Course Start Date
8 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This course is superseded.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 face to face, block release delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 6 x five day blocks per year. Blocks are from Monday to Friday and require 40 hours attendance per week..
You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours per week of additional study outside of class hours, including workplace unstructured learning as an apprentice in your workplace.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course is designed for candidates who have been employed as a Heavy Commercial Vehicle apprentice.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- All students will be evaluated through the Ruready program during your first attendance, students requiring assistance will be offered educational support.
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.
Proposed attendance: Classes delivered in Block release. 6 five day blocks per year. Blocks are from Monday to Friday and require 40 hours attendance per week.
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:
- Workbook cost $150
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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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|
|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|
|AURHTB002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems|
|AURHTF002||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems|
|AURHTJ003||Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies|
|AURHTQ002||Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies|
|AURHTX001||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions|
|AURHTX003||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions|
|AURHTX004||Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems|
|AURTTB001||Inspect and service braking systems|
|AURTTB006||Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|
|AURVTW018||Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting|
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.
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