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AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

National ID: AUR30616 | State ID: BAE6

Start your engines it's time to gear up for your automotive career!

By completing a Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology you will be ready for a career in the automotive servicing industry. You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge required to work effectively in the automotive industry, including diagnosis and repair, braking systems, transmissions, servicing, suspension, and workplace safety and health.

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology is an apprenticeship you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

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Half price*

Half price courses under the Lower Fees, Local skills initiative are half price for everyone, plus there are fee caps. The fees cap means that regardless of how much your course fees are, under Lower fees, local skills you will not pay more than a set total amount.

The concession rate course fee cap of $400 (from the date the new fee applied) applies to:

  • All students aged 15-24 years
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding: 
    • a pensioner concession card;
    • a repatriation health benefits card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs; or
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school.

The non-concession course fee cap is $1,200 (from the date the new fee applied). 

Please note: Only course tuition fees are half price for the Lower fees, local skills qualifications. You may be required to pay other fees for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
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.

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 at Central Regional TAFE.

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.
Important information

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 such as Central Regional TAFE.  This course is offered via an Apprenticeship pathway.  Find out more here.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Job opportunities

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. 

 

Study pathway

Further study opportunities

Central Regional TAFE has many further study opportunities available. Check out our Course Guide for all your future study options. 

How to apply
On Campus (Full-Time or Part-Time)
 Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.  
Flexible and Other Study Types 
We take applications for many of our flexible courses all year round.  Visit the Apply and Enrol page and use our Applicant Portal to lodge your application anytime. 
Apprenticeships and Traineeships 
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Find out more here.
International Students 
International students please visit www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au Opens in a new window 
Short Courses and Skill Sets

Enrol in a short course or skill set by completing the form below, calling our student services team on 1800 672 700 or visiting your local campus.

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Training at CRTAFE will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a combination of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. While the mode of delivery may vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken and the support available to them.

Available all year round, 2020

Geraldton Campus - Apprenticeship - Block Release

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 36 months
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Apprenticeship
Find out more
An Apprenticeship or Traineeship is a full time employment based training program usually lasting 12 months or more. Find out more here.
Geraldton Campus - Apprenticeship Day Release

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 36 months
When Available all year round
Where Geraldton Campus
How Apprenticeship
Find out more
An Apprenticeship or Traineeship is a full time employment based training program usually lasting 12 months or more. Find out more here.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Page last updated September 18, 2020