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AUR20520 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID AUR20520 State ID AC34
Drive your career in Heavy Vehicle (HV) servicing

Ready to tackle big careers working with big gears? Start your journey towards a rewarding career in automotive servicing and maintenance today and get on your way to becoming a diesel motor mechanic.

With this pre-apprenticeship, you'll be equipped with the skills that employers seek in apprentice heavy vehicle or plant mechanics.


AUR20520 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-apprenticeship)

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more


When Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On Campus.

Are you geared up for a big career working with big gears?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Heavy Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice heavy vehicle or plant mechanic.


  • working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks
  • inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries
  • troubleshooting basic faults
  • workplace safety and health

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • enjoyment of practical work using manual hand tools
  • an eye for detail and good hand-eye coordination
  • good problem solving skills
  • good vision and hearing
  • good communication skills, including customer service skills

Important information

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Semester 1, 2024


Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
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Units and fees


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace $32.40 $9.60 $16.50
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace $32.40 $9.60 $33.50
AURATA001 Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes $38.88 $11.52 $15.00
AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries $32.40 $9.60 $25.00
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations $64.80 $19.20 $20.50
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems $32.40 $9.60 $17.75
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems $32.40 $9.60 $25.25
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems $32.40 $9.60 $22.00
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems $32.40 $9.60 $22.00
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines $32.40 $9.60 $21.75
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace $48.60 $14.40 $21.50
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies $24.30 $7.20 $15.75
AURTTQ103 Inspect and service drive shafts $25.92 $7.68 $15.50
AW866 Module 1 (placement arranged) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
AW867 Module 2 (commenced) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
AW868 Module 3 (mid-point) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
AW869 Module 4 (completed) $0.00 $0.00 $0.00


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
$32.40 $9.60 $8.50
Operate electrical test equipment
$56.70 $16.80 $8.50
Assist with automotive workplace activities
$58.32 $17.28 $16.00
Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
$32.40 $9.60 $9.00
Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
$32.40 $9.60 $10.75
Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
$25.92 $7.68 $14.50
Inspect and service manual transmissions
$32.40 $9.60 $18.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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