AUR30620

CERTIFICATE III IN LIGHT VEHICLE MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY

FACULTY OF
AUTOMOTIVE

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AUR30620
103669J
60 weeks
Automotive mechanic
Certificate IV In Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
Ashmore Campus, Brisbane Campus

KEY BENEFITS

  • Fully-operational automotive workshop equipped with the latest technology and scan tools
  • Students work on REAL cars in a real-world environment
  • Regular seminars with leading tool suppliers and manufacturers so our students can stay ahead of the rest

OVERVIEW

Do you dream of working in the automotive industry? By choosing to begin your automotive training with Imagine Education, you can be assured that you are giving yourself the best possible start to your automotive career.

Throughout your 60-week course you will be given hands-on training and work on real vehicles at our purpose-built automotive workshop. You will also receive quality theory training tailored to compliment your practical lessons.

Your course will cover; knowledge of a wide range of fundamental principles relating to industry practices and procedures; how to service, repair, and diagnose faults in a motor vehicle weighing up to 4.5 Tonnes; how to diagnose, service, and repair faults in light vehicle engines, transmission, suspension, steering, brake, electrical systems and components; and a sound understanding of the vehicles’ construction, component identification, and operating principles.

TIMETABLE - GOLD COAST

NEW STARTERS - FIRST 15 WEEKS

TUTORIAL / PRACTICAL

Wednesday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

TUTORIAL / PRACTICAL

Thursday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

DISTANCE EDUCATION

5 hours 

per week

FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS - GREEN & GOLD GROUPS

TUTORIAL / PRACTICAL

TUTORIAL / PRACTICAL

DISTANCE EDUCATION

Monday (Green Group)

Thursday (Gold Group)

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

Tuesday (Green Group)

Friday (Gold Group)

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

5 hours 

per week

* Please note; Course timetables are subject to change

TIMETABLE - BRISBANE

NEW STARTERS - FIRST 15 WEEKS

TUTORIAL / PRACTICAL

Monday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

TUTORIAL / PRACTICAL

Tuesday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

DISTANCE EDUCATION

5 hours 

per week

FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS

TUTORIAL / PRACTICAL

TUTORIAL / PRACTICAL

DISTANCE EDUCATION

Wednesday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

Thursday

8:30am - 4:30pm

(Attendance is recorded)

5 hours 

per week

* Please note; Course timetables are subject to change

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 not completed a formal leaving certificate please contact us to discuss support arrangements.

COURSE UNITS

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AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify and follow safety and emergency procedures in an automotive workplace. It involves those safety procedures to be followed when using workplace hand tools and hand-held power tools, fixed equipment, and chemicals, and when running vehicles and machinery. It includes the individual’s responsibility for safety and emergency response in the event of an accident or incident.

It applies to those working on agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment in the automotive service and repair industry.

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AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to follow environmental and sustainability best practices, including complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations as well as following sustainability practices that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices and outputs.

It applies to those working in the automotive industry.

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AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify customer needs and enquiries, and provide effective information and advice when supplying automotive products and services.

It applies to those working in an automotive workplace.

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AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to select, use, maintain and store tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.

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AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to remove and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes from wheels. It involves identifying and confirming work requirements, preparing for the work; inspecting, repairing and refitting the tyres and tubes, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The tyres and tubes include those of light vehicles, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to balance automotive wheels and tyres. It involves identifying and confirming work requirements; preparing for the work; inspecting, balancing and refitting wheel and tyre assemblies; and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working within the automotive light vehicle service and repair or light vehicle wheel alignment industry. The wheels and tyres include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or trailers.

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AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to test, charge, replace, retest and secure a range of automotive batteries, including vehicle or machinery jump-starting procedures. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the battery to determine serviceability, charging, jump-starting, removing and replacing, and undertaking the final retesting of batteries, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The batteries include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

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AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect, test and repair basic electrical circuits in vehicle and machinery electrical systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the circuit, repairing the circuit, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The basic electrical circuits include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

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AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the charging systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. The charging systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment

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AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the starting systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. The starting systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to carry out servicing operations. It involves preparing for the task, identifying lubricant requirements, servicing and adjusting vehicle and machinery, reporting the inspection findings, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The servicing operations include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service engines. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the engine, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the engine, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The engines include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant or motorcycles. The unit does not apply to outdoor power equipment engines.

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AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service air and liquid cooling systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, reporting the inspection findings, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The cooling systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycle or outdoor power equipment.

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AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the cooling systems of vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The cooling systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the emission control systems of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Emission control systems include those in light vehicles, light commercial vehicles, marine vessels or motorcycles. This unit does not apply to agricultural vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles or mobile plant machinery.

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AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service petrol fuel systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the fuel system for leaks, inspecting the air filter, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The petrol fuel systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant or outdoor power equipment.

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AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the fuel injection system for leaks, inspecting the air filter, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The diesel fuel injection systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant or outdoor power equipment.

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AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the ignition systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. The ignition systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the spark ignition engine management systems of vehicles or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. Spark ignition engine management systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service braking systems according to manufacturer specifications. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The braking systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery, outdoor power equipment or trailers. The braking systems may be hydraulic, air over hydraulic, air, mechanical, or hand and parking braking systems.

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AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the hydraulic braking systems of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The hydraulic braking systems include those in light vehicles, light commercial vehicles or outdoor power equipment. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.

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AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service steering systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The steering systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the steering systems of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The steering systems include those in light vehicles, light commercial vehicles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service front and rear suspension systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the front and rear suspension system for wear, oil or air leaks and physical damage, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The suspension systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment or trailers.

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AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the suspension systems of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The suspension systems include those in light vehicles, light commercial vehicles or outdoor power equipment.

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AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the spark ignition engines and compression ignition engines of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The engines include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles.

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AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic procedures

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to carry out diagnostic procedures on vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves confirming the existence of a fault, choosing the appropriate diagnostic procedure and tools, applying the diagnostic procedure, and reporting conclusions.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.

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AURETR122 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in dynamic control systems of vehicles. These systems include the functions of a vehicle electronic braking control module (EBCM), such as anti-lock braking, brake assist, descent control, electronic brake force distribution, electronic park brake, hill start assist, stability control, traction control and active roll-over protection. The unit involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. Vehicle dynamic control systems include those in heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles or motorcycles.

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AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the electronic body management systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. These systems include two-wire high and low speed (CAN-bus) and single wire low speed (LIN-bus) networked circuits in the vehicle or machinery’s embedded network electronic control system and are essential to controlling vehicle, vessel or machinery body control functions, including passenger convenience, comfort, navigation and infotainment systems. The unit involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. Electronic body management embedded networked systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.

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AURTTQ003 Inspect and service drive shafts

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service vehicle drive shafts. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the drive shaft for damage or abnormal wear, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the drive shaft, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The drive shafts include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

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AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to diagnose and repair faults in the drive shafts of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

This unit applies to those working within the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry. The drive shafts include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

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AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to diagnose and repair faults in the clutch systems of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry. Clutch systems include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.

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AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service manual transmissions. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the transmission, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the transmission, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The manual transmissions include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

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AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the manual transmissions of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The manual transmissions include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.

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AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service final drive assemblies. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the assembly, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the assembly, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The final drive assemblies include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

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AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the final drive assemblies of light vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Final drive assemblies include those in light vehicles or light commercial vehicles. This unit does not apply to agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or motorcycles.