- Accredited Course; Apprenticeship
- Study mode
- On Campus
- Part Time
- Part Time: 3 years
- Starting Date
- February 2018
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of agricultural machinery in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship).
- Agricultural machinery mechanic
Opportunities for Further Study
Applicants must be correctly employed as an apprentice in the automotive industry and have a valid contract of training in place.
Course CostFor an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Fee Assistance.
VET Student LoansNot Applicable
1st year - $480 plus textbook (cost of which will be advised at time of enrolment), 2nd and 3rd years- $460 per year
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Pens, pencils, PPE as required
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To attain this qualification a total of 36 units must be achieved; comprising 24 core units and 12 electives.
Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
Test and repair basic electrical circuits
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
Diagnose and repair charging systems
Diagnose and repair starting systems
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems
Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems
Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems
Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies
Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions
Carry out servicing operations
Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
Carry out diagnostic procedures
Inspect and service braking systems
Diagnose and repair cooling systems
Inspect and service engines
Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
Note - Refer to Packaging Rules for detailed requirements for Electives
Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
Inspect and service hydraulic systems
Inspect and service steering systems
Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
Inspect and service final drive assemblies
Inspect and service drive shafts
Inspect and service manual transmissions
Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, workbooks/online assessments.