Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Vehicle Technology (Light Vehicle)
Course Code: AUR32721 | CRICOS Code: 111287A



Delivery Mode



92 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: AUR32721 | CRICOS Code: 111287A


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair battery electric vehicles and components in the automotive, service and repair industry who carry out work according to Australian Standards (AS) 5732 Electric vehicle operations – Maintenance and repair.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations:

Licensing, legislative and certification requirements may apply to this qualification but vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Licensing requirements relating to handling refrigerants are governed by the Australian Refrigeration Council.

Users are advised to check with the relevant state/territory jurisdiction or industry body for current requirements.


Target groups for AUR32721 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Vehicle 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.

No pre-requisite requirement for this qualification as per course training package.

Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration: 92 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 AUR32721 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Vehicle Technology. Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40612 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology or other relevant qualifications.


The Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who service, diagnose and repair vehicle electrical and electronic systems and components.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • automotive electrician
  • automotive electrical technician
  • automotive electrical diagnostic technician
Pathway From Qualification
AUR40620 – Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology AUR40216 – Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Managemen
Units Of Competency

The AUR32721 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Vehicle Technology (Light Vehicle) requires the completion of the following 29 Units (including 16 core and 13 electives).

Core Units – 16
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETH101Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles
AURETH102Inspect and maintain battery electric vehicles*
AURETH104Diagnose and repair traction motor speed control systems in battery electric vehicles
AURETH105Diagnose and repair high voltage traction motors in battery electric vehicles
AURETH106Diagnose and repair auxiliary motors and associated components in battery electric vehicles*
AURETH107Diagnose and repair system instrumentation and safety interlocks in battery electric vehicles*
AURETH108Diagnose and repair HVAC and rechargeable energy storage cooling systems in battery electric vehicle*
AURETH109Diagnose and repair DC to DC converters in battery electric vehicles*
AURETK002Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR112Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETU103Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
AURTTK102Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Elective Units – 13
AURETH103Diagnose and repair high voltage rechargeable energy storage systems in battery electric vehicles
AURETR132Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURLTB103Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
AURLTD104Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
AURLTD105Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTJ102Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURTTB101Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTJ011Balance wheels and tyres
AURAFA103Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTD002Inspect and service steering systems
AURLTQ101Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
AURLTX103Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.