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Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

AUR20716

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Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation – AUR20716

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Course Overview

Get an introduction to the Auto industry with the Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of tasks related to familiarisation and inspection of mechanical and electrical components and systems of cars, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles. You'll also learn important workplace safety processes so you're prepared for life in a real auto workshop.

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

This course is delivered on campus, as part of the VETis program, and is part of the Free TAFE scheme for eligible students.

Career Pathways

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

Further Study

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

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

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

4 Days a Week - 8.30am to 4.30pm - Semester 2 / 2019

Shepparton - William Orr

Start 3rd Feb, 4 Days a Week - 8.30am to 4.30pm - Sem 1 - On Campus / 2020

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

Wangaratta - Docker Street

4 Days a Week - 8.30am to 4.30pm - Semester 2 / 2019

4 Days a Week - 8.30am to 4.30pm - Sem 1 - On Campus / 2020

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

Fee Information

All applicants fall under one of the following:

To be elegible for a government subsidy you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen; or
  • A new holder of a permanent visa; or
  • A New Zealand citizen

1. Subsidised Standard
$948.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$192.00
3. Full Fee
$1,274.00

All applicants are liable for the following costs:

Course Materials
$178.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

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 Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

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
Core Units
AURAEA002
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURAFA003
Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURAFA004
Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
AURASA002
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR003
Identify automotive electrical systems and components
AURLTA001
Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
AURTTK002
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Elective Units
AUMAFA001
Apply for jobs and undertake job interviews
AURAFA005
Write routine texts in an automotive workplace
AURAFA009
Carry out research into the automotive industry
AURAMA001
Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
AURAQA001
Contribute to quality work outcomes in an automotive workplace
AURETK001
Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment
AURETK003
Operate electrical test equipment
AURETR001
Remove and tag automotive electrical system components
AURETR002
Inspect heavy vehicle battery storage systems
AURETR006
Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR009
Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR015
Inspect, test and service batteries
AURETR046
Remove and refit vehicle batteries
AURETR047
Recharge vehicle batteries
AURETR048
Construct and test basic electronic circuits
AURTTA001
Remove and tag steering, suspension and braking system components
AURTTA002
Assist with automotive workplace activities
AURTTA003
Use and maintain basic mechanical measuring devices
AURTTA009
Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
AURTTA027
Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations
AURTTB007
Remove and replace brake assemblies
AURTTC004
Remove and replace radiators
AURTTD006
Remove and replace vehicle front suspension springs
AURTTD007
Remove and replace steering assemblies
AURTTE006
Remove and replace conventional engine assemblies
AURTTE007
Dismantle and assemble single cylinder four-stroke petrol engines
AURTTE008
Dismantle and assemble multi-cylinder four-stroke petrol engines
AURTTE009
Remove and replace engine cylinder heads
AURTTJ003
Remove and replace wheel and tyre assemblies
AURTTX012
Dismantle and assemble conventional manual transmissions
AURTTX013
Remove and replace clutch assemblies
AURVTA005
Clean vehicles
AURVTK001
Use and maintain vehicle body repair hand tools
AURVTN003
Remove and store vehicle body components
AURVTN038
Carry out basic repairs to vehicle body panels
AURVTN040
Repair vehicle plastic components
AURVTP006
Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces
AURVTP008
Clean and polish vehicle paint surfaces
AURVTP029
Prepare surface and prime repaired body panels
AURVTP030
Apply paint to vehicle body panels
AURVTP031
Cut and polish painted vehicle body panels
AURVTP032
Prepare and mask vehicle body panel surfaces
AURVTT008
Clean vehicle interior trim
AURVTW010
Set up and use welding equipment

Assessment methods may include:

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

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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.

Students will undertake simulated workplace experience within the GOTAFE workshop on campus.

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 click Enquire Now.

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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