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Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

National ID: AUR30316 | State ID: BAD3

 

Are you looking for a spark to ignite your automotive career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive electrical industry.

You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry, including electric and electronic diagnosis and repair, vehicle wiring, overhauling alternators and starter motors, electronic drive systems, electric vehicle charging systems, and workplace safety and health.

South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.

The Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive electrical industry.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Carlisle
Duration
  • Six semesters as an Apprentice
  • Continuous enrolment for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
How Apprenticeship
Recognition Of Prior Learning (Rpl)
When Available Semester 2, 2017

When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive electrical industry.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

Group 1

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems AURETR007 AXD98
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace AURAEA002 AXE88
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace AURASA002 AXE64
Repair wiring harnesses and looms AURETR010 AXD96
Solder electrical wiring and circuits AURETR006 AXD97
Test and repair basic electrical circuits AURETR012 AXD93

Group 2

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Carry out diagnostic procedures AURTTA018 AXA98
Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems AURETU004 AXD56
Install air conditioning systems AURETU001 AXD59
Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems AURETU005 AXD54
Service air conditioning and HVAC systems AURETU003 AXD57
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles AURETR025 AXD79

Group 3

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation AURETR035 AXD68
Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems AURETR032 AXD72
Diagnose and repair charging systems AURETR029 AXD73
Diagnose and repair starting systems AURETR030 AXD75
Install ancillary electronic systems and components AURETR027 AXD76
Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems AURETR009 AXD94

Group 4

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems AURETR028 AXD77
Overhaul charging system alternators AURETR017 AXD85
Overhaul starting system motors AURETR018 AXD89
Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace AURETK002 AXE04
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace AURTTK002 AXA64

Group 5

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems AURETR024 AXD80
Diagnose and repair ignition systems AURETR031 AXD74
Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems AURETR044 AXD61
Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems AURETR023 AXD81

Group 6

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles AURETH001 AXE21
Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems AURETR043 AXD62
Diagnose complex system faults AURTTA021 AXA96
Install marine electrical systems and components AURRTR007 AXB39
Service and maintain battery electric vehicles AURETH002 AXE20
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications are open. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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Page last updated August 23, 2017