This apprenticeship course provides the off-the-job training component of an Automotive Apprenticeship in the Light Vehicle stream. You will learn the knowledge, skills and applications required to begin a career as an automotive tradesperson. BRIT also offers the first year of off-the-job training component in the following streams: * Agricultural Mechanical * Heavy Vehicle Mobile Equipment * Heavy Vehicle Road Transport * Motorcycle
Before you begin your training, you must gain full time employment as an automotive apprentice, under a training agreement established with your employer.
Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology
Key Study Areas
You will study:
* Braking systems
* Electronic engine drive and body management systems and diagnosis
• Bendigo (Charleston Road Campus)
• Echuca Campus
The Light Vehicle Apprenticeship takes up to 4 years to complete, however it may be possible to achieve time exemptions based on existing competency or accelerated learning achievements.
You will attend a number of one week study blocks at BRIT during the first three years of your apprenticeship.
Release in one week blocks is also required for the first year of off-the-job training provided for the Agricultural Mechanical, Heavy Vehicle Mobile Equipment, Heavy Vehicle Road Transport and Motorcycle streams.
• No Selection Process Required
The qualification is nationally recognised for employment in the automotive mechanical repair trade. It can also lead you into careers such as owning your own mechanical repair business, management, parts sales, vehicle sales and teaching in the automotive field.
Further Study Options
This qualification leads into the Certificate IV in Automotive, where you can choose to specialise in technology, management, performance enhancement or motor sport.
You will be assessed as part of this course.
Packaging Rules AUR05: Automotive Industry Retail, Service And Repair Training Package
36 units of competence are required to complete this qualification within the specific requirements as set out in the three areas below:
ONE The following units of competence are compulsory:
AURC270103A Apply safe working practices
AURT366108A Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURT271781A Implement and monitor environmental regulations in the automotive mechanical industry
TWO 27 units of competence from the Technical Inventory
THREE 6 units of competence from the Retail, Service and Repair or any endorsed training package that meet the needs of the enterprise
Typical Course Content (exact details may be obtained from the teaching centre)
AURC270103A Apply Safe Working Practices
AURE218676A Test, Service and Charge Batteries
AURE218708A Carry Out Repairs to Single Electrical Circuits
AURE318866A Repair Electrical Systems
AURE320666A Repair Ignition Systems
AURE321171A Service And Repair Electronic Spark Ignition Engine Management Systems
AURE321271A Service And Repair Electronic Drive Management Systems
AURE321371A Service And Repair Electronic Body Management Systems
AURE321471A Service And Repair Electronically Controlled Anti-lock Braking Systems
AURT200108A Carry Out Servicing Operations
AURT201170A Inspect & Service Engines
AURT202166A Repair Cooling Systems
AURT203170A Service Petrol Fuel Systems
AURT203670A Service Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
AURT205166A Repair Exhaust Systems Componenets
AURT206670A Inspect And Service Transmissions (Manual)
AURT207170A Inspect And Service Transmissions (Automatic)
AURT210170A Inspect And Service Braking Systems
AURT215170A Inspect And Service Steering Systems
AURT216170A Inspect And Service Suspension Systems
AURT222670A Service Air Conditioning Systems
AURT270278A Use and Maintain Workplace Tools and Equipment
AURT271781A Implement And Monitor Environmental regulations in the automotive mechanical industry
AURT301166A Repair Engines And Associated Engine Components
AURT303166A Repair Petrol Fuel Systems
AURT304666A Repair And Replace Emission Control Systems
AURT306170A Inspect, Service And/Or Repair Clutch Assemblies And Associated Operating System Components
AURT306666A Repair Transmissions (Manual)
AURT310166A Repair Hydraulic Braking Systems
AURT312666A Repair Final Drive Assemblies
AURT313166A Repair Final Drive (Driveline)
AURT315166A Repair Steering Systems
AURT316166A Repair Suspension Systems
AURT366108A Carry Out Diagnostic Procedure
MEM5.4AB Perform Routine Oxy Acetylene Welding
MEM5.50AA Perform Routine Gas Metal Arc Welding
Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of your current qualifications and prior learning: BRIT has processes to give you credit for relevant units from your prior study, and to assess your prior learning against units in a course.