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.
  • Assessment in simulated environment.


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?

The target group for applicants will be international and domestic students over 18 years of age, 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.


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

  •  AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical
  •  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.

Assessments Arrangements

Assessment will occur through a variety of methods, including projects incorporating role-plays, case studies and short answer questions.

Assessment conditions will ensure a simulated workplace environment.

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 (www.glen.edu.au).


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

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

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.

Course Specific Requirements

Applicants must hold a valid driver’s licence (probationary or full), or a valid overseas driver
licence that is eligible to drive in Australia.

Due to the practical nature of this course, each applicant will need to physically be able to perform assessment tasks in an automotive workplace simulated environment. An applicant should meet the basic physical and health requirements of those tasks address in the Pre-
Training Review and enrolment form.


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.
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits.
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems.
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles.
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems.
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems.
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems.
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems.
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems.
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems.
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines.
AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems.
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations.
AURTTA118 Carry out diagnostic procedures.
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems.
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems.
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines.
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems.
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.


AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems.
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems.
AURLTJ102 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes.
AURLTQ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies.
AURLTQ102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts.
AURTTX102 Inspect and service manual transmissions.
AURTTX103 Inspect and service automatic transmissions.
AURLTX103 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.
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in automotive workplace.
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace.