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Course Info

Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology

National Course Code: AUR30716

Overview

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology gives you the practical skills and technical knowledge needed to work as a qualified outdoor power equipment technician or small engine mechanic. Develop your problem solving ability and learn by doing with TAFE NSW.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Use and maintain outdoor power equipment
  • Service, diagnose and repair small and medium outdoor power equipment engines
  • Service, diagnose and repair chainsaw, drum, and rotary cutting systems
  • Inspect and service line trimming systems
  • Service, diagnose and repair electrical, diesel and petrol fuel systems
  • Follow safe working practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Attention to detail
  • A passion for repairing and restoring outdoor power tools
  • Fine motor skills
  • Good communication skills to work with team members and clients
  • The ability to multi-task between projects
  • Problem solving abilities

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level

Career opportunities:

  • Outdoor power equipment technician
  • Chainsaw mechanic
  • Lawnmower mechanic
  • Small engine mechanic
  • Outdoor power equipment salesman

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your outdoor power equipment qualification to the next level with a TAFE NSW Business study pathway and turn your new skills into a thriving business:

  • Certificate III in Business

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Qualified and skilled outdoor power equipment technicians have job opportunities in large cities and regional towns, as the modern world continues to rely on automation and power technology.

Continuing technological advancements in this area are reflected in the course content so you are industry-ready when you graduate.

This course is superseded.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 2 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent fine motor skills
  • Good communication skills to work with team members and clients
  • The ability to multi-task between projects
  • Problem solving abilities

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

In this course you will undertake:

  • Knowledge assessments
  • Practical assessments

The Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology is an entry level qualification that covers your foundational skills and sets you up for success in the Certificate III. It is usually undertaken as a school-based traineeship.

This course, the Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology, develops your skills and knowledge of power equipment mechanics. You will have real world experience and apply what youre learning in simulated and real world environments.

You will gain hands-on experience:

  • In workshop environments
  • Diagnosing mechanical issues
  • Repairing damaged outdoor power equipment
  • Using alternating repair procedures
  • Using hand and power tools
  • Liaising with clients for repair or sale needs

TAFE NSW is known for delivering up-to-date theory along with relevant, in-demand skills to ensure you are job ready.

You will work on real work projects, such as:

  • Assessing outdoor power equipment faults
  • Repairing damaged outdoor power equipment
  • Undertaking safe work practices

In the Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology, you will have the opportunity to study in modern TAFE NSW training centres and workshops.

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on-campus study environments to enhance your learning and employability. You will have access to industry specific computer rooms, studios, study and presentation areas, as well as the general student facilities available at most TAFE NSW campuses.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • 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
  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

Qualified and skilled outdoor power equipment technicians have job opportunities in large cities and regional towns, as the modern world continues to rely on automation and power technology.

Continuing technological advancements in this area are reflected in the course content so you are industry-ready when you graduate.

This course prepares you for work as a specialist technician in the outdoor power equipment repair industry.

Continuing technological advancements in this area are reflected in the course content so you are industry-ready when you graduate.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Part Time Day

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Mount Druitt (Apprenticeship): Part Time Day

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,900.00
  • Start Date: 04 Feb 2021
  • Duration: Enquire

Wagga Wagga - Traineeship: Blended

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

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