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He ain't heavy, he's my heavy commercial vehicle

The Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology is intended to prepare new employees (apprentices) or recognise (via RPL) and develop existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive heavy commercial vehicle service and repair sector. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Cairns, Townsville Trade Training Centre

Key dates and info

DURATION

Course details

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
Cairns Any time Workplace/TAFE
Any time Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Townsville Trade Training Centre Any time Workplace/TAFE
Any time Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Entry requirements

Entry to this qualification is usually through an indenture as an apprentice or via RPL (see below). NB: In some cases, credit towards this qualification may apply from previously completed study. School based apprenticeships are also available. If you want to know more, please telephone Apprenticeships Info on 1800 210 210.

Minimum age: Entry into an apprenticeship or traineeship is generally limited to individuals who are 16 years of age or older. In special circumstances consideration may be given to individuals 13 years or older seeking to enter into an apprenticeship or traineeship. Queensland legislation applies age restrictions to particular apprenticeships and traineeships.

If you are under 18 years of age at the start date of your apprenticeship or traineeship, your parent or guardian must sign the training contract.

Education: Levels of education that should be attained prior to entry into the apprenticeship may be recommended but these are not mandatory unless the levels are set in legislation. If you want to know more please telephone Apprenticeships Info on 1800 210 210. All TAFE apprentices will complete a literacy and numeracy assessment as part of their TAFE training.

 

Location/s

Cairns
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Townsville Trade Training Centre
763 Ingham Road
Bohle
Townsville QLD 4818

Resources required

Steel capped safety boots are required while engaged in work activities and while students are in designated areas of TAFE.

Singlet tops are not allowed.

All persons having long hair will wear hair protection when working with or around moving machinery or whilst in designated areas of operation

 

Timetable

Please contact campus to discuss delivery mode.

Units

Students need to successfully complete 36 units to gain the qualification; 22 core and 14 elective units.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Core
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits Core
AURETR022 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems Core
AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems Core
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles Core
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems Core
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems Core
AURHTB001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems Core
AURHTD002 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems Core
AURHTD003 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems Core
AURHTE002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines Core
AURHTQ003 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts Core
AURHTZ001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems Core
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations Core
AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems Core
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures Core
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems Core
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems Core
AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems Core
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace Core
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies Core
AURAFA001 Use numbers in an automotive workplace Elective
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace Elective
AURAMA001 Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace Elective
AURATA002 Read, interpret and apply engineering drawings Elective
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems Elective
AURHTE001 Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies Elective
AURHTF002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems Elective
AURHTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies Elective
AURHTQ002 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies Elective
AURHTX001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions Elective
AURHTX004 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems Elective
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives Elective
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems Elective
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines Elective
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace Elective
AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions Elective
AURVTW003 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections Elective
AURVTW008 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting Elective
MEM07032B Use workshop machines for basic operations Elective
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

Prices are subject to change.

For more information about the costs associated with undertaking an apprenticeship, please give us a call.

Additional costs

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:

  • Protective clothing
  • Broad brimmed hat for all outdoor activities
  • Steel capped safety boots are required while engaged in work activities and while students are in designated areas of TAFE
  • Long sleeved shirts are highly recommended *Singlet tops are not allowed.
  • Welding shield and Welding Gloves / Long Gauntlets for MMAW, GMAW & Thermal Cutting
  • Clear safety glasses to AS1337
  • All persons having long hair will wear hair protection when working with or around moving machinery or whilst in designated areas of operation
  • A scientific calculator, pens (preferably blue and black ink), pencils, eraser, whiteout, ruler and note book.

Textbooks required:

  • Heavy Duty Truck Systems Version 5th edition
  • Modern Diesel Technology, Heavy Equipment Systems Version 1, Publication Year 2009
  • Diesel engines and Fuel Systems Version, Publication Year 2012

Outcome

AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Job prospects

  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technician
  • Diesel Motor Mechanic
  • Motor Mechanics

Enrol now if you have:

  • received booking confirmed and got your Training Notice
  • checked your course cost and know which payment option is right for you (under the costs tab).
  • read the student rules and refund policy

All done? Call 1300 656 959 to enrol today!

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 10 September 2017

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