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AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

National ID: AUR30616 State ID: BAE6
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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.

Half price fees apply! 

Half-price

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 test and repair basic electrical circuits
  • How to test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
  • How to carry out servicing operations and diagnostic procedures 

This course is right for you if:

  • You have an employer willing to offer an apprenticeship
  • You enjoy working with mechanical equipment
  • 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

 

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

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.

Job opportunities include:

  • Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician

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.

Locations and study options

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Available all year round, 2021

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Duration 3 Years
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Geraldton
How Apprenticeship
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Duration 12 Months
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Northam
How Apprenticeship
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Duration 3 Years
When Available all year round, 2021
Where Kalgoorlie
How Apprenticeship

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