Macallan College

AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Macallan College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 099110J

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.

Qualification Rules and Units of Competency

36 units in total: 20 core units + 16 elective units

The following lists of units of competency have been selected as being an appropriate combination and suitable for industry required outcomes.

AURAEA002 – Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR012 – Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR023 – Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR025 – Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR029 – Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR030 – Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR031 – Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURLTB003 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD004 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD005 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTE002 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURLTZ001 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA004 – Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA018 – Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTB001 – Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC003 – Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE004 – Inspect and service engines
AURTTF001 – Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTK002 – Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR024 – Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR028 – Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR032 – Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURLTJ002 – Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURLTJ011 – Select light vehicle wheels and tyres
AURLTJ013 – Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
AURLTX013 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURTTA005 – Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA017 – Carry out vehicle safety inspections
AURTTF005 – Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTK001 – Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTQ001 – Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTQ003 – Inspect and service drive shafts
AURTTX002 – Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTX003 – Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURTTZ002 – Diagnose and repair exhaust systems


This qualification level is intended to prepare new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair Industry. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include: Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician


After completing this course, you could enroll into the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or other relevant qualifications or explore further study options in the automotive sector.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact the provider
Duration: 78 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Macallan College

Brisbane Campus
6b, 44 - 88 Station Road Brisbane Queensland 4105

Entry criteria

Students must be 18 years of age, or turning 18 years of age before course commencement.

Students require a completed Year 10 or equivalent; Non-school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, prior study, LLN level, and personal competencies.

Where required, the minimum requirement for evidence of English test scores are 5.5 IELTS or Equivalent in a recognized English assessment.


Macallan College
Brisbane Campus
6b, 44 - 88 Station Road Brisbane Queensland 4105