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Develop the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of servicing operations on light vehicles, heavy vehicles and motorcycles within a mechanical service or repair business.

Completion of this program could lead to a position as an apprentice or trainee in the automotive fields or other related positions. Our courses will fuel your career in general automotive repair and spare parts sales, or as a tyre and brake specialist, auto electrical, outboard or motor bike mechanic. 

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EAB06 Automotive Air Conditioning Skill Set Skill set Online
Midland
Automotive, Automotive Electrical, air conditioning, auto, servicing, vehicle, car, ac, air con, Aircon, heating, ventilation, HVAC, refrigerant, Australian Refrigeration Council,

Meet the licensing requirements for automotive air conditioning

If you have an automotive or other relevant qualification and require a Refrigerant Handling Licence then our Automotive Air Conditioning Skill Set is the ideal study pathway for you.

When you successfully complete this skill set you'll meet the training requirements to obtain a Refrigerant Handling License. Applying for a license is done through the Australian Refrigeration Council’s website www.arctick.org Opens in a new window - see the Australian Refrigeration Council for further information about licenses.

This course is delivered through a combination of online study and on-campus practical components.

AUR20218 BDQ6 Automotive Air Conditioning Technology Certificate II Online
Midland
J371, TAFE02, Automotive, Automotive Electrical, aur20212, air conditioning, auto, servicing, vehicle, car, AUR20216, O000004, O000000, ac, air con, BAG0, AUR20216, Aircon, AUR20218, BDQ6, heating, ventilation, HVAC, refrigerant, Australian Refrigeration Council,

Meet the licensing requirements for automotive air conditioning

When you successfully complete this course you'll have what employers are looking for in an automotive licensed air conditioning technician.

North Metropolitan TAFE offers this as a standalone course, but if you are an apprentice student close to completing the AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology or AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology,  you have the opportunity to gain the Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology as well.

This course is delivered through a combination of online study and on-campus practical components. You can also apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where appropriate.

The AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology is required to obtain a Refrigerant Handling License. Applying for a license is done through the Australian Refrigeration Council’s website www.arctick.org.

Gain these skills
  • Service heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems
  • Retrofit and modify
  • Diagnose and repair faults
  • Workplace safety and health
Is this course right for me?

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
AUR20416-AB03 AB03 Automotive Electrical Technology (Automotive Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On campus
Midland
WB71, TAFE02, Vehicle, Electric, Car, Auto, aur20412, automotive, mechanic, aa25, TAFEADM,O000000, Automotive, O000003, Electrical, AUR20416, AB03, YY000000, O000004, diagnostic, circuits,

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Ignite your automotive electrical career

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

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.

Gain these skills
  • Installing, testing and repairing wiring and lighting systems, electrical systems, electrical components and circuits
  • Reading wiring diagrams
  • Workplace safety and health
Is this course right for me?

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
AUR20516-AB05 AB05 Automotive Servicing Technology (Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On campus
Midland
WB73, TAFE02, O000000, Vehicle Servicing, Service, Cars, Auto, O000004, AUR20512, automotive, vehicle, mechanic, aa27, TAFEADM, YY000000, AUR20516, AB05, trade, transmission, technician, diagnostic

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.

Gain these skills
  • 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
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Ability to work well with manual hand tools and technical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good vision and hearing
  • A current drivers license
  • Communication and customer service skills
AUR30616 BAE6 Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Midland
TAFE02, O000000, Vehicle Servicing, Service, Cars, Auto, O000004, AUR30616, automotive, BAE6, Mechanical, Vehicle, Servicing, Mechanic, car, j374, aur30612, 

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Fine tune your automotive career

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology will see you quailified as a Light Vehicle Automotive Service and Repair Technician working on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. 

Study with us and you'll enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Service light vehicles
  • Diagnose and repair many vehicle systems including braking, transmissions, steering, suspension, cooling, charging and starting systems
  • Workplace safety and health
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Ability to work well with manual hand tools and technical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good vision and hearing
  • A current drivers license
  • Communication and customer service skills

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Learn the skills and knowledge required to service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles. You will learn how to install, test and repair vehicle lighting, wiring systems, batteries, electronic spark and ignition engine management systems. Our comprehensive courses will give you the knowledge of all things automotive-electrics – so you are ready to enter the industry.

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