Emission Control Systems
Dynamic Control Systems
Manual Transmissions and Automatic Transmissions
Hydraulic Systems
Vehicle Compression Ignition Engines
Electronic Body Management Systems
Engine and Transmission Management Systems
Hydraulic and Air Over Hydraulic Braking Systems


After achieving AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology, candidates may undertake further training; pathways from this qualification include: AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant qualifications.

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Course opportunities

Start date: October 2021
January 2022
April 2022
Duration: 78 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane campus

110 Beatty Road
Brisbane Queensland 4108

Entry criteria

Year 10 or equivalent with sound achievement in Maths and English and/or equivalent to (IELTS Score 5.5 or above).
Minimum age of 18 years at time of enrolment.


Oceania College of Technology
Sydney campus
Level 4/1 Fitzwilliam Street Sydney New South Wales 2150