Course Start Date
8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
With 19.5 million registered motor vehicles in Australia and developments in hybrid and electric vehicles, it's an exciting time to be a qualified motor mechanic. Get trade qualified with the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and apply for your Motor Vehicle Tradesperson certificate.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Service body control and vehicle communication systems
- Diagnose issues with engine, steering, suspension, driveline or brakes systems
- Repair vehicle components and systems
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Logical thinking to map out solutions
- Problem solve to diagnose and repair
- Organisation to plan tasks efficiently
- Communication to work as part of a team
- Mechanical aptitude to use hand tools and equipment
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised Certificate III qualification
- The opportunity to apply for your Motor Vehicle Tradesperson certificate
- A pathway to owning your own business
- Motor Mechanic
- Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician
GROW YOUR CAREER
Add to your automotive expertise and move into specialist automotive trade areas including:
- Automotive Electrical
- Automotive Repair
- Heavy Plant or Vehicle
- Examiner - Light Vehicles
- Roads and Maritime Services Authorised Inspection Training Scheme
This course is superseded.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.
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part-time day, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 3 years.
You may also be required to complete additional study each week outside of class hours, including work-based reinforcement of skills & knowledge, and assessment preparation .
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are apprentices working in the automotive industry with a training plan summary.
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled for 1 day a week. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
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 havent 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.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|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|
|AURETR023||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURETR029||Diagnose and repair charging systems|
|AURETR030||Diagnose and repair starting systems|
|AURETR031||Diagnose and repair ignition systems|
|AURLTB003||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems|
|AURLTD004||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems|
|AURLTD005||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems|
|AURLTE002||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines|
|AURLTZ001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURTTB001||Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTF001||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURAFA003||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR022||Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems|
|AURETR024||Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR032||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems|
|AURLTQ001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies|
|AURLTQ012||Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts|
|AURLTX001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions|
|AURLTX013||Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems|
|AURTTA005||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives|
|AURTTC001||Inspect and service cooling systems|
|AURTTD002||Inspect and service steering systems|
|AURTTD004||Inspect and service suspension systems|
|AURTTF002||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTX002||Inspect and service manual transmissions|
|AURTTX003||Inspect and service automatic transmissions|
Motor mechanic for light vehicles
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.
The Horsley Drive, Wetherill Park
Phone 131 601
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