National code: AUR30820

Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology

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Overview About this course

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.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

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

Course Outcomes

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

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

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.

Completion requirements

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.

Entry recommendations

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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like:

Motorcycle Mechanic

Motorcycle Mechanics maintain, test and repair the mechanical parts of motorcycles.

  • Full-time share Full-time workers usually work 35 hours or more a week (in all their jobs combined).

    94%

  • Employment size Employment size is the number of workers who do this as their main job.

    500 workers

  • Average age This is the average age of all workers in this job.

    35 years

  • Weekly pay Median earnings are shown for full-time, non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate, before tax or any amounts that are salary sacrificed. These figures are a guide to earnings only and should not be used to determine a wage rate.

    $870

  • Average full-time The average full-time hours that people in this role work each week.

    43 hours

  • Skill level rating Skill level ratings are based on the range and complexity of job roles. In general, the higher the skill level, the more formal education and training, previous experience or on-the-job training needed to be good at the job.

    Medium

  • Gender share

    1% female

  • Future growth The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business estimates the likely change in number of workers in this role, or industry, over the next 5 years. Future growth is the likely percentage change compared to all other job roles.

    Stable

Other jobs include: Automotive motorcycle mechanical technician

Licensing

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.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 1 Course

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems AURTTF106

  • Diagnose and repair motorcycle driveline systems AURJTQ102

  • Diagnose and repair motorcycle engine management systems AURJTE104

  • Diagnose and repair motorcycle steering systems AURJTD104

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TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

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.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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