Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology

Course Code AUR20416
Campus Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street
Duration 420 hours

Course Overview

The AUR20416 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitter.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks related to installation, assembly and servicing of electrical components/systems of motor vehicles within the Automotive Engineering and Technology industry. The AUR20416 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology is intended to prepare prospective employees and existing workers who undertake service and repair of vehicle electrical components and systems in the automotive electrical industry. Work may include performing component/system fabricating, fitting or modifying operations of automotive aftermarket electrical componentry and installation.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed relevant units of competency from AUR10116 Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation in this Training Package or other relevant qualifications.

This course is delivered on campus and as an Apprenticeship.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

After completing AUR20416 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology, you may like to undertake AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology.

The AUR20416 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Automotive industry as any of the following:
§Automotive electrical component installer or Accessory Fitter
§Accessory Fitter
§Automotive Electrical Trainee/Assistant.

Working in this industry can be physically demanding. Applicants should consider their physical ability to complete the job role e.g. bending, lifting, manual handling etc.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Shepparton – Fryers Street
Wangaratta – Docker Street

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Standard $1,092.00
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession $218.40
Govt Subsidised-Trainee $1,008.00
Govt Subsidised-Trainee Concession $201.60
Full Fee $1,470.00
Course Materials $210.00

Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019.   For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
§Attend an interview
§Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
§Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
Register with the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network

Units of Competency

AUR20416 – Core Units
AURETR007 – Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURAEA002 – Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR015 – Inspect, test and service batteries
AURETR011 – Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURETR009 – Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR008 – Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies
AURETR006 – Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR012 – Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETK002 – Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace

AUR20416 – Elective Units
AURACA001 – Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURAFA001 – Use numbers in an automotive workplace
AURAFA003 – Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURAFA004 – Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
AURAMA001 – Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
AURATA001 – Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURETK001 – Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment
AURETR005 – Install automotive security systems and components
AURETR010 – Repair wiring harnesses and looms
AURETR013 – Inspect, test and service charging systems
AURETR014 – Inspect, test and service starting systems
AURETR016 – Read and apply vehicle wiring schematics and drawings
AURETR025 – Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR042 – Remove, refit and operate electrical components following body repair activities
AURLTA001 – Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
AURSCA001 – Select and supply automotive parts and products
AURSCA003 – Apply sales procedures in an automotive workplace
AURTTK001 – Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

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