|Locations||Warrnambool, Workplace training|
|Study Mode||Full-time, Apprenticeship|
|Commencement||Apply any time|
|Timetable||8 week-long blocks per year plus workplace training over 3 years Week-long blocks: Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 4:30pm|
During this apprenticeship, you will learn hands-on skills and knowledge to work as a mechanic of light vehicles.
Through a combination of on-the-job training and block releases, you will gain experience to inspect, service and repair light vehicles and a high industry standard.
You will learn how to apply safe work practices, test and service batteries and carry out repairs to single electrical circuits. This course will help you develop your skills in servicing and repairing engine management systems, steering, suspension, transmission and braking systems, and teach you about inspecting and servicing engine cooling systems.
This course also covers inspecting, diagnosing, servicing and repair of manual and automatic transmissions, how to repair steering and suspension systems, the detailed servicing of hydraulic brake systems, engines and fuel systems as well as engine and driveline management systems.
Upon successful completion, you will be a qualified Light Vehicle Mechanic with a nationally recognised qualification.
Upon completion, you may advance and update your qualification with a Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology to service and repair automotive air conditioning.
You may also choose to specialise in the mechanic field with Certificate IV level qualifications in Mechanical Diagnosis and Mechanical Overhauling.
To enrol in this course you must be employed as an apprentice motor mechanic.
You need to be employed in this field as an apprentice or trainee before commencing this course.
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 36 units; 20 core and 16 electives units.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||25||$0.00|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace||20||$5.00|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||40||$0.00|
|AURETR023||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems||60||$0.00|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles||15||$0.00|
|AURETR029||Diagnose and repair charging systems||30||$0.00|
|AURETR030||Diagnose and repair starting systems||30||$0.00|
|AURETR031||Diagnose and repair ignition systems||30||$0.00|
|AURETR032||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems||80||$0.00|
|AURETR043||Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems||40||$0.00|
|AURLTB003||Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems||40||$0.00|
|AURLTD004||Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems||30||$0.00|
|AURLTD005||Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems||30||$0.00|
|AURLTE001||Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies||30||$0.00|
|AURLTE002||Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines||60||$0.00|
|AURLTX002||Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions||50||$0.00|
|AURLTZ001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems||20||$0.00|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations||20||$0.00|
|AURTTA005||Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives||10||$0.00|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures||20||$0.00|
|AURTTB001||Inspect and service braking systems||20||$0.00|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems||20||$0.00|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines||20||$0.00|
|AURTTF001||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems||25||$0.00|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace||20||$5.00|
|AURTTL007||Inspect and service LPG fuel systems||15||$0.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|AURETU003||Service air conditioning and HVAC systems||25||$0.00|
|AURLTD006||Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations||40||$0.00|
|AURLTJ002||Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes||40||$0.00|
|AURLTQ001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies||20||$0.00|
|AURLTQ012||Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts||20||$0.00|
|AURLTX001||Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions||40||$0.00|
|AURLTX013||Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems||30||$0.00|
|AURTTF002||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems||20||$0.00|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace||15||$0.00|
|AURVTW008||Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting||30||$10.00|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
Complete a Pre-Training Review
You will receive an email to complete a Pre-Training Review online evaluation. This evaluation helps us tailor your training to suits your needs.
Create or provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI)
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. Your fees each year are made up of 2 different elements:
There are 3 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you depending on your eligibility and circumstances. The 3 categories include:
The fees listed below are indicative only and may be subject to change without notice and given individual circumstances. Your actual fees will be calculated based on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$3,945.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$20,640.00|
|Fee type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Maximum Consumable/Materials Fee||$95.00|
You may be required to pay the cost of some goods or materials necessary for your course, eg: tools of the trade, uniform and books. The maximum consumables/materials fees are made up of course consumables, core unit consumables and the maximum elective units you will pay.
Final costs will be determined at enrolment and you will be informed of the fees associated with course consumables and resources via your Statement of Fees.
Your course may require you to purchase additional materials or books. You can choose where to purchase these items from. You can download the booklist for this course here: HERE
Government-subsidised rate - Skills First
You could be eligible for a government-subsidised rate depending on your age, educational history, and citizenship or residency status. If you are eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of your training.
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Skills First Exemptions
As a Victorian Government TAFE, South West TAFE is able to provide exemptions for prospective students. Contact our Customer Service Team to find out if you are eligible for an exemption.
If you are eligible for a Skills First government-subsidised place and hold a current healthcare or pension card, that you can provide at enrolment. You may be eligible for the concession rate.
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Full fee rate
If you are not eligible for a Skills First government-subsidised place, exemption, concession or are enrolling in a course that isn't government-subsidised, you may be required to pay the full fee rate.
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
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