Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Course Code: AUR30316
Study Area:
Automotive


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) and where possible assessments and work placements (on the condition that these are safe and practical to implement). Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course. Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

Start date: Rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.

End date: Rolling enrolments.



Campus
 
  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Apprenticeship: Block release is available. You will attend classes for one week approximately every 2 months. Monday – Thursday 8am – 4.30pm & Friday 8am - 1pm. Non Apprentice: Programs will be customised to suit your requirements.

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • This course may lead to employment as an Automotive Electrician, Automotive Electrical Technician or Automotive Electrical Diagnostic Technician.

Prerequisites
  • This course is available through the apprenticeship and traineeship pathway. You are eligible if you are employed or have been offered a new apprenticeship or traineeship in your chosen field. Also, it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Course overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

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

Selection process
  • Must be currently employed as an apprentice/trainee or you will be considered during interview.

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
  • Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods

Learning options
  • Online

Key study areas
 
  • Solder electrical wiring and circuits
  • Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
  • Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
  • Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems

  • Further study opportunities

    Fees

    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 total 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:Apprenticeship
    Government subsidised - average total course fee*$3,433.50
    Concession - average total course fee*$682.50
    Full fee - average total course fee*$17,157.00
    B.   Materials average fee**$525.00
    C.   Consumables average fee**$1,050.00
    Indicative pricing for:
    A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
    Government subsidised - average total course fee*$3,433.50
    Concession - average total course fee*$682.50
    Full fee - average total course fee*$17,157.00
    B.   Materials average fee**$525.00
    C.   Consumables average fee**$1,050.00
    Indicative pricing for:

    *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. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.


    This page was last updated on 21/09/2020 8:47 PM





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