Duration Mode of Delivery
78 Weeks
  • Classroom-based training with simulated workplace environment.
  • Assessment in simulated environment.
  • Self-study and research.

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Who can Enroll

International and domestic students who may have limited knowledge or experience in the Automotive industry. It is expected that their knowledge and skills will be developed over the duration of the course.

Recommended Training Pathways

Pathways into the qualification

AUR30616 Certificate III in Automotive Light Vehicle Technology is considered a trade course, upon successful completion of the course and nationally recognised qualification is issued. Students are provided with advice on employment and further training options throughout the delivery of the program.

Pathways from the qualification

Students exiting the qualification may choose to progress with further studies by undertaking one or more of the following qualifications:

  • AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.
  • AUR50116 Diploma in Automotive Management.

Employment Pathways from the qualification

This qualification prepares student to perform mechanical work in the Automotive (light vehicle) Service and Repair Industry.

This course may lead to employment as:

  • Light Vehicle Repair Technician.

General Entry requirements

In addition:


AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace.
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace.
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits.
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems.
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles.
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems.
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems.
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems.
AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems.
AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems.
AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems.
AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines.
AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems.
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations.
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures.
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems.
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems.
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines.
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems.
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.


AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems.
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURLTJ002 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes.
AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies.
AURLTQ012 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts.
AURLTX001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions.
AURLTX002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions.
AURLTX013 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems.
AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking systems and components.
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems.
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems.
AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres.
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace.
AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems.
AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in automotive workplace.
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace.