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Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology


Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology – AUR20516

Course Overview

Jumpstart your career in the Automotive industry with a Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology.

Learn to diagnose, service, and repair brake systems, batteries, and everything in between. You'll work with diesel fuel injection systems, manual transmission, and petrol fuel systems, and learn to remove, select, and refit tyre assemblies for a range of vehicle types.

You'll also learn important workplace safety processes so you're prepared for life in a real auto workshop.

This course is delivered on campus and as an Apprenticeship, and is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme for eligible students.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We’ve had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we’re currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Automotive Service and Repair industry.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the:

  • AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle and Mechanical Technology
  • AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
  • AUR31216 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Starts 13th July - 4 Days a Week - 8.30am to 4.30pm - Sem 2 - On Campus /2020

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred 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
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider ( with your employer to organise your traineeship contract prior to applying for this course (Trainees Only)
Core Units
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
Inspect, test and service batteries
Carry out servicing operations
Inspect and service braking systems
Inspect and service cooling systems
Inspect and service steering systems
Inspect and service suspension systems
Inspect and service engines
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Inspect and service final drive assemblies
Inspect and service drive shafts
Elective Units
Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
Test and repair basic electrical circuits
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
Select light vehicle wheels and tyres
Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
Remove and replace brake assemblies
Remove and replace vehicle front suspension springs
Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
Inspect and service manual transmissions

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration
  • Online Assessments

Brett Ambrosio

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Students are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in webinars, excursions or other organised activities. You are encouraged to attend all scheduled appointments with your GOTAFE Trainer/Assessor.

This course can also be delivered Full Time over 6 months, 4 days per week. Contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

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.

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.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

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

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

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.

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