AURSS00032 – Automotive LPG Training Courses

We look forward to reaching out to the next generation in the automotive industry.

Make your first step.

 

We look forward to reaching out to the next generation in the automotive industry.

Make your first step.

Businesses in Victoria wishing to work on vehicles fitted with gas fuel systems are required to have an AFSACS Agreement with VicRoads

 

SKILL SET OUTLINE AND GENERAL INFORMATION

The Qualification

This is a skill set covering the fundamental requirements for installing, servicing and repairing automotive LPG systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

CareerPathways

The completion of this qualification enables an individual to apply for  AFSACS Agreement with the VicRoads– for LPG AFSACS / licence 

Assessment Methods

A combination of workbook, project, practical assessment, verbal and/or written test No work-based training only.

Course Descriptions and Recognition

About AFSACS
On 1 January 2020, responsibility for regulating and supporting the alternative fuels industry transferred from the Automotive Alternative Fuels Registration Board (AAFRB) to VicRoads. On this page you’ll find information about the VicRoads Alternative Fuel Systems Assessment and Certification Scheme AFSACS and the transition from the 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. With our automotive LPG training, the opportunities in the sector are wide. Our LPG training courses are designed by industry experts for career development. If you have been looking for an LPG installation course or LPG gas certificate course, for quality and practical training, our training is ideal.

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 AFSACS as  Accreditation, which allows an individual to carry out Service and Repairs (not include installation) LPG fuel systems on motor vehicles in Victoria registered workshops with VicRoads

Location of Training

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

There is no government funded place for this program.

Skill Set Target Group

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 VicRoads Alternative Fuel Systems Assessment and Certification Scheme (AFSACS). The Accreditation allows an individual to become accredited with the  AFSACS  to carry out Installation, Service and Repairs on LPG fuel systems on motor vehicles with businesses in Victoria wishing to work on vehicles fitted with gas fuel systems are required to have an AFSACS Agreement with VicRoads in place.

Assessment Methods

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

Material 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.

Tuition Fees and Charges Schedule:

  • Refer to  UTF28-01 FEES AND CHARGES SCHEDULE 2019-2020.

Credit Transfer:

  • For more  information refer to   UTP25 – Credit Transfer Policy and Procedure,

Issue qualification:

  • For more  information refer to  UTP29 – Qualification Issuance Policy..

Occupation: 

Businesses in Victoria wishing to work on vehicles fitted with gas fuel systems are required to have an AFSACS Agreement with VicRoads.

Monthly enrolment available for this course, 

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