Course Duration Mode of Delivery
Course duration is calculated on 20 hours per week of face-to-face
training for 66 weeks & 12 weeks of allocated term break.
Total Course Duration: 78 weeks
  • Face to face classroom based.
  • Multicultural groups in an instructor led-learning environment.
  • Campus & Workshop based Delivery

Qualification Overview

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 Enrol?

Target group for this program will be the international students over the age of 18 including mature aged clients who wish to further develop or formalise their skills in a variety of tasks relating to light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.


AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical 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.

Recommended Pathways from the Qualification

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

  •  AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

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.

Entry requirements

There are no formal prerequisites required to enter the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology. However, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

English Language Requirement

Minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or equivalent.

*For equivalency of various English Languages proficiency testing, and other forms of equivalency please refer to the admissions and student selection policy available in the student’s handbook (


In the absence of formal English qualifications Glen Institute may proffer English Placement Test

Academic Requirement

No prior academic requirements apply for this qualification; however, Glen Institute require successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher.

Age Requirement

All applicants must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to the course.

Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirement

Applicants will be required to demonstrate their LLN capabilities &/or complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course as per the Glen Pre –training & LLN Policy & Procedure. Glen Institute uses LLN Robot platform for the assessment.


Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and Power Point). Applicants should be in possession of their personal computer (the minimum configuration should be Intel Core i3 (sixth generation or newer) or equivalent. Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional x64, Memory: 4 GB RAM, Storage: 120 GB internal storage).


AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace.
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace.
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems.
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits.
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations.
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles.
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines.
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems.
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems.
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems.
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems.
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines.
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems.
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems.
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems.
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems.
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems.
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems.


AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace.
AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking system components.
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions.
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions.
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems.
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems.
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace.
AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres.
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems.
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes.
AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems.
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems.
AURTTZ102 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems.
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies.
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts.
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace.

Note: The elective units may change at college’s discretion, if necessary.