Restore a classic Triumph Bonneville, or use cutting-edge technology to repair a Ducati Supersport as you step into the dynamic industry of motorcycle mechanics. Learn how to diagnose and repair mechanical parts and systems and acquire the practical skills and knowledge to become a qualified motorcycle mechanic.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Repair motorcycles systems and components
Use different repair procedures
Assess correct procedures for repair
Liaise with clients to better understand their need
Use a variety of hand and power tools
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Identify issues and repairs across different motorcycles models
Practise in simulated automotive workshops
Skills and knowledge to start your own business
Qualifications to apply for a motorcycle mechanic licence
Specialised knowledge to begin your career in motorcycle mechanics
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Check the campus page for requirements to take this course as an apprenticeship.
This course may also be offered as a non-apprenticeship. Enquire today to discuss your eligibility.
During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:
A Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test and achieve a score of 2 across the five bands of literacy and 2 across one band of numeracy. This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs and to provide you with the appropriate support for your study success.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Your own personal protection equipment, such as safety goggles, steel-capped boots, cotton drill clothing with long sleeves and full-length pants
A passion for motorcycle mechanic repairs
Problem solving abilities
The ability to work collaboratively and independently
A reasonable physical ability to complete manual tasks
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:
Motorcycle Mechanics maintain, test and repair the mechanical parts of motorcycles.
Other jobs include: Automotive motorcycle mechanical technician
This is a licensed occupation. When you successfully complete the Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology you can apply for licensing with NSW Fair Trading. They are the licensing and regulatory authority for trades in NSW. Visit NSW Fair Trading for more information.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical 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 III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 36 Units of competency, including 23 core and 13 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.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
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TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
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