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CERTIFICATE III IN HEAVY COMMERCIAL VEHICLE MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY

National ID: AUR31116 | State ID: BAF2

 

Are you looking for a spark to ignite a heavy career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the heavy vehicle industry.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the industry, including diagnosing and repairing drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits, welding, thermal cutting, and workplace safety and health.

The Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical 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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Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the heavy vehicle industry.

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

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Thornlie
Duration

6 Semester apprenticeship

9 blocks of training over three years (2 x 3 week blocks and 1 x 2 week block per year for 3 years) (8 hours a day, 5 days a week in a block) plus workplace practice

HowApprenticeship
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

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

View our 2017 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
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceAURAEA002AXE88
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplaceAURASA002AXE64
Inspect and service enginesAURTTE004AXA74
Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplaceAURTTK001AXA63
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplaceAURTTK002AXA64
Group 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systemsAURTTF002AXA70
Inspect and service hydraulic systemsAURTTA006AXB09
Test and repair basic electrical circuitsAURETR012AXD93
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehiclesAURETR025AXD79
Group 3
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Carry out basic gas metal arc weldingAURVTW009AWY94
Carry out oxyacetylene thermal heating and cutting on vehicle body sectionsAURVTW007AWY96
Carry out servicing operationsAURTTA004AXB11
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shaftsAURHTQ003AXD21
Group 4
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systemsAURETR032AXD72
Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systemsAURHTD002AXD41
Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systemsAURHTD003AXD40
Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assembliesAURHTJ003AXD28
Group 5
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assembliesAURHTQ002AXD22
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systemsAURHTX004AXD16
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissionsAURHTX001AXD18
Inspect and service final drive assembliesAURTTQ001AXA35
Group 6
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systemsAURHTB001AXD50
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissionsAURHTX003AXD17
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systemsAURHTB002AXD48
Group 7
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair charging systemsAURETR029AXD73
Diagnose and repair cooling systemsAURTTC003AXA82
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition enginesAURHTE002AXD34
Diagnose and repair starting systemsAURETR030AXD75
Group 8
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systemsAURETR024AXD80
Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systemsAURTTF005AXA69
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systemsAURHTF002AXD31
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systemsAURHTZ001AXD11
Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systemsAURETR022AXD83
Group 9
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Carry out diagnostic proceduresAURTTA018AXA98
Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systemsAURETU004AXD56
Service air conditioning and HVAC systemsAURETU003AXD57
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Course enquiry

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 to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • 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, 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 to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • 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, 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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