• Code
  • AUR20716
  • Type
  • Pre-Apprenticeship; Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Part Time
  • Duration
  • Part Time: 16 weeks - 3 days per week plus 1 day per week placement
  • Times
  • 8.00am-4.30pm
  • Starting Date
  • March 2018
  • Location
  • Yallourn
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Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a limited range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical components and systems of light vehicles, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles. This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation.

Career Opportunities

Apprenticeship in automotive industry

Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

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VET Student Loans

Not Applicable

Materials Fees


Specialist Course Information



8 hours per week, and the student is to arrange their own placement

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Pens, pencils, PPE as required

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

To attain this qualification a total of 12 units must be achieved; comprising 7 core units and 5 electives.

Unit Code

Unit Title

Core Units


Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace


Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace


Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace


Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace


Identify automotive electrical systems and components


Identify automotive mechanical systems and components


Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Elective Units

Note: Refer to Packaging Rules for detailed Elective requirements


Carry out research into the automotive industry


Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations


Dismantle and assemble single cylinder four-stroke petrol engines


Dismantle and assemble multi-cylinder four-stroke petrol engines


Dismantle and assemble conventional manual transmissions

Course Dates



Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, workbooks/online assessments

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