Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology

Location
Length

107 week delivery, including term breaks.

Cricos Code

091638G

Course Code

AUR31516

Brisbane’s leading provider of Automotive training!

If you’re a hands-on sort of person who enjoys working in a garage, are curious to know what’s under the bonnet, an automotive course could be just what you’re looking for. 

Intech Institute has one of the best purpose-built workshops resembling a real-world working environment in Brisbane, just like working in a garage. This means that the students get hands-on experience making them ready for great motor vehicle mechanic jobs.

Students are given the opportunity to work on problematic vehicles of different makes, identify the issues and fix it! We fine tune our courses to ensure that students graduate with the right skills that employers seek.

Our students also get the opportunity for work placements with major second-hand retailers and garages in the area.

In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $52,000 per year.

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, Although, It is highly recommended that the student have:

  • have satisfactory numeracy and literacy capabilities
  • are mature age (over 18 years at the time of commencement) and
  • have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course.
What you'll learn

What you’ll learn:

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 28

  • 14 core units
  • 14 elective units

Mandatory Units:

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURHTE002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
AURHTF002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTM004 Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM008 Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM011 Recondition engine cylinder heads

Suggested Elective Units:

AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURAMA001
Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURETR032  Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURTTA009 Carry out pre-repair operations
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR030  Diagnose and repair starting systems
MEM18028B  Maintain engine lubrication systems
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTE005 Overhaul engines
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems

Teaching and assessment

Timetable: Monday- Friday, Work placement optional (The timetable for future intakes may differ to the current schedule.)

Delivery Method: is a combination classroom delivery (face-to-face) and industry placement (optional). Competencies will be assessed by theory tests, practical tasks and project work. You’ll also produce a portfolio of work.

Delivery Location: Course is delivered on-site at our Brisbane Campus: 21 Parkview Street, Milton, QLD.

Resources provided: Student will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit, Safety boots and Intech T-shirt on the induction day. We also recommend that the students wear protective clothing, safety glasses suited to the automotive industry.

Work Placements: Students are encouraged to seek industry workplace experience to gain the maximum benefit from the course. The greater the practice of skills, the higher the skill levels the student will achieve and the more likely the student will not only meet but exceed the learning outcomes. InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – conditions apply.

RPL

Have trade skills and work experience but no formal qualification?

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.

Fast track your studies and bridge the gaps in your skill set through the RPL. InTech offers you the chance to take all your experience and turn it into a Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology!!

For each unit, candidates will be given the option to demonstrate competency through a combination of any of the following:

  • A Portfolio of Evidence which includes:
    – Prior Qualifications (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/classroom
  • Written/Verbal Testing

Apply for RPL or for Credit Transfer for discounted fees and reduced study duration.

Career Pathways

Potential Career Pathways:  On successful completion of this course, a student can find employment as a qualified diesel mechanic. This qualification prepares you to perform mechanical work in the diesel engine service and repair industry.  You may find a career as an:

  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Light vehicle Mechanical Technician
  • Automotive Heavy Diesel Fuel Technician
  • Diesel Engine Technician
  • Forklift technician
  • Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician
  • Motorcycle Repair Technician
  • Heavy commercial vehicle technician
  • Agricultural Mechanical Technician
Fees and funding

Fees:  AUD 20,000-no hidden fee

The tuition fees as published are subject to change annually given individual circumstances at enrollment and a number of other factors.

You may be eligible for Queensland Government funding under the User Choice Program. Find out now!

Fee reduction applies for: Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

Payment Plan : We understand that students may find it difficult to pay the full tuition fee of a course upfront. Intech Institute of Technology’s tailored payment plan option allows students to pay your course fees either per semester or in monthly installments.

Intake Dates: There are 4 intake dates in a year: Jan-Feb, April-May, July & September-October

How to apply

See our how to apply section for further guidance.

If you still need help, our student advisor provides first point of contact for student who have applied to Intech Institute. Our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the process of applying to us and the current status of your application.

Professional accreditation and recognition

On successful completion of this course including competence in all assessment requirements , you will be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology.  This qualification are recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check the www.training.gov.au.

Additional information

Pathways into the qualification:
Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, Cert III or other relevant automotive qualifications.

Further Progression: Students can progress onto a higher level course within the college. We offer AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology & AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management courses within the Automotive course programs.

Work Placements: 

Students are encouraged to seek industry workplace experience to gain the maximum benefit from the course. The greater the practice of skills, the higher the skill levels the student will achieve and the more likely the student will not only meet but exceed the learning outcomes. InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – conditions apply.

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

If you're unsure please contact us at admissions@intech.edu.au