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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.
Gain these skills:
- 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
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 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.
|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|
Attendance in class
You will need to attend class approximately 3 days a week.
As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.
Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you.
What you need for your first day of class
On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID and stationery (pen, exercise book).
In addition, the following uniform is required to be worn at all classes:
- safety glasses
- steel capped boots
- Suitable work clothing or overalls
You will be required to purchase the Ed May Automotive Mechanics volume 1 9th edition text book within the first week. The approximate cost is $135.
Study options and next steps
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