AUR20516 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: AUR20516 State ID: AB05
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This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Gear up for a career in the automotive industry

Complete this pre-apprenticeship course and you'll have what employers will are looking for in an apprentice light vehicle automotive service and repair technician. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours 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!

Automotive technicians work on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems.

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

There may be competitive entry to this course. For successful completion of this course, you will be required to complete a work placement component.

Half-price

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 initiative, from January 1 2021 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

  • Carry out servicing operations
  • Inspect and service engines, steering and suspension systems
  • Repair single electrical circuits
  • Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
  • Apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes

I have the following attributes:

  • Ability to work well with manual hand tools and technical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good vision and hearing
  • Communication and customer service skills
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

Other costs for consideration:

  • Automotive Mechanics Volume 1 Textbook
  • Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including long cotton pants, cotton shirt, steel capped safety boots and safety glasses.

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week (7.0 hrs. each day)
  • There is significant work placement (work experience) component to this course. It will consist of a combination of simulated work shop experience on campus and industry placement (industry placement will consist of at least three weeks).

 

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in the automotive industry, but you need to be registered with the The Apprenticeship Office and employed.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see joboutlook.gov.au 

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in the automotive industry, but you need to be registered with the The Apprenticeship Office and employed.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees until 31 December 2021. The “annual fees cap” means that full-fee paying students will only pay a maximum of $1,200 (plus resource fee) and concession-fee paying students or those aged 15-24 years will only pay up to $400 (plus resource fee). Please see below an approximate estimate of what you will pay on enrolment.

Annual Full fee

Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
591.30 255.00 846.30

 

Annual Concession fee

Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
175.20 255.00 430.20

These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.

  • Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
  • Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester.
  • Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible. 
  • For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
  • Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
  • Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
  • The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
  • VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
  • Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

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