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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.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
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  • 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/

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Course Overview

Where Carlisle
Duration
  • 5 Semester apprenticeship
  • Continuous enrolment for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
HowApprenticeship
Recognition Of Prior Learning (Rpl)
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative 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.

Other charges may apply.

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 

Units

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 systemsAURETR007AXD98
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceAURAEA002AXE88
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceAURASA002AXE64
Repair wiring harnesses and loomsAURETR010AXD96
Solder electrical wiring and circuitsAURETR006AXD97
Test and repair basic electrical circuitsAURETR012AXD93
Group 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Carry out diagnostic proceduresAURTTA018AXA98
Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systemsAURETU004AXD56
Install air conditioning systemsAURETU001AXD59
Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systemsAURETU005AXD54
Service air conditioning and HVAC systemsAURETU003AXD57
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehiclesAURETR025AXD79
Group 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operationAURETR035AXD68
Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systemsAURETR032AXD72
Diagnose and repair charging systemsAURETR029AXD73
Diagnose and repair starting systemsAURETR030AXD75
Install ancillary electronic systems and componentsAURETR027AXD76
Install vehicle lighting and wiring systemsAURETR009AXD94
Group 4
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systemsAURETR028AXD77
Overhaul charging system alternatorsAURETR017AXD85
Overhaul starting system motorsAURETR018AXD89
Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplaceAURETK002AXE04
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplaceAURTTK002AXA64
Group 5
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systemsAURETR024AXD80
Diagnose and repair ignition systemsAURETR031AXD74
Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systemsAURETR044AXD61
Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systemsAURETR023AXD81
Group 6
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehiclesAURETH001AXE21
Diagnose and repair electronic body management systemsAURETR043AXD62
Diagnose complex system faultsAURTTA021AXA96
Install marine electrical systems and componentsAURRTR007AXB39
Service and maintain battery electric vehiclesAURETH002AXE20
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, 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.

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, 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.

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester One 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • 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, email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au, or use the enquiry form below.

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 alternatives under Entrance Requirements, 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.

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