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AUR20420 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship)

AUR20420 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID AUR20420 State ID AC29

Ignite your automotive electrical career.

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship course you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrical technician.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.


When Semester 2, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Ignite your automotive electrical career

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll have what employers are looking for in an apprentice automotive electrical technician.
This specialised pre-apprenticeship will help you on a path to an apprenticeship or employment in heavy duty automotive, agriculture and mobile plant.

Many employers prefer apprenticeship applicants to have completed a pre-apprenticeship — this course will give you the skills and knowledge to make you more competitive and give you a flying start in learning a trade. Plus our strong links to the automotive industry may also help!

Enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

Please note that entry into this course is competitive.

  • Installing, testing and repairing wiring and lighting systems, electrical systems, electrical components and circuits
  • Reading wiring diagrams
  • Workplace safety and health

I have the following attributes:

  • Good background in reading, writing and mathematics
  • Good eyesight and vision for detail
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to interact with customers

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 2, 2024


Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2024
Where Midland
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $932.34
(Tuition fee* $497.34 + Resource fee $435.00 )
Indicative Concession fee $582.36
(Tuition fee* $147.36 + Resource fee $435.00 )

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have been applied to the Tuition Fee total displayed under Course Fees. Tuition Fee capping is not reflected in the fees displayed when looking at the cost per unit. Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types. They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students. Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822



National ID Unit title
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AW868 Module 3 (mid-point)
AW867 Module 2 (commenced)
AW866 Module 1 (placement arranged)
AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AW869 Module 4 (completed)
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
AURETR008 Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace


National ID Unit title
AURETR013 Inspect, test and service charging systems
AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR014 Inspect, test and service starting systems

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This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the SELECT YOUR PREFERRED CAMPUS AND APPLY section above.

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