Automotive

AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.

AUR31116 – Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology prepares new employees for work in the industry and is also suitable to recognise and develop existing workers in the field of heavy commercial vehicle service and repair.

This course is for people who are currently employed in the automotive heavy commercial vehicle industry. To enrol in this course, you must be employed in the industry either under a contract of training (apprentice or school based apprentice) or as a non-apprentice and have access to a relevant workplace.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technician

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

Location, dates and times

SOUTH
Campbell Street Campus

  • Rolling intakes: You can start this course at any time.
  • Duration: Day Release 1 day per week for 32 weeks, Monday to Thursday – 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Information Session:  Apprentices will undertake a workplace signup and start of course induction session. Non apprentices will complete a start of course induction session
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

NORTH
Alanvale Campus

  • Rolling intakes: You can start this course at any time.
  • Duration: Block Release either 3 X 2 Week Blocks or 6 X 1 week blocks, Day Release 1 day per week for 30 weeks, Monday to Friday – 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Information Session:  Apprentices will undertake a workplace signup and start of course induction session. Non apprentices will complete a start of course induction session
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Attendance Options

Part time (Block or Day Release from Workplace)

Learning Options

This course may be delivered via the following study mode:

  • Workplace/Workshops (on the job training and campus based classes)

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.
Examples of assessments for this course may include:

  • Verbal questioning
  • Profiling of workplace tasks
  • Quizzes/multiple choice
  • Observations on the job and/or in a simulated assessment environment

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

Students will need to provide their own Personal Protective Equipment, which includes.

  • Safety glasses – required to meet Australian Standards AS1337 and have clear lenses
  • Safety Footwear (steel cap toe)
  • Combination overalls
  • Optional – Hearing protection (ear muffs/ear plugs)
  • Optional – Hand protection (gloves)

Are there ‘other’ costs?

Other Fees apply to this course for login access to the following

  • MyProfiling $50
  • CDX Global $85
  • Automate $36

Essential Requirements

There are no essential entry requirements for this course.

Work Placements, Licensing and Other Requirements

Those students who wish to gain an Air Conditioning License will be guided to select the appropriate electives.  Students will first need to apply for a Trainee License prior to undertaking the training and assessment.

Successful completion of this course can lead to eligibility to apply for Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) Air-conditioning Handling License. Please note that TasTAFE do not issue the license and that it is the responsibility of the individual to meet any additional requirements. Further details can be found here Australian Refrigeration Council Website.

Those students who need a Forklift License need to have a driver’s license and be 18 years of age.

Successful completion of this course can lead to eligibility to apply for a Workplace Standards Forklift License. Please note that TasTAFE do not issue the license and that it is your responsibility to meet any additional requirements. Further details can be found here Work Safe Tasmania website.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

The following skills and attributes will be useful to students studying this course:

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Basic comprehension and mechanical aptitude skills
  • The ability to use a computer and phone Apps

Suitability

You need to be employed or have a work history within the automotive industry to complete this course.
Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.

Outcome

AUR31116 – Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Qualification Requirements

To achieve AUR31116 – Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology 36 units must be successfully completed. These include 22 core units and 14 electives.

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