This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector.
In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $55,100 per year.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.
To complete this qualification you will need to complete:
A total number of units: 36 units
- 22 core units
- 14 elective 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
AURETR022 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURHTB001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems
AURHTD002 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems
AURHTD003 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems
AURHTE002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
AURHTQ003 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
AURHTZ001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
Suggested Elective Units:
1 unit must be selected from either group A or B:
Group A: Heavy Vehicle Manual Transmission
AURHTX001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
Group B: Heavy Vehicle Automatic Transmission
AURHTX003 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle automatic transmissions
Up to 13 units may be selected from the following units: (Conditions Apply)
General Elective Units
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURHTE001 Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
AURHTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
AURHTJ006 Remove, inspect, repair and refit heavy vehicle tyres and tubes
AURHTQ002 Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
This qualification is available through an RPL (Recognition of current competency or prior learning) only.
Students are encouraged to seek industry work 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.
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 Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical 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
On successful completion of this course, a student can find employment as a qualified motor mechanic. This qualification prepares you to perform mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle 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: Please contact admissions for more information.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change annually given individual circumstances at enrolment and a number of other factors.
If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan. This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.
Intake Dates: There are 4 intake dates in a year: Jan-Feb, April-May, July & September-October
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.
On successful completion of this course including competence in all assessment requirements , you will be awarded the Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology. This qualification are recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check the www.training.gov.au.
Pathways into the qualification:
Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications.
Further Progression: Students can progress onto a higher level course at Intech Institute. We offer AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology & AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management courses within the Automotive course programs.