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AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Kickstart your mechanical career with Automotive courses that will get you working in the automotive industry sooner.


Throughout your studies, you will learn most aspects of motor mechanics including how to diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines, electronic spark ignition engine management systems, and braking systems.

Enter the automotive service and repair industry with this qualification. This course teaches you a broad range of skills that can be performed on light vehicles such as how to inspect and service engines; how to test, charge and replace batteries; and how to jump-start vehicles and carry out general servicing operations using specific tools and equipment.

CRICOS code: 112272M


Course Duration

The total Course Duration of 78 weeks includes the:

  • Face-to-face sessions in the classroom

  • Work Placement

  • Study Break


Entry Requirements

  • Completion of Year 10 or equivalent

  • Overseas students must have a minimum overall band of IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.


Career Opportunities

  • Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician

  • Motor Mechanic

  • Service Technician


The units of competency are assessed using any of the following methods:

  • Theory Tasks

  • Workplace Tasks / Projects

  • Observation


After the Successful Completion of

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, students can pursue the Certificate IV in AUtomotive Mechanical Diagnosis


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