This entry-level qualification is a stepping stone for individuals who want to establish their career in the automotive industry. Students will develop key foundation skills and knowledge related to the automotive industry. This includes learning how to perform a variety of tasks such as identifying basic automotive faults and inspecting and servicing brakes, cooling, steering, suspension, engines, drive shafts and final drive assemblies.
This is a VET in School (VETiS) Program (QLD residents only). Students can undertake VET at school:
- As part of their school studies where it is delivered and resourced by a school registered training (RTO)
- By enrolling directly to Intech
- As a school-based apprentice or trainee
See eligibility requirements under funded programs.
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.
While there are no formal entry requirements, it is expected that students have basic Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills.
QLD Domestic Students may be eligible to enrol through VETiS (subject to eligibility requirements).
To be eligible for a VETiS program, you must be:
- Currently enrolled in Year 10, 11 or 12 and attending school
- Permanently reside in QLD
- An Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND RULES
To be awarded the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, the following units of competency must be achieved.
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURATA001 Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURETR115 Inspect, test and service batteries
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTB101 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTQ103 Inspect and service drive shafts
PLUS ELECTIVE UNITS:
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR125 Test, charge, and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURTTF101 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
INTERNSHIP/ ON-THE-JOB WORK PLACEMENTS:
Students are encouraged to seek industry work placement to gain the maximum benefit from the course. This is an opportunity to not only apply and practice the skills acquired in a formal work environment, but to improve their capabilities. As a result, the student will not only meet but exceed their learning outcomes.
InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – Conditions apply.
Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.
VET in School Students
Students completing this course in their school are required to attend face-to-face classes and workshops on school premises.
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit, safety boots and Intech t-shirt on induction day.
We recommend students wear personal protective equipment suited to the engineering industry.
On induction /orientation day, students will receive:
- Overview of each unit of competency
- Methods of assessment
- Student handbook
- Training plan and schedule
- Internship details and journal
- Job placement logbooks
- Textbooks and study materials
- Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
- Work placement support
Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into a Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology!
Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:
- Portfolio of Evidence
- Prior qualification (accredited and non-accredited)
- Employment history (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
- Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
- References and testimonials from verifiable sources
- Journals and publications
- Practical testing in the workshop or classroom (if necessary)
- Written/verbal testing (if necessary)
Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!
POTENTIAL CAREER PATHWAYS:
- Apprentice/Trainee – Mechanic
- Automotive Service Person
Domestic Students (Full-Time)
This qualification is funded by the Queensland Government under VET in School (VETiS).
Students currently enrolled in high school in Years 10, 11 or 12 can undertake this qualification under the VET in School program. VETiS is fully funded and is fee-free for high students.
Ready to get started?
Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.
If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.
Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Certificate II in Automotive Service Technology. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au
Further Progression: Students can progress onto the next level of qualification within the college.
We offer the following qualifications:
- AUR30620 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
- or other relevant qualifications
Credits may also include units of competency contained within relevant skill sets and statements of attainment.