This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform ad broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.h


93 Queensbridge St., Southbank VIC 3006


64 weeks incl. holidays

Total Tuition Weeks

52 weeks

Delivery & assessment mode

Face-to-face, a combination of theory, practical and/or project assessments

Entry requirements

  • Completion of year 11 or equivalent. (Subject to the assessment and approval of Baxter Institute Admission team.)
  • English requirements: IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL PB 506, TOEFL IBT 62, PTE Academic 46, CAE & CPE (from 2015) 162
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age and above
  • Successful completion of Pre-training review (PTR)
  • LLN Level 3

Work-based training/ Work placement


Possible pathways for further study

AUR40216 Cert. IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or other relevant qualifications in Automotive & Engineering

Possible occupational outcomes

Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician, Light Vehicle Mechanic

Fees & Charges*

Offshore International Onshore International
Tuition fee $14,500 $11,500
Administration fee $200 $200
Materials fee $750 $750

*Tuition fees and other course-related fees are not subject to change once a student has enrolled. All equipment & resources are at the student's expense

Units of Competency


  • 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
  • AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark 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
  • AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
  • AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
  • AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems
  • AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
  • AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines
  • AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
  • AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
  • AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
  • AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
  • AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
  • AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
  • AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
  • AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace


  • AURLTJ013 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
  • AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
  • AURTTJ011 Balance wheels and tyres
  • AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
  • AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions
  • AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies
  • AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
  • AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
  • AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
  • AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems
  • AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
  • AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
  • AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
  • AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
  • AURTTB005 Assemble and fit braking system components
  • AURLTJ011 Select light vehicle wheels and tyres
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 6, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Jan 2020
64 weeks
14,500 AUD
Offshore International: $14,500 Onshore International: $11,500
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