Course Duration Mode of Delivery Workshop Location
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
14/65 Mark Street, North Melbourne, VIC 3051

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 6.0 or PTE score of 52 or Certificate IV 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.
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits.
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.
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems.
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems


AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace.
AURTTB015 Assemble and fit braking system components.
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace.
AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres.
AURETD101 Diagnose and repair electronic controlled steering systems.
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems.
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace.
AURETR120 Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems.
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes.
AURTTZ102 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems.
AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems.
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems.
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components.
AURETR122 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems.
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions.
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems.

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