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AUR31116 – Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Summary:

The Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive mechanical service and repair sector. 

Career Outcomes:

  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technician



Class Delivery



Part time

Full time

Part time

Full time





36 months

Delivery Method:            

  • Workplace / Flexible Delivery

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 AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology, students must successfully complete a total of  36 units, comprising:
    • 22 core units
    • 14 elective units
  • For this course, the total nominal hours must be between 1140 and 1200 nominal hours.

Core Units:

  • AURASA002 - Follow Safe Working Practices in an Automotive Workplace
  • AURTTF002 - Inspect and Service Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
  • AURTTK002 - Use and Maintain Workplace Tools and Equipment in an Automotive Workplace
  • AURTTA004 - Carry out Servicing Operations
  • AURTTQ001 - Inspect and Service Final Drive Assemblies
  • AURETR025 - Test, Charge and Replace Batteries and Jump Start Vehicles
  • AURAEA002 - Follow Environmental Land Sustainability Best Practice in an Automotive Workplace
  • 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
  • AURETR022 - Diagnose and Repair Vehicle Dynamic Control Systems
  • AURHTD002 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems
  • AURHTD003 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Commercial Vehicle Suspension Systems
  • AURHTB001 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Braking Systems
  • AURTTF005 - Diagnose and Repair Engine Forced-Induction Systems
  • AURHTQ003 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Drive Shafts
  • AURHTZ001 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Emission Control Systems
  • AURTTA006 - Inspect and Service Hydraulic Systems
  • AURETR024 - Diagnose and Repair Compression Ignition Engine Management Systems
  • AURHTE002 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Compression Ignition Engines
  • AURTTA018 - Carry out Diagnostic Procedures

Elective Units:

  • AURTTE004 - Inspect and Service Engines
  • AURTTD002 - Inspect and Service Steering Systems
  • AURTTD004 - Inspect and Service Suspension Systems
  • AURTTX003 - Inspect and Service Automatic Transmissions
  • AURHTB002 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Hydraulic Braking Systems
  • AURTTZ002 - Diagnose and Repair Exhaust Systems
  • AURHTQ002 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Commercial Vehicle Final Drive Assemblies
  • AURHTX004 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Clutch Systems
  • AURHTX001 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Manual Transmissions
  • AURVTW003 - Carry out Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding on Vehicle Body Sections
  • AURVTW008 -Carry out Oxyacetylene Welding, Thermal Heating and Cutting
  • AURETU003 - Service Air Conditioning and HVAC Systems
  • AURETR043 - Diagnose and Repair Electronic Body Management Systems
  • AURHTB007 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Commercial Vehicle Electronic Braking Systems
  • AURHTF002 - Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Diesel Fuel Injection Systems