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Course Info

Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation

National Course Code: AUR10116

Overview

Drive your way to a career in the automotive industry with the nationally accredited Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation. In this highly-supervised introductory course, you will gain practical experience in automotive retail, service and repair, and explore what a job in this fast-paced industry might be like.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • Automotive workplace safety
  • Foundation knowledge in electrical and mechanical systems
  • How to safely use and maintain tools and equipment
  • Environmentally sustainable automotive practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead:

  • Technical aptitude
  • Logical thinking and problem solving
  • Communication skills
  • Sense of curiosity

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Complete this course and gain:

  • The foundation you need to continue study
  • A nationally recognised Certificate I qualification

GROW YOUR CAREER

Complete this course and go on to specialise with a Certificate II:

  • Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • Automotive Air Conditioning Technology
  • Automotive Servicing Technology
  • Automotive Electrical Technology

Go even further with Certificate III trade choices:

  • Automotive Electrical Technology
  • Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology
  • Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations - Bus, Truck and Trailer
  • Motorcycle Mechanical Technology
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
  • Automotive Refinishing Technology

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The automotive industry is rapidly changing with ongoing technological advancements particularly in fuel delivery systems, hybrid and electric vehicles. These changes mean that you need to be skilled to meet what the future has in store.

This course provides you with a strong base to further your education and choose a career pathway in this skills shortage sector.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Locations

This course is currently available at 14 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry are:

  • Technically minded
  • Logical thinkers
  • Keen to have a career working with car

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned so far and identify what knowledge or skills need further development. In this course you will undertake:

  • Skills assessment - practical demonstrations with verbal knowledge checks
  • Knowledge assessments - multiple choice and short answer questions

This Certificate I course provides an entry-level induction to the automotive trade. It prepares you to choose a particular field in the industry to pursue.

At Certificate II level you will begin specialising in a specific automotive field. You will gain practical experience in real world and simulated environments, which sets you up for success in the Certificate III. Students often complete their trade qualification and return to a Certificate II to add other specialisations to their skill set.

Certificate III level is a trade qualification that is undertaken as part of an apprenticeship.

Certificate IV level course trains you in high level diagnostic work, designing systems and bespoke installations. You need to complete a Certificate III course to be eligible.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Using tools and equipment safely
  • Working on vehicle mechanical and electrical systems

TAFE NSW is known for delivering the latest industry knowledge along with practical, hands-on learning. Depending on the electives you choose, you will work on real world projects carrying out basic maintenance on either:

  • Vehicles
  • Outdoor power equipment
  • Motorcycles
  • Bicycles

TAFE NSW offers you different study environments to enhance your learning outcomes. In this course, you will learn in:

  • Campus classrooms
  • Simulated workshops

Stable job growth. These workers perform a variety of tasks assisting Motor Mechanics to replace and repair worn and defective parts, re-assemble mechanical components, change oil and filters, and perform other routine mechanical tasks. They install, repair and replace mechanical parts in vehicles and should have knowledge of vehicles processes and composition. Related job roles include Automotive Technician, Brake Mechanic, Brake Technician, Earth Moving Mechanic, Exhaust Fitter and Repairer, Heavy Vehicle Motor Mechanic, Light Engine Mechanic, Light Vehicle Motor Mechanic, Road Transport Mechanic, Vehicle Mechanic and Vehicle Serviceperson.

The automotive industry is rapidly changing with ongoing technological advancements particularly in fuel delivery systems, hybrid and electric vehicles. These changes in standards mean that you need to be skilled to meet what the future has in store.

This course provides you with a strong base to further your education and choose a career pathway in this skills shortage sector.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Full Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening
  • Fully Subsidised Course

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