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Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

National Course Code: AUR30316


Get a supercharged career working with a wide variety of vehicles and machinery with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology. Get trade qualified to work as an auto electrician and stay one step ahead of new technology in this rapidly expanding industry.


Learn to diagnose and repair:

  • Charging systems, starting systems and ignition systems

  • Compression ignition engine management systems

  • Spark ignition engine management systems

    Plus, through on-the-job experience, you will learn:

  • To test, charge and replace batteries

  • The secret to jump starting vehicles

  • How to install ancillary electronic systems and components


Develop the qualities and skills needed to get ahead in this field:

  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Problem solving skills
  • The ability to connect with people from all walks of life
  • An eye for detail


Completing the course will equip you with:

  • An ARC Refrigerant handling licence (ARC-Australian Refrigeration Council)
  • A full trade qualification as an automotive electrician
  • Experience with industry professionals
  • A competitive edge in the market


This course qualifies you to work as an automotive electrical tradesperson (auto electrician).

After your apprenticeship, you could choose a higher-level qualification pathways:

  • Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
  • Certificate IV in Automotive Management
  • Diploma in Automotive Technology
  • Diploma in Automotive Management


The need for highly skilled auto electricians to service, maintain and repair new and emerging technologies is at an all-time high.

Identified as a skills shortage sector, qualified automotive electrical technicians will continue to have strong employment opportunities well into the future.


This course is currently available at 13 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • Blended, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening

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  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,900.00
  • Start Date: Anytime
  • Duration: 3 Years

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