Certificate II in Automotive Studies (Pre-vocational)

Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Course Location
Yallourn; Bairnsdale; Sale
Course Duration
Full Time: 12 weeks
Part Time: Up to 1 year
Course Cost
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Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day); Full Time

Automotive Department
Phone: (03) 5127 0253
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: automotive@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Sale 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 pre-vocational course is designed for students wishing to enter the automotive industry as an apprentice. This course will give participants the advantage of basic knowledge and skills in the trade which will be attractive and valuable to their prospective employers.

Participants will learn how to conduct minor servicing, use and maintain equipment correctly and develop a good understanding of the automotive industry. This course may reduce the time taken to complete a related apprenticeship.

Federation Training is recognised by the Institute for Trade Skills Excellence as one of Australia’s leading automotive training providers. Undertaking your training with Federation Training will give you a nationally recognised qualification from a respected training organisation.

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Employment Prospects

  • Motor Mechanic
  • Panel Beater
  • Allied Automotive Trades
  • Light Vehicle Mechanic

Entry Requirements

  • Appropriate literacy and numeracy skills.

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment includes assignments and self-paced workshop activities.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
AURT270103A Apply Safe Working Practices
AURT25667A Use and Maintain Measuring Equipment
AURT270278A Use and Maintain Workplace Tools and Equipment
VBN047 Job Seeking Skills
VBN644 Carry Out Industry Research
VBN649 Remove and Replace an Engine and Transaxle Assembly (FWD)
VBN651 Dismantle and Assemble Engine, Four-Stroke Single Cylinder (Petrol)
VBN653 Remove and Assemble Engine Cylinder Head
VBN655 Dismantle and Assemble Carburettor
VBN657 Dismantle and Assemble Fuel Pump
VBN659 Dismantle and Assemble Manual Transmissions
VBN662 Remove and Replace Clutch Assembly
VBN665 Remove and Replace Brake Assemblies
VBN666 Remove and Replace Wheel and Tyre Assemblies
VBN667 Remove and Replace Radiator
VBN668 Operate Electrical Test Equipment
VBN674 Remove and Refit Batteries
VBN675 Recharge Batteries
VAPU209 Participate in Basic Vehicle Servicing Operations