AUR20520 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (SBAT)

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of servicing operations for light vehicles within an automotive service or repair business.

On successful completion of this course students will have:

  • Nationally recognised VET qualification and credits toward Certificate III Automotive Apprenticeship
  • VCAL – Industry Specific Skills Strand and Work Related Skills Strand;
  • VCE- eligible for up to 4 VCE units – at Units 1&2 and Units 3&4 levels.

Pathway from AUR20520 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (SBAT) to AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship), and other associated training and work in the automotive industry.

Ringwood Training delivers the VCE, VET & SBAT and Apprenticeship training.

  • Combine school, work and trade training – complete VCE/VCAL, start work, commence trade training.
  • Outstanding facilities; a purpose built Automotive Centre
  • Industry trained teachers/trainers.
  • Strong links with local industry, education and training sectors.
  • Opportunity to complete VCE/VCAL at home school and Certificate II in Auto at RSC/Ringwood Training
  • Easy access via public transport – Ringwood and Ringwood East Railway Stations, buses

Course delivery over two years at RSC/Ringwood Training on Friday’s at 8.00am – 3.00pm. Other times by arrangement

Student will need to have all three elements of a SBAT (School-based Apprenticeship) and Traineeship:

  • Employment under a Training Contract as an SBAT
  • School enrolment in VCE or VCAL
  • Training Plan – Trade training at Ringwood Training as the Registered Training Organisation.

The following unit of competencies are our standard AUR20516 training plan. Delivery order and electives may be changed upon employer/student consultation upon development of the training plan.

Unit Code Unit Name Nominal Hours


Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace



Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace



Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace



Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes



Inspect, test and service batteries



Carry out servicing operations



Inspect and service engines



Inspect and service cooling systems



Inspect and service steering systems



Inspect and service petrol fuel systems



Inspect and service suspension systems



Inspect and service braking systems



Inspect and service final drive assemblies



Inspect and service drive shafts



Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace



Test and repair basic electrical circuits



Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes



Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems



Inspect and service manual transmissions



Inspect and service automatic transmissions




Ringwood Training offer this course as an apprenticeship or School Based program.

You will need to have an employer and a training contract.

Ringwood Training will be in touch once your contract has been processed.