AURSS00032 - Automotive LPG Installation, Service and Repair

Accreditation allows an individual to become accredited with the AAFRB to carryout LPG conversions on motor vehicles in AAFRB registered workshops.

Course descriptions:

This course is accredited by the Australian Alternative Fuel Registration Board (AAFRB).

This short course targets automotive mechanical and electrical technicians who require the skills and knowledge to install, service and repair LPG systems and components in an automotive workplace.

This course will cover the required knowledge and skills for the following:
–   Gas fuel systems
–   Gas Standards and Regulations AS/NZS 1425
–   Safety, garaging and repair of LPG fuelled vehicles
–   Operation, testing and repair of LPG fuelled operations
–   Operation, testing and repair of LPG converters, mixers, carburettors and filter – lock off solenoid units
–   Fuel economy and emission control systems
–   Diagnosis and rectification of faults
–   New gas injection systems
–   Installation of LPG fuel systems

Upon completion, students may be eligible to apply for Accreditation with the Australian Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board (AAFRB). The Accreditation allows an individual to become accredited with the AAFRB to carry out Installation, Service and Repairs on LPG fuel systems on motor vehicles in AAFRB registered workshops. Completion of this program will help students to satisfy the LPG training requirements for the accreditation only. For more information about the accreditation requirements, visit:

Qualifications and Recognition:


Students who complete the program will be issued a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Entry requirements:

  • Students seeking to enrol in this course must meet the following requirements.
    Students must compete at least year 10 in Australian school (or any other native English speaking countries) or above to be able to complete wit the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)  Literacy and Numeracy requirements of this course.
  • Being employed in an automotive garage (full-time or part-time) and have access to workplace observation and supervision by a supervisor.
  • Possess a Certificate III, trade qualification or higher level qualification in Automotive
  • Have at least 1 year automotive industry experience, and have current industry knowledge and skills of using automotive tools and equipment.
  • Be physically fit to fulfil the training and assessment requirements of this program.

Units of competency:

AURTTL007 Service LPG fuel systems
AURTTL008 Diagnose and repair LPG fuel systems
AURTTL009 Install LPG fuel systems

*** Experienced mechanics carrying Certificate 3 in Automotive (or above) may apply to study two (2) units in LPG (AURTTL007 and AURTTL008) to satisfy the Road Worthiness LPG Tester Requirements. This is recognised by AAFRB as Restricted Accreditation, which allows an individual to carry out Service and Repairs (not include installation) LPG fuel systems on motor vehicles in AAFRB registered workshops.

Location of training:

Training will be delivered at UTA Institute of Technology, 58 Newlands Road, Reservoir, Victoria 3073.

Study Mode and duration:

Total hours of learning and assessment: 116 hours this includes guided learning (such as classes discussion, power point presentation, video demonstration, practical activities, or self-paced study guides/workbook), individual study, research, learning activities in the workplace and assessment activities.

Assessment Methods:

A combination of workbook, project, practical assessment, verbal and/or written test



Work placement:

There is no work placement requirement for this course

Materials and equipment that students must provide:

Students must bring their own personal protection equipment to class. Personal protection equipment must include a minimum of: steel cap shoes, safety glasses and overall or equivalent.

Note: Students will be responsible for providing their own vehicle and all installation costs for the installation project of the LPG fuel systems, PPE and relevant Australian Standards.




Refer to the Fees and Charges Schedule 2018 on


UTA Institute of Technology / RTO Number 41121

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