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Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Course Code: AUR20716
Study Area:
Automotive and Engineering

Start date: July 2018

End date: October 2018

This course assists you to pursue a career in the automotive industry as a trainee / apprentice. This course is highly regarded within the automotive industry with many employers recruiting new apprentices from the graduate pool.

  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Pre-apprenticeship - 15 - Week/s


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Automotive Apprenticeship
  • Automotive Trade Assistant

  • Individual interview

Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a limited range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical components and systems of light vehicles, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles. This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

How to apply
Application to VTAC and supplementary application to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods

Learning options

Key study areas

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology (Motor Mechanics Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate III in Vehicle Body (Panel Beating)
  • Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average annual course fee*$810.00
Concession - average annual course fee*$162.00
Full fee - average annual course fee*$2,970.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)**$135.00
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)**$90.00
Indicative pricing for:05/02/2018

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students.   Read more

This page was last updated on 8/05/2018 11:28 AM

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