Outdoor Power Equipment

Qualification Certificate III (NRT)
Course number 20074
National Code AUR30711
Training Package AUR05 - (AUR05) Automotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair
Program area Transport and Automotive  
Duration (nominal hours) 864
This course replaced 17391 - Outdoor Power Equipment
Availability: This course is no longer accepting new enrolments. However, a replacement course may be in development, and related courses may be proposed at some locations. Look for related courses and proposed locations on the Find a course page or check with your local campus for details of replacement or related courses.
 

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Course overview

Course Description

This course is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway. In this
course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to perform a range
of service and repair tasks on outdoor power equipment. It is suitable for
entry into the outdoor power equipment retail, service and repair industry.
You may also learn the tasks related to the operation of the business
and/or the supervision of others.
 
Some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory
requirements. Local regulations should be checked for details.
 
Pathways into the qualification
 
The AUR30711 Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment may be accessed by
direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those
who have completed UR20811 Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment in
this Training Package, or other relevant qualifications.

Career Opportunities

Outdoor power equipment mechanics, service technicians.

Articulation

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40105 Certificate
IV in Automotive Management, AUR40208 Certificate IV in Automotive Technology,
or other relevant qualifications.

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Course structure

pdf icon Student Assessment Guide – Course
 

What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
 
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
 
 
This course has been designed to reflect the packaging requirements for
AUR30711 Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment within the Automotive
Industry Retail, Service and Repair Training Package version 3 (AUR05 v.3).
The rules from the AUR05 v.3 Training Package are as follows:
 
To be awarded the Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment, competency
must be achieved in thirty six (36) units.
 
-   four (4) core units of competency
-   thirty two (32) elective units of competency, as specified below:
 
*   a minimum of four (4) specialist elective units from Group A
*   a maximum of twenty eight (28) elective units, drawn in any combination
from:
-   units not already chosen from Group A
-   Group B units listed
-   up to six (6) relevant units available in this Training Package, other
endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are
available at Certificates II, III and IV
*   a maximum of eighteen (18) elective units of competency may be selected
from units aligned to Certificate II qualifications
*   a maximum of two (2) elective units of competency may be selected from
units aligned to Certificate IV qualifications.
 
Note: Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the
total number of units required for completion of the qualification.
 
The following pairs of units must not be chosen together when achieving
this qualification:
 
MEM05003B   Perform soft soldering
AURV223808A Carry out soft soldering techniques
 
MEM05004C   Perform routine oxy acetylene welding
AURV223608A Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal
heating procedures
 
MEM05007C   Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
AURV223608A Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal
heating procedures
 
MEM05017D   Weld using gas metal arc welding process
AURV281308A Carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures
 
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
 
Group 1 - Core Units
--------------------
ALL 4 units must be completed
 
Group 2 - Group A Specialist Electives Listed in AUR30711
---------------------------------------------------------
At least 4 units must be completed
 
Group 3 - Group B Elective Units listed in AUR30711
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Up to 28 units may be selected from the following subgroups:
 
Subgroup 1 - Brakes
Subgroup 2 - Common
Subgroup 3 - Electrical and Electronics
Subgroup 4 - Engines, Systems and Transmissions
Subgroup 5 - General mechanical
Subgroup 6 - Steering and suspension
Subgroup 7 - Tyres and wheels
 
Group 4 - Group B Welding Units listed in AUR30711
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Up to 10 units may be selected for the following subgroups:
 
Subgroup 1 - remaining units may be selected from this subgroup
Subgroup 2 - no more than 1 unit may be selected
Subgroup 3 - no more than 1 unit may be selected
 
Group 5 - Group B Other Welding Units listed in AUR30711
--------------------------------------------------------
There are 2 optional subgroups in the group. Choose 1 optional subgroup
and up to 2 units may be selected.
 
Subgroup 1 - no more than 1 unit may be selected
Subgroup 2 - no more than 2 units may be selected
 
Group 6 - Other elective units from Training Packages and Accredited
courses aligned to CII, CIII and CIV qualifications
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Up to 6 units may be selected
 
 
Group 7 - BOS Modules/Units
---------------------------
Additional mandatory units required by the Board of Studies Industry
Curriculum Framework.  All TVET students (including school based
apprentices and trainees) MUST complete this group ALONG with the other
mandatory units of competency specified by the Board of Studies Stage 6
Syllabus Automotive Curriculum Framework Part A (2007) Table 3 p.19. The
units of competency count towards the achievement of an AQF qualification.
 
For further detail on the mandatory units that MUST be studied refer
SECTION 6.1 - Delivery.
 
 
NOTES FOR STUDENTS
------------------
 
1. LEARNER SUPPORT
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
 
2. SELECTION OF ELECTIVES
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
NOTE:
- A maximum of eighteen (18) elective units of competency may be selected
from units aligned to Certificate II qualifications.
- A maximum of two (2) elective units of competency may be selected from
units aligned to Certificate IV qualifications.
 
3. RECOGNITION
If you have completed other relevant training you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be  

4. PREREQUISITE UNITS
Some units in this course may have prerequisites that must be completed in
a lower level qualification or selected as part of this course. Refer to
the Training Package or consult your teacher for information about
prerequisites to elective units.
 

Course Elective Completion:

At least 32 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from groups 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

 
Group 1 CORE UNITS
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURC270103A Apply safe working practices 12
AURC272003A Apply environmental regulations and best practice in a workplace or business 4
AURT366108A Carry out diagnostic procedures 12
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
 
Group 2 GROUP A: SPECIALIST ELECTIVE UNITS
At least 4 module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURE222976B Test and service outdoor electric powered equipment 20
AURP201570B Service engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment) 24
AURP245171B Service and repair rotary cutting systems 16
AURP245271B Service and repair drum cutting systems 20
AURP245371B Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems 20
AURP245465B Service line trimming systems and components 20
AURP245571B Service and repair post-boring systems 16
AURP245671B Service and repair post-hole digging systems 16
AURP245771B Service and repair reciprocating cutting systems 16
AURP247670B Service pumping systems 4
AURP301566B Repair engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment) 60
AURP322776B Test and service 240V portable generators 16
AURP347666B Repair pumping systems 16
AURP401245B Overhaul engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment) 80
 
Group 3 GROUP B: OTHER ELECTIVE UNITS LISTED IN AUR30711
No more than 28 module/units may be completed
Subgroup 1 BRAKES
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURE311666A Repair electric braking systems 16
AURT210170A Inspect and service braking systems 20
AURT210736A Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors 16
AURT310104A Assemble and fit braking systems/components 24
AURT310166A Repair hydraulic braking systems 24
AURT310171A Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems 16
AURT410145AA Overhaul braking system components (light) 16
 
Subgroup 2 COMMON
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURC270688A Work effectively with others 20
AURC270789A Communicate effectively in the workplace 16
AURC270889A Communicate business information 20
AURC359554A Provide technical guidance 24
AURC361101A Adapt work processes to new technologies 20
AURC361230A Inspect technical quality of work 20
AURC361337A Maintain quality systems 20
AURC365722A Estimate complex jobs 20
BSBCMN311B Maintain workplace safety 30
BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment 40
HLTFA301C Apply first aid 15
TLID107C Shift materials safely using manual handling methods 8
TLID1307C Move materials mechanically using automated equipment 22
TLID407C Load and unload goods/cargo 8
 
Subgroup 3 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURE218664A Remove and replace electrical/electronic units/assemblies 30
AURE218670A Service, maintain or replace batteries 4
AURE218676A Test, service and charge batteries 12
AURE218708A Carry out repairs to single electrical circuits 24
AURE219331A Install, test and repair low voltage wiring/lighting systems 40
AURE219431A Install, test and repair electrical security system/components 40
AURE219531A Install ancillary electrical components 40
AURE220140A Manufacture and repair wiring harness/looms 24
AURE224008A Carry out soldering of electrical wiring/circuits 20
AURE318866A Repair electrical systems 60
AURE318966A Repair instruments and warning systems 44
AURE319145A Overhaul charging system alternators 16
AURE319166B Repair charging systems 32
AURE319245A Overhaul starting motors 16
AURE319266B Repair starting systems 40
AURE320666B Repair ignition systems 40
AURE321066A Repair electronic systems 80
AURE321171A Service and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems 48
 
Subgroup 4 ENGINES, SYSTEMS AND TRANSMISSIONS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURT200368A Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives 20
AURT201164A Remove and install engine assemblies 16
AURT201170A Inspect and service engines 36
AURT202166B Repair cooling systems 24
AURT202170B Inspect and service cooling systems 16
AURT202608A Carry out radiator repairs 24
AURT203170B Service petrol fuel systems 20
AURT203670B Service diesel fuel injection systems 24
AURT204670A Inspect and service emission control systems 12
AURT205166A Repair exhaust system components 8
AURT206670A Inspect and service transmissions (manual) 20
AURT207170A Inspect and service transmissions (automatic) 20
AURT208170A Service transmissions (hydrostatic) 20
AURT212670A Service final drive assemblies 16
AURT213165A Remove and refit driveline components 16
AURT213170A Service final drive (driveline) 16
AURT301357A Rebuild engine components 40
AURT301359A Reclaim engine components 40
AURT301383A Dismantle, assemble and repair engine block and sub-assemblies 60
AURT301483A Recondition cylinder heads 40
AURT303166B Repair petrol fuel systems 28
AURT303666A Repair diesel fuel systems 64
AURT304666A Repair and replace emission control systems 20
AURT305671A Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems 12
AURT306170A Inspect, service and/or repair clutch assemblies and associated operating system components 24
AURT308166A Repair transmissions (hydrostatic) 24
AURT334606A Balance engine components 12
AURT334608A Carry out blueprinting of engine components 32
AURT334708A Carry out reboring and honing of cylinders 20
AURT334808A Carry out grinding and facing operations 20
AURT334972A Set, operate and monitor specialist machines 20
AURT335108A Carry out machining operations 40
AURT401145A Overhaul engines and associated engine components 60
AURT403145B Overhaul petrol fuel system components 24
AURT403645A Overhaul diesel fuel injection systems 40
AURT406145A Overhaul clutch assemblies 16
AURT406645A Overhaul transmissions (manual) 24
AURT407145A Overhaul transmissions (automatic) 56
AURT408145A Overhaul transmissions (hydrostatic) 56
AURT412645A Overhaul final drive assemblies 24
AURTL301166A Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle) 60
AURTL306666A Repair transmissions - manual (light vehicle) 28
AURTL307166A Repair transmissions - automatic (light vehicle) 24
AURTL312666A Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle) 24
AURTL313166A Repair final drive - driveline (light vehicle) 20
MEM07005C Perform general machining 72
 
Subgroup 5 GENERAL MECHANICAL
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURC252103A Apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes 8
AURT200108A Carry out servicing operations 12
AURT209170A Service hydraulic systems 20
AURT225156A Read and interpret engineering drawings 36
AURT225667A Use and maintain measuring equipment 20
AURT226008A Carry out pre-repair operations (mechanical) 12
AURT270278A Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment 30
AURT309166A Repair hydraulic systems 24
AURT365130A Inspect vehicle systems and determine preferred repair action 8
AURT366308A Carry out advanced diagnostic procedures 8
AURT466208A Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults 16
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing 36
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements 45
MEM18001C Use hand tools 18
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations 18
 
Subgroup 6 STEERING AND SUSPENSION
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURT215130A Inspect steering systems 20
AURT215170A Inspect and service steering systems 20
AURT216130A Inspect suspension systems 20
AURT216170A Inspect and service suspension systems 20
AURT316271A Inspect, service and repair tracked type drive and support systems 24
AURT415145A Overhaul steering system components 24
AURTL315166A Repair steering systems (light vehicle) 24
AURTL316166A Repair suspension systems (light vehicle) 24
AURTM315166A Repair steering systems (motorcycle) 24
 
Subgroup 7 TYRES AND WHEELS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURT217606A Balance wheels and tyres 8
AURT217665A Remove, fit and inspect wheel assemblies 16
AURT217766A Remove, inspect, repair and fit tyres and tubes (light) 16
AURT217865A Remove and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components 16
 
Group 4 GROUP B: WELDING UNITS LISTED IN AUR30711
Subgroups 2, 3 must be completed
No more than 10 module/units may be completed
Subgroup 1 GENERAL ELECTIVES
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURV281108A Carry out manual metal arc welding procedures 36
AURV281208A Carry out brazing procedures 24
AURV281408A Carry out gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding procedures 36
AURV281508A Carry out spot welding procedures 36
AURV323908A Carry out thermoplastic welding procedures 24
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding 18
MEM05051A Select welding processes 18
MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices 36
 
Subgroup 2 SOLDERING
No more than 1 module/unit may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURV223808A Carry out soft soldering techniques 4
MEM05003B Perform soft soldering 18
 
Subgroup 3 GAS ARC WELDING
No more than 1 module/unit may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURV281308A Carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures 36
MEM05017D Weld using gas metal arc welding process 36
 
Group 5 GROUP B: OTHER WELDING UNITS LISTED IN AUR30711
1 subgroup must be completed
No more than 2 module/units may be completed
Subgroup 1 OXY ACETYLENE WELDING
No more than 1 module/unit may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
AURV223608A Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating procedures 40
 
Subgroup 2 PERFORM OXY ACETYLENE WELDING
No more than 2 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
MEM05004C Perform routine oxy acetylene welding 18
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting 18
 
Group 6 UNITS FROM OTHER TP/ACCR COURSES AT CII, III OR CIV
No more than 6 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBADM307B Organise schedules 15
BSBADM407B Administer projects 40
 
Group 7 ENRICHMENT
You may choose modules/units from this group but they do not count towards
course completion
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
17661A Automotive work placement 70
17661B Automotive industry induction 15
17661C Automotive systems and components 25
AURT100064A Remove and tag engine system components 18
AURT100308A Carry out workshop practice activities 23
 

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve qualification AUR30711 Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment
(TAFE NSW course 20074), learners are required to complete 36 units of
competency, comprising:
 
-  4 core units from group 1
-  at least 4 elective units from group 2
-  up to 28 units from group 3
-  up to 10 units from group 4
-  choose 1 optional subgroup and up to 2 units from group 5
-  up to 6 units from group 6
 
NOTE:
 
A maximum of eighteen (18) elective units of competency may be selected from
units aligned to Certificate II qualifications.
 
A maximum of two (2) elective units of competency may be selected from units
aligned to Certificate IV qualifications.

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