Course Start Date
29.6 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
Love the sound of a revving engine and to get your hands dirty? Then the nationally accredited Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology is for you. Learn to repair, maintenance and replace parts and become a trade qualified heavy diesel mechanic.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Identify charging systems, starting systems and electrical systems
- Manage ignition engines and other systems
- Diagnose brake, steering and suspension systems
- Repair clutches, transmissions and drivelines
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Strong technical and mechanical aptitude
- Interpersonal skills
- Sharp problem-solving skills
- A keen eye for detail
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised trade qualification at Certificate III level
- Eligibility to apply for your tradesperson certificate (licence) through Service NSW
- Heavy diesel mechanic
- Heavy diesel technician
GROW YOUR CAREER
This course qualifies you to work as an automotive mechanic tradesperson. Expand your opportunities with these further study options:
- Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
- Certificate IV in New Small Business
This course is superseded.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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part time day and block release course. Stage 1 - you will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, 1 day a week, for the 1st year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 21.6 hours of other study per week.
Stage 2 - will be delivered at Coffs Harbour Education Campus as a 5 day block release, 7 blocks per year for 2 years.
You may also be required to complete approximately 14.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including work performance log book completion.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are engaged in an apprenticeship, and individually contracted with an employer
- are over 16 years of age
- are currently working within industry, and wanting to formalise their existing experience
- have completed TVET automotive and pre-vocational courses
- are school leavers entering the workforce, through a trade based pathway
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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
Australian Apprenticeships 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.
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.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
Additional cost of $360 for two Text Books. ISBN 978-1-284-06706-7 Heavy Duty Diesel Engines and ISBN 978-1-284-04116-3 Heavy duty comercial vehicle systems. With an additional Work book of $100.00.
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
Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW.
The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
|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|
|AURETR022||Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems|
|AURETR024||Diagnose and repair compression 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|
|AURHTB001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems|
|AURHTD002||Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems|
|AURHTD003||Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems|
|AURHTE002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines|
|AURHTQ003||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts|
|AURHTZ001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTA006||Inspect and service hydraulic systems|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AURTTF002||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURTTF005||Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTQ001||Inspect and service final drive assemblies|
|AURETR032||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems|
|AURETU003||Service air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURETU004||Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURHTB002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems|
|AURHTF002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURHTQ002||Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies|
|AURHTX001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions|
|AURHTX004||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems|
|AURTTA005||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives|
|AURTTB001||Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURTTD002||Inspect and service steering systems|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURTTX002||Inspect and service manual transmissions|
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.
Coffs Harbour Education CHEC
363 Hogbin Drive, Coffs Harbour
Phone 131 601
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