Vocation Education Training Australia

AUR31520 Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology

Vocation Education Training Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 106380B

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas



This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. This course, as offered by VETA – Vocation Education Training Australia, is for Students who want to gain a AUR30620-Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology qualification via a classroom delivery model.


This qualification will be delivered over 76 weeks, including 60 weeks of training and assessment spread over 6 terms of 10 weeks and 16 weeks of holidays. Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. The timing for this course will be advised in the Letter of Offer.


Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

Motor Mechanic (General)
Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician


Students who complete this course may wish to further their study into the AUR40216-Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis


Assessment methods used for this qualification will provide a range of ways for individuals to demonstrate that they have met the required outcomes including:
• Projects
• Presentations
• Report writing
• Observations
• Questioning (oral or written)
At the beginning of each unit, trainers will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.

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Course opportunities

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

Vocation Education Training Australia

Suite 10, 2092 Logan Road
Brisbane Queensland 4122

Entry criteria

Be 18 years and above.

Have satisfactorily completed Year 12 or equivalent; or Non-school-leavers selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.

All clients with English as a second language satisfy one of the following English language proficiency requirements:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS), general module – score of 5.5 with no individual score less than 5.0. TOEFL Internet based test minimum score of 46. Pearson Test of English Academic minimum score 42. Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) minimum score 162; or a pass in Occupational English Test Certificate. Those who do not meet the minimum English requirement will need to successfully complete an English program leading to a level of equivalent to the aforementioned English test scores.


Vocation Education Training Australia
Suite 10, 2092 Logan Road
Brisbane Queensland 4122