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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology


Cricos Code: 103656C


The AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology prepares students to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.


After successfully completing AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, student may apply for:

*Note: Individual students who are seeking to continue their study at university should contact the prospective university upon completion of the course for any credit transfer arrangements.


Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to employment as a light vehicle mechanical technician / light vehicle mechanic.


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Core Units: 20

Elective Units: 16

  • 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
  • AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
  • AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
  • AURLTX001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
  • AURLTX002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
  • AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
  • AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
  • AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
  • AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
  • AURLTX013 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch Systems
  • AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking system components
  • AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
  • AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
  • AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
  • AURLTJ011 Select light vehicle wheels and tyres


  • Must be of a minimum age of 18+ at the time of course commencement.
  • Satisfactorily complete a minimum of year 11 or equivalent (subject to the assessment and approval of the Collins Academy’s admission team).
  • English Language Requirements – IELTS (Academic) overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent.
  • Applicants originating from student visa assessment levels 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS or equivalent score must undertake the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test online to achieve ACSF level 3. For further information on student visa assessment level and documentation, visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at:


Additionally, all applicants are required to:

  • Complete Pre-Training Review
  • Complete an LLN assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support.


*Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.



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