Take your passion for the automotive industry and build a strong foundation with practical skills. Learn what it's like day-to-day in an automotive workshop and go on to drive your career towards specialist automotive fields.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Use hand tools and workshop equipment
Work in an automotive workshop environment
Inspect and service braking, cooling, steering and suspension systems
Inspect and service engines
Identify basic automotive faults
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Skills to service motor vehicles
The ability to inspect and troubleshoot automotive issues
Confidence to inspect and troubleshoot automotive issues
A sound understanding of the foundations of electrical and electronic diagnostics
Exposure to safe work practices
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
Before your first day of class, you must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test and achieve a score of 2 across four bands of literacy, a score of 1 in writing and 2 across one band of numeracy. This helps us to determine that your skills match the demands of the course, to direct you to an alternative study option or to provide you with the appropriate support for your success.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in the automotive industry
A reasonable level of fitness to complete manual tasks in a workshop environment
An interest in learning how to handle tools and equipment
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Mechanics' Assistants assist Motor Mechanics to replace and repair worn and defective parts, re-assemble mechanical components, change oil and filters, and perform other routine mechanical tasks.
Other jobs include: Accessory fitter and Pathways to an apprenticeship
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 20 Units of competency, including 13 core and 7 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
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