Certificate III in

Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Apprenticeship Pathway

4 Years

Delivery Mode: Face-to-Face


Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

This course will qualify you to become a Light vehicle mechanical technician working on cars and 4 wheel drive vehicles and light commercial vehicles.

Employment outcomes
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Light Vehicle Technician

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Core Units

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR123 Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump star vehicles

AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR131 Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURLTZ101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

AURLTB103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

AURLTD104 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

AURLTD105 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

AURLTE102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies

AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems

AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines

AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel system

AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Elective Units

AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced induction systems

AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies

AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems

AURETR143 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems

AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies

AURLTF101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle mechanical fuel injection systems

AURLTX101 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions

AURLTX102 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions

AURLTX103 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

AURVTW018 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting

AURVTW101 Carry out manual metal arc welding on components

AURVTW109 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding

AURHTQ103 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts

Tuition Fees:

This course is funded through the Queensland Government’s User Choice program. A student co-contribution fee may be required. Please refer to student handbook.

Delivery Location:

The course will be delivered in the workplace by ASG trainers.

ASG Entry Requirements:

Minimum age of 15 years.

We require that you complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy assessment in order that we can support you, where required, in achieving a successful course outcome.


Determined by workplace requirements.


Assessment will take place at the end of each unit using the following assessment Methods:

  • Knowledge Test
  • Practical Demonstration
  • Third Party Report


On successful course completion Australian Skills Group will award the AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, or a Statement of Attainment for units achieved in partial completion.