AUR30320 – Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Cricos Course Code: 103639D RTO No: 31943 ABN: 36 165 356 141 Cricos Code: 03431G For More Details: Click here
What is the Qualification About?

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

Qualification Entry Requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

New England College Entry Requirements

⇒ Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age, or turn-ing 18 years of age prior to commencement of their study.
⇒ Students require a completed Year 10 or equivalent; or Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study, LLN lev-el and personal competencies .
⇒ Students must have completed Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR30620) or equivalent, to be able to gain entry into Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology (AUR30320).

If a student’s first language is not English, they must satisfy one of the following English language proficiency require-ments:
⇒ International English Language Testing System (IELTS), academic module – score of 5.5 with no individual score less than 5.0. NOTE: All applicants from AL3 countries must sit an IELTS test.
⇒ Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) –internet based test, a minimum score of 46.
⇒ Pre-entry Oxford English online test result of no less than B2 with no category lower than B1 .

Course Duration
The anticipated time to complete the course is 26 Weeks, comprising of: ⇒ 22 Weeks of Classroom/Workshop based training4 Weeks of academic review/break *Academic break times are indicative and are subject to change.
Delivery And Assessment

Classroom / face to face
Workshop Sessions
Vocational Placement

Training and Assessment will be conducted through a combination of blended learning environments. Both knowledge and practical assessments are required to be completed with a competent outcome for each unit to achieve your certificate.

Career Outcomes
This qualification level is intended to prepare new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include: Automotive Technician

After completing this course, you could enrol into the

⇒ AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis,
⇒ AUR40820 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling

For other relevant qualifications or explore further study options in the automotive sector please refer to

Certificate Issuance

A Certificate is issued where all 28 units have been deemed competent. A Statement of Attainment is issued when only some units are deemed competent and the course is not completed in full.

Issuing of your Certificate and or Statement of Attainment occurs within 30 days of your last unit being deemed competent, however, this may be delayed in the event that you have not provided your Unique Student Identifier (USI) or you have any outstanding fees.

Qualification Rules & Units of Competency
32 Units in Total 21 core unit + 11 elective units The following lists of units of competency have been selected as being an appropriate combination and suitable for industry required outcomes. AURAEA002 – Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace AURASA102 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace AURETK002 – Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace AURETR006 – Solder electrical wiring and circuits AURETR007 – Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems AURETR009 – Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems AURETR010 – Repair wiring harnesses and looms AURETR027 – Install ancillary electronic systems and components AURETR112 – Test and repair basic electrical circuits AURETR123 – Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems AURETR124 – Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems AURETR125 – Test, charge and replace batteries and jump start vehicles AURETR128 – Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems AURETR129 – Diagnose and repair charging systems AURETR130 – Diagnose and repair starting systems AURETR131 – Diagnose and repair ignition systems AURETR132 – Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems AURETR135 – Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation AURETR143 – Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems AURTTA118 – Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies AURTTE104 – Inspect and service engines AURTTA017 – Carry out vehicle safety inspections AURLTB103 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems AURLTE102 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines AURTTA104 – Carry out servicing operations AURTTA105 – Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives AURTTB101 – Inspect and service braking systems AURTTC103 – Diagnose and repair cooling systems AURTTF101 – Inspect and service petrol fuel systems AURTTK102 – Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace AURLTD104 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems AURLTD105 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
Fees & Charges

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