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AUR30616 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Summary:

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry.

Career Outcomes:

  • Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician



Class Delivery



Part time

Full time

Part time

Full time



12 months


36 months

Delivery Method:            

  • Workplace / Flexible Delivery
  • Classroom

How to Apply:                    

  • By phone:
    • Skillinvest Metro – 1300 135 008
    • Skillinvest Regional – 1300 308 620

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Fees and Charges:

  • Refer to the Fees & Charges link on the Skillinvest website (

Qualification Requirements:

  • To achieve the award of AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, students must successfully complete a total of  36 units comprising:
    • 20 core units
    • 16 elective units, of which:
      • up to 16 elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
      • up to 6 elective 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.
  • For this course, the total nominal hours must be between 860 and 1285 nominal hours.

Core Units:

  • AURASA002 - Follow Safe Working Practices in an Automotive Workplace
  • AURTTK002 - Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment in an Automotive Workplace
  • AURTTB001 - Inspect and Service Braking Systems
  • AURTTA004 - Carry out Servicing Operations
  • AURTTE004 - Inspect and Service Engines
  • AURTTF001 - Inspect and Service Petrol Fuel Systems
  • AURAEA002 - Follow Environmental and Sustainability Best Practice in an Automotive Workplace
  • AURETR025 - Test, Charge and Replace Batteries and Jump-Start Vehicles
  • AURTTC003 - Diagnose and Repair Cooling Systems
  • AURETR012 - Test and Repair Basic Electrical Circuits
  • AURETR029 - Diagnose and Repair Charging Systems
  • AURETR030 - Diagnose and Repair Starting Systems
  • AURLTD004 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Steering Systems
  • AURLTD005 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Suspension Systems
  • AURLTB003 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Hydraulic Braking Systems
  • AURETR023 - Diagnose and Repair Spark Ignition Engine Management Systems
  • AURETR031 - Diagnose and Repair Ignition Systems
  • AURLTE002 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Engines
  • AURLTZ001 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Emission Control Systems
  • AURTTA018 - Carry out Diagnostic Procedures

Elective Units:

  • AURTTQ001 - Inspect and Service Final Drive Assemblies
  • AURTTQ003 - Inspect and Service Final Drive Shafts
  • AURLTQ002 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Drive Shafts
  • AURLTQ001 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Final Drive Assemblies
  • AURTTA017 - Carry out Vehicle Safety Inspections
  • AURETR022 - Diagnose and Repair Vehicle Dynamic Control Systems
  • AURLTX001 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Manual Transmissions
  • AURLTX003 - Diagnose and Repair Light Vehicle Clutch Systems
  • AURETR043 - Diagnose and Repair Electronic Body Management Systems
  • AURTTF005 - Diagnose and Repair Engine Forced Induction Systems
  • AURTTX005 - Inspect and Service Clutch Systems
  • AURTTA003 - Use and Maintain Basic Mechanical Measuring Devices
  • AURTTJ001 - Balance Wheels and Tyre
  • AURLTJ002 - Remove, Inspect, Repair and Refit Light Vehicle Tyres and Tubes
  • AURLTJ001 - Select Light Vehicle Tyres and Wheels for Specific Applications
  • AURLTD006 - Carry out Light Vehicle Wheel Alignment Operations
  • AURLTJ003 - Remove, Inspect Refit Wheel Assemblies
  • AURTTB003 - Machine Brake Drums and Brake Disc Rotors
  • AURTTD004 - Inspect and Service Suspension Systems
  • AURETU003 - Service Air Conditioning and HVAC Systems
  • AURTTX003 - Inspect and Service Automatic Transmissions
  • AURTTZ002 - Diagnose and Repair Exhaust System
  • AURTTF002 - Inspect and Service Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
  • AURTTD002 - Inspect and Service Steering Systems