Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology

Course Code AUR30416
Campus Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details
Duration 1200 hours

The AUR30416 Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Agricultural Mechanical Technician. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of agricultural machinery in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. The AUR30416 Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers performing mechanical work in the agricultural vehicle and equipment service and repair sector. Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR20516 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications. This course is delivered as an apprenticeship.

AUR30416 - Core Units
AURTTA018 - Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTA004 - Carry out servicing operations
AURAFA003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURETR029 - Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURTTC003 - Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURHTE002 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
AURHTF002 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
AURHTQ003 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
AURKTB001 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems
AURKTQ001 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies
AURKTA011 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems
AURKTD002 - Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems
AURKTX001 - Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions
AURETR030 - Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURAEA002 - Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 - Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURTTB001 - Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTF002 - Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTE004 - Inspect and service engines
AURACA001 - Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURTTA005 - Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURETR012 - Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR025 - Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURTTK002 - Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

AUR30416 - Elective Units
AURAEA003 - Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURETR022 - Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
AURETR024 - Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR032 - Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETR044 - Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
AURHTB001 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems
AURHTB002 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems
AURHTB007 - Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle electronic braking systems
AURHTD002 - Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems
AURHTD003 - Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems
AURHTD004 - Carry out heavy vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURHTD005 - Analyse and evaluate faults in heavy commercial vehicle steering and suspension systems
AURHTE001 - Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
AURHTQ001 - Inspect heavy commercial vehicle driveline components
AURHTQ002 - Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies
AURHTX001 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
AURHTX003 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions
AURHTX004 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
AURHTZ001 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
AURKTA002 - Inspect, service and repair crop harvesting equipment
AURKTA003 - Inspect, service and repair crop planting and seeding equipment
AURKTA004 - Inspect, service and repair spraying and spreading equipment
AURTTA006 - Inspect and service hydraulic systems
AURTTA009 - Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
AURTTA012 - Fabricate and install fluid power hose assemblies
AURTTA013 - Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems
AURTTB004 - Inspect and service air braking systems
AURTTC001 - Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTD002 - Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 - Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE005 - Overhaul engines
AURTTF005 - Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTK001 - Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTQ001 - Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTX003 - Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURTTX006 - Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions
AURVTW003 - Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
AURVTW008 - Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURVTW009 - Carry out basic gas metal arc welding

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

Further training pathways from this qualification include: X AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis X AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or other relevant qualifications.

The AUR30416 Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Automotive Service and Repair industry. Working in this industry can also be physically demanding. Applicants should consider their physical ability to complete the job role e.g. bending, lifting, manual handling etc.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship. If you wish to discuss the support offered through an Australian Apprenticeships Centre please contact an Australian Apprenticeship Centre in your region.Practical placement is required to successfully complete this course. This qualification is also delivered via a subcontract arrangement with Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI).

Type Cost
Full Fees Fees maybe applicable contact 1300 GOTAFE (468 233)
Concession Fees maybe applicable contact 1300 GOTAFE (468 233)
Fee for Service Fee $6,240.00
Material Fee Fees maybe applicable contact 1300 GOTAFE (468 233)


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

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details