Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology 2018-10-23T09:11:29+00:00

“Auto Skills Australia indicates a national shortage of approximately
21,800 skilled people within the automotive industry”

Source: Automotive Environmental Scan 2014 / ASA


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Students 18 years and above who have satisfactorily completed year 12 or its equivalent.Language proficiency: IELTS overall score of 5.5 or equivalent.
Further study include AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, or other relevant qualifications.
RPL is recognising and gaining credit towards a qualification by having your skills and knowledge assessed to see if they meet today’s industry standards. Students who have successfully completed whole units of competency with another RTO can apply for a credit transfer (CT).
Course is delivered face-to-face depending on the subject matter: classroom delivery, individual tasks, knowledge tests and practicals. The context of the simulated workplace environment is incorporated into delivery methodologies and candidates complete tasks to appropriate workplace standards.
Assessment will incorporate a range of written questions and practical demonstrations.

The following 28 units must be successfully completed:

Units Code Units Name
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
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURHTE002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURHTF002 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTM004 Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM008 Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM011 Recondition engine cylinder heads
AURAFA003  Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
 AURAMA001  Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
AURETR024  Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems
 AURETR028  Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
 AURETR029  Diagnose and repair charging systems
 AURETR030  Diagnose and repair starting systems
 AURETR032  Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
 AURHTX004  Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
 AURHTZ001  Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
 AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
 AURTTF002  Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
 AURTTF005  Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
 AURSCA001  Select and supply automotive parts and products
AURTTA021 Diagnose complex system faults


Tim Donohoe
Tim DonohoeAutomotive Trainer