Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Apprenticeship)

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Course Code
Course Level
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
Course Location
Warragul; Yallourn; Leongatha; Bairnsdale; Sale
Course Duration
Part Time: 3 years
Course Cost
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Study Modes
Part Time (Day)

Warragul, Yallourn and Leongatha
Automotive Department

Phone: (03) 5127 0253

Email: automotive@gippstafe.edu.au

Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Fulham Campus
Jamie Austin

Phone: (03) 5142 2496
Email: j.austin@federationtraining.edu.au

Bairnsdale Campus
Lance Martin

Phone: (03) 5150 4287
Email: l.martin@federationtraining.edu.au

Course Overview

This apprenticeship aims to give the skills and knowledge to allow students to not only have the skills to work as a light motor mechanic but also gives the skills and knowledge to work with hydraulics. Apprentices will gain a wide petrol and diesel knowledge by undertaking this apprenticeship.

Automotive Specialists are in demand in many heavy industrial settings to work on heavy mobile equipment such as haul trucks, face shovels and dredgers in local and interstate mines.

Undertaking your apprenticeship with Federation Training will give you a nationally recognised qualification from a respected training organisation.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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

Employment Prospects

  • Automotive Diesel Fitter
  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Diesel Fitter
  • Diesel Fuel Specialist

Entry Requirements

  •  Applicants must be currently employed as an apprentice in the industry

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment includes assignments and self paced workshop activities.

Opportunities For Further Study

Certificate II in Automotive (Mechanical Air Conditioning)
Certificate IV in Automotive Technology (LPG Installation and Maintenance)