Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
Course Code: AUR30320 | CRICOS Code: 111423J



Delivery Mode



94 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: AUR30320 | CRICOS Code: 111423J


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Target groups for AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology are international students who are:

  • Seeking to pursue a career in automotive electrical repairs
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector
  • Seeking a pathway to higher level qualifications.
PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.
Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration: 94 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $27,500
Non-Tuition Fee: $4,000
Enrolment Fee: AUD $350
Estimated Total Course Cost: $AU 31,850

Entry Requirements

The following are the Admission requirements of Lead college:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement.
  • Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
  • Must have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
  • Must demonstrate English level of IELTS 5.5 with no band less that 5.0 or equivalent, such as:
    IBT 46
    PTE Academic 42
    CAE 162
    OET B
    Duolingo 90
    General English Upper Intermediate
    MOI Certificate
    Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
  • Must have the ability to carry out workshop training involving physical activity, including lifting.

Lead College may also conduct an entry interview with all prospective students to confirm their details and ensure that the course selected is the most appropriate for their needs.

Intake Dates
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
30th January, 2023 29th January, 2024
06th March, 2023 04th March, 2024
24th April, 2023 22th April, 2024
29th May, 2023 27th May, 2024
17th July, 2023 15th July, 2024
21st August, 2023 19th August, 2024
09th October, 2023 07th October, 2024
13th November 2023 11th November 2024
Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:

  • Automotive electrician
  • Automotive air conditioning specialist
Pathway From Qualification

Pathway from Qualification:

AUR32721 – Certificate III in Automotive Electric Vehicle Technology

AUR40216 – Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Management

Units Of Competency
The AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology requires the completion of the following 32 Units (including 21 core and 11 electives).
Core Units – 21
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR123 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR135 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation
AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
Elective Units – 11
AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURLTX102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.