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AUR30616/CRICOS Course Code 0101415

Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Code: AUR30616
Cricos Code: 0101415
Duration: 78 Weeks
Course Fee: $20,000 AUD
Career Pathways: This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles as an Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician.

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. Employees use diagnosis procedures to determine faults, and service and repair the mechanical and electrical parts of motor vehicles such as engines, transmissions (clutch, gear box and differential), cooling, engine management and suspension systems.



No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.



No pre-requisite requirement as per the training package.



Entry Requirements

  • International Student
    • Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age.
    • Successful completion of Australian equivalent Year 12.
    • IELTS Overall 5.5 or equivalent / TOEFL IBT 46 / PTE Academic 42 / CAE 162 / OET B or equivalent or CERT IV level in Australian Qualification.
    • Must complete an LLN Assessment – diagnostic process to identify if prospective student required LLN Support.

Mandatory Requirement for International Students

  • Attendance Requirements: Student must meet their minimum student attendance requirements which is 80% of the required 20 hour per study week
  • Course Progress Requirements: Student must meet ensure that they are successfully deemed competent 50% of the unit of competency enrolled in a study block or term.
  • Inform the college immediately within 7 days for change of address
  • Student transfer can be accommodated provided the student has completed 6 months of the principal course, or presented compelling reason for transfer, for more information about student transfer, please refer to www.leadcollege.edu.au or speak to Lead College Student Services Manager
  • International student must attend Lead College Orientation.

About Courses

  • Elective Units:
    • AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
    • AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
    • AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
    • AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
    • AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
    • AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
    • AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
    • AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
    • AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
    • AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
    • AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
    • AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
    • AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
    • AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
    • AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
    • AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
    • AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
    • AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
    • AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
    • AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
    • AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
    • AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
    • AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
    • AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems
    • AURLTJ002 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
    • AURLTJ013 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
    • AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies
    • AURLTX001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
    • AURLTX002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions
    • AURLTX013 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
    • AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
    • AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
    • AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
    • AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres
    • AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
    • AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • Total number of units: 36 = 20 core plus 16 elective units.

  • TO ENROL AT LEAD COLLEGE for the Australian nationally recognised training courses; please contact LEAD College or you can also seek assistance from authorised recruitment agents refer www.leadcollege.edu.au .LEAD College or any authorised agent neither guarantees successful completion of the course without achieving requisite competencies in stipulated time frame nor assures any particular employment outcome, although there are career and study pathways available


    PROVISION OF RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (RPL) and CREDIT TRANSFER are in place provided sufficient evidence is given of significant experience & statement of attainment of the units of competencies completed elsewhere which are covered by this qualification.


    TRAINING DELIVERY CONSISTS of Classroom-based; formal structured training and assessment of the practical application of the theoretical learning during the training program.


    LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT uses combination of the listed methods below:

    Written question and answers; Case study/ Project scenario assignments; Role plays simulating workplace activities; Use of sample workplace documentation and Workplace assessment /observation/ journal; Class activities and Self-assessment and Work placement (wherever required) activities assessed by third party observer.

    Assessments are provided for each unit and need to be fully completed and submitted to LEAD College. Each student should keep a copy of their assessments. Access will be provided to a range of learner resources including some developed in-house and some purchased from reputed resource providers.


    COURSE FEE: TUITION FEE $20,000 AUD, Please note that LEAD College reserves the right to vary Material Fees without prior notice; whereas tuition fee will not change after you have started the course. Prior to enrolling, you may contact LEAD College to confirm the current cost, fee structure, payment plan options available. For Student Refund policy, Cancellation Policy, and Tuition Protect Service (TPS) please refer to the Pre-enrolment Information Pack / student handbook available at www.leadcollege.edu.au

    NOTE: Course FEE as presented in the Course Book is inclusive of Tuition fee, Material fee, Enrolment fee and first issue of identity card and any Academic Transcript (Certificate, Diploma). Material Fee varies from course to course depending upon the need of the course, which will be detailed in your offer letter. Alternatively you may please speak to a friendly staff 1300 887 361; +61286685676 for further confirmation.


    OVER AND ABOVE THE COURSE FEE, Student will need to pay other charges including OSHC Single/ couple/ family: please refer https://www.nib.com.au/overseas-students , http://www.bupa.com.au/health-insurance/cover/oshc; Bank Charges: 2.5% surcharge on Credit card payments; Charges for Late Fee Payment: 7 days= $200; 14 days= $400; Second course enrolment fee: AUD 350 (payable at the beginning of the second course); Repeat Unit Fee: AUD 300 per Unit; Re-issue of Student ID card: AUD 10 and Re-issue of any Academic Transcript AUD$ 100.


    UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI) REQUIREMENT is needed for all students studying with LEAD College. From 1 January 2015 for undertaking Nationally Recognised Training delivered by a Registered Training Organisation the student/s will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). The USI is available online and at no cost to the student. This USI will stay with the student for life and be recorded with any nationally recognised VET course that is completed. Please see the official USI website https://www.usi.gov.au/. The student after enrolment is required to create USI (Unique Student Identifier) or allow LEAD College to create an USI on their behalf.


    STUDENT SUPPORT WELFARE & GUIDANCE SERVICES including relevant resources are available at LEAD College to ensure that the students settle in well, smoothly transit life in new places and achieve the required level of competency in all accredited courses. Our staff assists in how to seek help with local welfare and guidance services.


    ORIENTATION to assist students is provided by LEAD College as an age and culturally appropriate programme. Please refer Pre-enrolment Information Pack at www.leadcollege.edu.au Students will be permitted to attend classes only after they have attended and completed the orientation session for the enrolled course/s.