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AUR30416 Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology

National ID: AUR30416 State ID: BAG3
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Specialise in agricultural vehicles and equipment with this hands-on technical course.

This apprenticeship program will enable you to gain the skills and knowledge needed to work on agricultural machinery and equipment and covers mechanical, electrical and hydraulic operations and braking systems.

Half price fees apply!


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 about half price the fee cap eligibility here.

^ Please note: You'll pay half price for the course fees, other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to diagnose and repair heavy vehicles and mobile plant systems 
  • How to respond to customer needs and enquiries
  • How to follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
  • How to carry out servicing operations
  • How to select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

This course is right for you if...

  • You work with agricultural vehicles and machinery
  • You have a good work ethic
  • You enjoy working with machines and tools 
  • You like to use engineering, science and technology
  • You have good customer service 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

This course is available as an apprenticeship. An apprenticeship is a full time employment based training program usually lasting 3-4 years. It combines on the job learning and scheduled training with a registered training provider.  

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training with us.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification for those who have completed AUR20516 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualification.

Job opportunities include:

  • Agricultural machinery distribution
  • Agricultural field work
  • Agricultural farm work
  • Agricultural Mechanical Technician

For more information about job and career pathways, please 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

Locations and study options

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Available all year round, 2021

Duration 3 Years
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Geraldton
How Apprenticeship
Duration 3 Years
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Moora
How Apprenticeship
Duration 3 Years
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Merredin
How Apprenticeship
Duration 3 Years
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Northam
How Apprenticeship

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