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Automotive qualifications cover a huge variety of areas within the industry including vehicle body building, automotive mechanical technology, automotive electrical technology, heavy plant and outdoor power equipment.

Learning in new state of the art facilities these courses will provide you with the skills and knowledge to start your career as a light or heavy vehicle mechanic, auto electrician, vehicle body builder, auto air conditioning mechanic, plant or diesel mechanic.


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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
AUR30416 BAG3 Agricultural Mechanical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Geraldton Campus
Merredin Campus
Moora Campus
Northam Campus
o000000, o000001, agriculture, agricultural machinery, mechanical, hydraulic operations, agricultural equipment, training fee relief, fee reduction, fee relief

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.


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AUR20218 BDQ6 Automotive Air Conditioning Technology
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Recognition of Prior Learning
Workplace Assessment
Geraldton Campus
Merredin Campus
o000000,o000003, automotive air conditioning, airconditioning, airconditioning technology,

Take your career in the automotive industry to the next level.

This qualification may assist your career advancement opportunities within the automotive industry. When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology you will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry servicing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, retrofitting and modifying, diagnosing and repairing faults, whilst learning to work safely in the workplace.

Students will learn how to test and repair basic electric circuits; diagnose, repair, retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems; carry out diagnostic procedures, as well as a range of other tasks.

This qualification offers a credit transfer or Recognition of Prior Learning  (RPL) for the vehicle servicing component within the Certificate II in Automotive Technology.

Please note: Central Regional TAFE offers this as a standalone course, but if you are an apprentice completing AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology or AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology,  you have the opportunity to complete a Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology as well.

AUR30316 BAD3 Automotive Electrical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On The Job
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
o000000, o000003, electrical, fee relief, training fee relief, fee reduction

Are you ready to rev your engines and start your automotive career?

A Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology will give you a start in the automotive electrical industry. You will gain vital skills and knowledge including electric and electronic diagnosis and repair, vehicle wiring, overhauling alternators and starter motors, electronic drive systems, electric vehicle charging systems and workplace safety and health.

 

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AUR20516-AB06 AB06 Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Pre-Apprenticeship
Geraldton Campus
AUR20516, AB06, Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship), heavy vehicle mechanic, plant mechanic, mechanic

Are you geared up for a big career working with big gears?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice light vehicle, heavy vehicle and plant and agricultural mechanic.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry, working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks, inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries, troubleshooting basic faults, and workplace safety and health.

 

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AUR20516-AB05 AB05 Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Pre-Apprenticeship
Kalgoorlie Campus
o000000, o000007, Apprentice light vehicle mechanic, Apprentice heavy vehicle mechanic, Apprentice plant mechanic, Apprentice agricultural mechanic, Apprentice spray painter, Apprentice panel beater, Apprentice automotive electrician, light vehicle mechanic, heavy and plant mechanic, panel beating, spray painting and automotive electrician

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.

You will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • Communicating effectively
  • Working in a team environment
  • Planning organising and problem solving skills
  • Servicing a vehicle, and
  • Performing general vehicle maintenance and small repairs.

 

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AUR21916 BAF6 Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology
Certificate II Continuous Enrolment
Flexible delivery
Recognition of Prior Learning
Merredin Campus

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

The completion of this qualification enables an individual to apply for a MTAWA repairers’ certificate in tyre servicing

AUR20716 BAF0 Automotive Vocational Preparation
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Wiluna
automotive, industry, electrical, maintenance, repair, vehicle,

Start your career in the automotive industry

This qualification provides students with an introduction to a career in the automotive industry. Students will learn how to identify and inspect mechanical and electrical components and systems of vehicles and equipment, as well as how to perform minor maintenance and repair to an automotive vehicle body. 

 

 

MEM20105-AA48 AA48 Engineering (Mechanical-Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus

Are you geared up for a big career working with the big gear?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical - Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprentice.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry, working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks, inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries, troubleshooting basic faults, and workplace safety and health.

MEM30205-WT86 WT86 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Apprenticeship, Training Fee Relief, Fee discount

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter ZA) you'll be looking at a trades career as a machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, arc welding, thermal cutting, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

Half price fees apply!

lower fees local skills logo.png This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200 or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more Opens in a new window.

 

MEM30205-WT90 WT90 Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z)
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Kalgoorlie Campus
Fee Relief, funding cut, fee drop, Training funding Relief

Are you looking for a spark to ignite your career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z) you'll be ready for a career in the heavy plant industry.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, controlling systems, and workplace safety and health.

Half price fees apply!

lower fees local skills logo.png This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more Opens in a new window.

 

AUR31116 BAF2 Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
Recognition of Prior Learning
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
o000000, o000001, heavy duty mechanical, automotive, commercial vehicle mechanics, mechanical technology, heavy duty, truck servicing, fee relief, training fee relief, fee reduction

Are you looking for a spark to ignite a heavy career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the heavy vehicle industry.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, welding, thermal cutting, and workplace safety and health.


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G021P G021P Introduction to Trade Maths
Short Course Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
mathematics, subtraction, addition, trade, engineering, entry, percentage, fundamental, algebra, geometry, G021P

Gain an understanding of basic applied mathematics

The objective of this Trade Maths course is to provide a practical understanding of basic mathematical practices.

This course is designed for students wanting to pursue a career in engineering studies as well as anybody wanting to improve their current mathematical skills. 

Topics covered include:

  • adding, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions
  • calculate percentage for use in a variety of situations
  • apply fundamental operations related to measurements, and
  • apply some basic algebraic and geometric functions to every day situations.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

AUR30616 BAE6 Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On The Job
Geraldton Campus
o000000, o000004, light vehicle mechanical, mechanical, mechanic, mechanical technology, car servicing, light vehicle, automotive servicing, automotive, training fee relief, fee relief, fee reduction

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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AUR31216 BAD7 Mobile Plant Technology
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On The Job
Geraldton Campus
Merredin Campus
Northam Campus
o000000, o000001, mining, mobile plant, agriculture, construction, automotive servicing, plant equipment, Mobile Plant Technician, Diesel Fitter, fee relief, training fee relief, fee reduction

Are you interested in working in a variety of different automotive environments?

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for entry into the mining, construction and agricultural environment.


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KAA10 Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Kalgoorlie Campus
4wd, drive, driving, off road, handling, steer, tyre, recover, auto, car, vehicle

Confidentially and safely drive your 4WD vehicle  

In this course you will learn how to drive, control and manage a 4WD vehicle under hazardous or operational conditions. You will learn how to competently drive a 4WD vehicle safely including the systematic, safe and efficient control of all functions. This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge required to safely drive and maintain a 4WD vehicle. 

Topics covered include:

  • compliance documentation
  • plan for minimal environmental impact
  • conduct routine checks
  • 4WD inspection checklist
  • recover a 4WD using a snatch-strap
  • use a jack
  • conduct routine maintenance
     

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

RIIVEH305E          Operate and Maintain a Four Wheel Drive Vehicle

 

Certification 

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

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Page last updated January 20, 2020