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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

National ID: AUR30616 | State ID: BAE6

Are you looking to rev up your automotive career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive servicing industry.

You will have the broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry, including diagnosis and repair, braking systems, transmissions, servicing, suspension, and workplace safety and health.
   

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Job opportunities

 

  • When you complete the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive industry.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

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All year round

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Duration 36 months
When All year round
Where Carlisle
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Part Time
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.
Carlisle - Recognition of Prior Learning

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Duration 36 months
When All year round
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Kwinana - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Duration 36 months
When All year round
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Part Time
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All year round

Kwinana - Part Time-Classroom-Apprentice-Hyundai

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Duration 36 months
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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.
   

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

 

Job opportunities

 

  • 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/

 

Further study opportunities:

 

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All year round

Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
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Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Semester 1

Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Part Time
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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 see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

National ID: AUR20218 | State ID: BDQ6

Are you revved up for an in-demand career working with the coolest cars?

When you complete the Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology you'll have what employers are looking for as an apprentice automotive air conditioning specialist.

Gain these skills

  • Service heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems 
  • Retrofitting and modifying 
  • Diagnosing and repairing faults 
  • Workplace safety and health.

 

Prerequisites

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Prerequisites

•             Trade Certificate (Automotive)

•             Current Automotive apprentice ( at least third year)  

You must obtain a Classroom (CL000) OR Trainee (TL000) Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Trainee Licence through the Australian Refrigeration Council before you can attend workshop training at South Metropolitan TAFE. Please allow up to seven days to obtain this. More information can be found at www.arctick.org  

 

Two types of trainee licence are available:  

1) TRAINEE (TL000 REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING TRAINEE LICENCE) For supervised handling of refrigerant in workplace and classroom (preferred). The supervisor must be the holder of a licence that entitles them to engage in work for which the licensee is being trained.  

2) TRAINEE CLASSROOM (CL000 REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING TRAINEE LICENCE – CLASSROOM) For handling of refrigeration in classroom only. Requiring a signed Trainers Declaration – received after enrolment and payment. To handle refrigerant in a classroom setting only. The licensee cannot handle refrigerant outside the classroom setting.   Applying for a licence is done through the Australian Refrigeration Council. 

Work placement

Work placement is a requirement for this course

<p>Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite certain days a week for a number of weeks.</p>

<p> [Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance, arranging PPE, etc] </p>

Important information

The AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology is required to obtain a Refrigerant Handling License. Applying for a licence is done through the Australian Refrigeration Council’s website www.arctick.org.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Study pathway

South Metropolitan TAFE offers all third and fourth year apprentice students who have or are close to completing the AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology or AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, the opportunity to gain the AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology.

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Carlisle - Part Time-Classroom

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Thornlie - Part Time-Self Paced

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Eligible students can qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning for this course.
Thornlie - Part Time-Classroom-3 Day Course + RPL

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Kwinana - Part Time-Classroom-3 Day Course

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Kwinana - Part Time-Classroom-3 Day Course + RPL

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Kwinana - Full Time-Classroom

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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Kwinana - Part Time-Classroom

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Kwinana - Part Time-Classroom

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Register to study part time for this course in Semester 1. We will send you a text message reminder to attend the part time enrolment day.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology

National ID: AUR30816 | State ID: BAG9

Are you looking for a spark to ignite your career?

When you complete the Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the motorcycle repair 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, steering, wiring and circuits, and workplace safety and health.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path

Job opportunities

 

  • When you complete the Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the motorcycle repair industry.

 

 

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

 

Further study opportunities:

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
Apply now
Let us help you make the approach to an employer to become their apprentice or trainee.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: AUR20516 | State ID: AB05

Are you revved up for a career powering modern cars?

By the time you've finished this qualification, you'll know your radiator from your regulator and be in a good position to get yourself an apprenticeship in mechanics.

Units covered include:

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

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Semester 1

Carlisle - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Kwinana - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Kwinana
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Mandurah
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Carlisle - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Carlisle
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Kwinana - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Kwinana
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Mandurah
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

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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 see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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

National ID: AUR20516 | State ID: AB06

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.

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Semester 1

Kwinana - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Kwinana
How Full Time
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December for round 1 offers in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Kwinana - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Kwinana
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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