Part Time Day
Course Start Date
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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 NEW SKILLS
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 YOUR TALENT
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
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
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
GROW YOUR CAREER
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.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
Training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.
Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training.
Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.
This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but haven?t received a qualification.
To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and:
- be over 21 years of age
- able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
- able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
To study this course as NSW Apprentice or to check if you meet the non-apprentice requirements to NSW funding to study this course please enquire now or call 131 601.
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|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURETR032||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems|
|AURETR029||Diagnose and repair charging systems|
|AURETR024||Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR030||Diagnose and repair starting systems|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURETR007||Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems|
|AURETR035||Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation|
|AURETR043||Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems|
|AURETR031||Diagnose and repair ignition systems|
|AURETR028||Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems|
|AURETR023||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR027||Install ancillary electronic systems and components|
|AURETR009||Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems|
|AURETR010||Repair wiring harnesses and looms|
|AURETR006||Solder electrical wiring and circuits|
|AURETK002||Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURETU004||Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURETU005||Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURETU003||Service air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR015||Inspect, test and service batteries|
|AURETR013||Inspect, test and service charging systems|
|AURETR014||Inspect, test and service starting systems|
|AURETR017||Overhaul charging system alternators|
|AURETR018||Overhaul starting system motors|
|AURETR016||Read and apply vehicle wiring schematics and drawings|
|AURETR008||Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies|
|AURVTA002||Remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint systems|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
McLeod Road, Kurri Kurri
Phone 131 601
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