Automotive Career Options
Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology
This is qualification is part of the automotive industry retail, service and repair training package and is designed for apprentice or trainee vehicle mechanics. Students will learn how the various vehicle systems operate, and how to maintain test diagnose and repair those systems and components.
Core: apply safe working practices carry out diagnostic procedures implement and monitor environment regulations in the automotive mechanical industry. Electives: Test service and charge batteries carry out repairs to single electrical circuits Inspect service and repair. Harvesting equipment inspect service and repair crop planting and seeding equipment inspect service and repair spraying and spreading equipment, Repair and petrol fuel systems repair diesel fuel systems test service and charge batteries; carry out repairs to single electrical circuits; plus more.
Year 10 or equivalent.
Heavy vehicle motor mechanic, light engine mechanic and light vehicle motor mechanic.
Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology – Light Vehicle
This qualification is part of the automotive industry retail service and repair training package. It provides students with training that will enable them to repair and maintain cars, light vehicles and/ or motor cycles or particular components of vehicles such as steering and suspensions or cooling systems.
Applying safe working practices using and maintaining workplace tools and equipment selecting and using bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives. Carrying out servicing operations inspecting and servicing engines, inspecting and service cooling systems. Testing servicing and charging batteries. Carrying out repairs to single electrical circuits, inspecting and servicing suspension systems. Service petrol fuel systems. Communicating effectively in the workplace plus units for light vehicles and motorcycle pathways.
Year 10 relevant employment experience.
Light vehicle motor mechanic.
Certificate III in Automotive Vehicle Body
This qualification is part of the automotive industry retail service and repair training package. It provides training that will enable students to repair and maintain the body or cars and other vehicles. Streams are available in body building, panel beating, vehicle glazing, vehicle painting and vehicle trimming.
Core: apply safe working practicing apply environmental regulations and best practice in a workplace or business, implement and monitor environmental regulations in the automotive mechanical industry, apply environmental regulations best practice in the body repair industry. Electives: Carry out paint-less dent repairs, repair body panels (metal finishing), Repair body panels (incorporating filler), Repair body panels/components (thermo plastic), repair/replace structured damage (welding), Repair/ replace structural damage (riveting), Remove and install butyl sealed windscreens, Remove and install direct glazed windscreens, Plus more.
Panel beater, vehicle body builder, vehicle painter, vehicle trimmer, windscreen fitter.