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Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

Location

Milton

Length

115 weeks

Cricos Code

096526J

Course Code

AUR31216

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. $89,600 per year.

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant machinery 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)
What you'll learn

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 36 units

  • 22 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
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
AURHTE002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
AURHTF002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
AURKTA005 Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems
AURKTA011 Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems
AURKTB001 Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems
AURKTD002 Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems
AURKTQ001 Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies
AURKTX001 Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTX006 Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions

  • up to 14  units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed below
  • up to 6  units may be chosen from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.

Suggested Elective Units:

AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURATA002 Read, interpret and apply engineering drawings
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU005 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURHTB001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems
AURHTE001 Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
AURHTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
AURHTQ003 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
AURHTX002 Inspect, test and replace heavy vehicle automatic transmissions
AURHTX004 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
AURHTZ001 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
AURKTA001 Synchronise plant and equipment
AURKTD001 Diagnose and repair mobile plant suspension systems
AURKTJ002 Remove, inspect and fit earthmoving and off-the-road wheel and rim assemblies
AURHTJ005 Identify and apply heavy vehicle pneumatic wheeled traction performance enhancement systems
AURKTJ006 Use earthmoving and off-the-road tyre handlers
AURKTR001 Diagnose and repair electronic over hydraulic control systems
AURKTX004 Diagnose and repair continuously variable transmissions
AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA007 Inspect, service and repair pneumatic systems
AURTTA011 Install hydraulic systems to specified applications
AURTTA012 Fabricate and install fluid power hose assemblies
AURTTA014 Assemble and install pneumatic system components
AURTTA015 Produce engineering drawings for vehicle components
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTB004 Inspect and service air braking systems
AURTTB006 Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTE005 Overhaul engines
AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTF003 Overhaul diesel fuel injection system components
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTQ003 Inspect and service drive shafts
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
AURTTX004 Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions
AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems
AURVTW001 Carry out manual metal arc welding on components
AURVTW003 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
AURVTW004 Carry out tungsten inert gas welding
AURVTW008 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURVTW009 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding

Teaching and assessment

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

Delivery Method: For International Students the delivery method is face-to-face classroom delivery. Competencies will be assessed by theory tests, practical tasks and project work.

Delivery Method: For local students, InTech may offer the course as distance online (up to 25% of the total course as an online delivery) and face-to-face class. Competencies will be assessed by theory tests, practical tasks and project 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 Mobile Plant 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

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 and funding

Fees:  AUD $18,000-no hidden fee

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

Payment Plan

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

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

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 Mobile Plant 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, Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant 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