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AUR20520 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: AUR20520 State ID: AC33
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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.

  • 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
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 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.

If this course is deemed competitive, you will be informed during your application via TAFE Admissions and additional entrance requirements will apply.

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

You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how here), once you have paid your fees. In the meantime the information below provides an indication of the time commitment required to complete this course, depending on your study option.

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week (7.0 hrs. each day)
  • Plus work placement (work experience), which will consist of a combination of simulated work shop experience on campus and industry placement (industry placement will consist of at least three weeks).
Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

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).

Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course.

Bring your own device (BYOD) is encouraged but not essential.
If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.

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.

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.

Please note You can visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

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.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2023

Midland - On Campus

Details
Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Midland
How On campus

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