AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (Apprentice/SBAT)

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform and maintain the mechanical systems and components of light vehicles.  It is suitable for entry into the automotive service and repair industry.

On successful completion of this course students will qualify for Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology.

Successful completion of this qualification may lead to post-trade qualifications in sales, supervisory roles, training or business ownership associated with the automotive industry.  Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.

  • Outstanding facilities; a purpose-built Automotive Centre
  • Industry trained staff.
  • Strong links with local industry, education and training sectors.
  • Easy access via public transport – Ringwood and Ringwood East Railway Stations, buses

Apprenticeship is nominal 4 years with 3 years of trade training component.

We offer day or block release, in consultation with the employer.

Student will need to have the following for an Apprenticeship or SBAT:

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

The following unit of competencies are our standard AUR30616 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
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace 20
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace 25
AURTTK002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment in an automotive workplace 20
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations 20
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems 20
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines  20
AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies  30
AURLTJ002 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes  40
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles 15
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits 40
AURTTF001 Inspect & Service petrol fuel systems 25
AURTTF002 Inspect & Service diesel fuel injection systems 20
AURTTB013 Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors 40
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems 20
AURLTD005 Diagnose & Repair suspension systems (light vehicle) 30
AURLTD004 Diagnose & Repair steering systems (light vehicle) 30
AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations  40
AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems 40
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems 30
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems 30
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems 30
AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems 20
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures 20
AURLTQ012 Diagnose & Repair drive shafts (light vehicle) 20
AURLTQ001 Diagnose & Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle) 20
AURLTX001 Diagnose & Repair transmissions manual (light vehicle) 40
AURLTX013 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems 30
AURLTX002  Diagnose and Repair transmissions – automatic (light vehicle) 50
AURLTE002 Diagnose & Repair engines (light vehicle) 60
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace 15
AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced induction systems 15
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems 60
AURETR024 Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems  50
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components 40
AURETR022 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems (ABS, Stability, Traction) 70
AURETR020 Diagnose are repair network electronic control systems 40

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.