AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course code: AUR30616
CRICOS code: 091611G
Course length: 60 weeks
Career outcomes: Automotive mechanic
Articulation pathway: Cert. IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
Campus: Ashmore Automotive Workshop Campus



Students are provided with a wide range of fundamental principles relating to industry practices and procedures, including occupational health and safety, repairs, testing, and inspections of automotive mechanical components. Students will be taught toservice, repair, and diagnose faults in motor vehicles weighing up to 4.5 tonnes and are also taught how to diagnose, service, and repair faults in light vehicle engines, transmission, suspension, steering, brake, electrical systems, and components. The structure of the course gives students a sound understanding of the vehicles’ construction, component identification, and operating principles.



After achieving the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, candidates may undertake the Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.


Entry requirements

Students need to be 15 years old and are required to have reading, writing and comprehension skills equivalent to Year 10 pass level to successfully complete the Certificate level courses.

Overseas students English Proficiency Level will be tested prior to the commencement of Vocational Education and Training Courses. Imagine Education Australia requires an IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5, or equivalent (as determined by Imagine Education Australia).

Should you feel you may not possess these literacy skills or have completed formal leaving certificate please contact us to discuss support arrangements.