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AUR20516 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: AUR20516 State ID: AB05
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Steer yourself towards a future in the Automotive industry.

This hands on entry level course will equip you to service your own car or gain the skills to become an apprentice in all the automotive trade areas, such as light vehicle mechanic, heavy and plant mechanic, panel beating, spray painting and automotive electrician.

Learn skills to carry out servicing operations, inspecting and servicing engines, steering and suspension systems, carry out repairs to single electrical circuits as well as maintaining workplace tools and equipment. You will also learn how to apply safe work practices and apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes.


This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
  • How to inspect and service braking, cooling, steering, and suspension systems
  • How to inspect and service engines
  • How to use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

This course is right for you if:

  • You're looking for a foot-in-the-door for an automotive apprenticeship
  • You enjoy working with mechanical equipment
  • You're interested in a career working with light automotives
  • You like practical, hands on work 
  • You're analytical and have strong critical thinking skills
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

VET for Schools

If you're keen on working with cars and trucks, this program is for you. After successful completion of this course you may look towards an Apprenticeship in a range of areas including, Motor Mechanic (Light), Heavy Duty Road Transport, Mobile Plant, Auto Electrician or Panel Beater. As part of this course you will also have the opportunity to test your skills in the workplace through a Supervised Work Placement. Check out our VETDSS page for more information.

Job opportunities include:

  • Apprentice light vehicle mechanic
  • Apprentice heavy vehicle mechanic
  • Apprentice plant mechanic
  • Apprentice agricultural mechanic
  • Apprentice spray painter
  • Apprentice panel beater
  • Apprentice automotive electrician

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA. 

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.


We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here. 

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We are currently taking expressions of interest for this course. Contact our student services team on 1800 672 700 for more information or complete the course enquiry form below. 

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