AUR30616 - Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Additional Information about this course

Qualification Description

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.



Entry Requirements for this Qualification  AUR30616 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology


Course descriptions:

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.

Job roles and employment outcomes:

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry.

Qualifications and Recognition:

To achieve this qualification, you must successfully complete 36 units of competency. On completion, you will be awarded the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

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


UTA Institute of Technology recognises qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Entry requirements:

  • Students must compete at least year 10 in Australian school (or any other native English speaking nations) or above to be able to complete the Literacy and Numeracy requirements of this class.
  • At least 18 years old
  • Be physically fit to fulfil the training and assessment requirements of this program.

Units of competency:

AURAEA2002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems

AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems

AURTTE004  Inspect and service engines

AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures

AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations

AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

AURLTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies

AURLTJ002 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes

AURTTB005 Assemble and fit braking system components

AURETH011 Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles

AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems

AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations

AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems

AURETR032  Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems

AURLTQ001  Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies

AURLTQ002  Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts

AURLTX002  Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions

AURLTX003  Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

AURETH012 Service and maintain electrical components in hybrid electric vehicles

AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

Location of training:

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

Study Mode and duration


A total of 1100 hours will be delivered in 55 weeks (full-time) or 110 weeks (part-time) (Excluding public holidays)

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.



Refer to the Fees and Charges Schedule 2018 on

Government funded

There is no government funded place for this program.

Complaints and appeals process

Refer to Complaints and Feedback section above.

UTAIT is responsible for compliance of all training and assessment activities and the issuance of AQF certification document. UTAIT has no third party arrangement in the delivery of its training and assessment activities.

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