Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology (Release 1)



Certificate III

This certification equips individuals with the skills to service, diagnose, and repair diesel engines and associated systems in the automotive retail industry, service, and repair sector. You can achieve this qualification with Study In for a great learning based experience

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Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology (Release 1)


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This qualification mirrors the position of individuals who execute a selection of tasks concerning the installation of, assembling and maintenance electric powered factors and solutions of electric motor automobiles within the auto electric powered installment, services and maintenance technology sector.

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Why Study the AUR31520 – Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology (Release 1)?

The AUR31520 – Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology (Release 1) is focused on the real world and relevant contexts that make the student highly skilled and be ready by meeting industry benchmark. Going through the program will give the required skills you can use immediately and encourages you to think diversely. This AUR31520 has become developed by industry specialists and endorsed by sector bodies and can be sure you have the practical knowledge to ‘hit the ground running’ in modest, medium or big organisations across the industry. Experience alone is no longer efficient; potential employers are looking for evidence of professional proficiency via a current formal qualification.
Start upon a dynamic profession in the vehicle sector with this hands qualification. This program will provide you with the practical skills required to work as a certified diesel motor technician.
You should give a scope of proof to help your assessor to settle on a choice about your ability. The sorts of proof you might be approached to give can include:
  • ID
  • Resume
  • Job Cards
  • Maintenance Reports/Service sheets
  • Safe Work Method Statements
  • Testing and diagnostic sheets
  • Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
  • Apprenticeship papers
  • Quotes/Invoice and stock orders
  • Letter of Employment
  • Current employment contracts
  • Letters of reference from licensed tradesmen you have worked with
  • Job Safety Analysis’
  • Videos or photos of your work.
  • Evidence of overseas qualifications.
  • Transcripts or assessments from related previous qualifications.
For a student, it is crucial to know the occupation he/she will eligible once finish a qualification successfully. If you complete this qualification, you will able to work with this role.
  • Diesel Engine Specialist
  • Diesel Engine Technician

Total number of units = 28

14 core units , plus

14 elective units , of which:

  • all 14  units may be from the elective units listed below
  • up to 5  units may be from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Elective units chosen must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the overall integrity of the AQF alignment, not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification, and contribute to a valid vocational outcome.

Core Units

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

AURHTE102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines

AURHTF102 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies

AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines

AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

AURTTK102 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

Elective Units

AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURAMA001 Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace

AURETR124 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems

AURETR128 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

AURETR129 Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR130 Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR132 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems

AURHTE001 Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies

AURHTX104 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems

AURHTZ101 Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems

AURMTE101 Test engines using a dynamometer

AURTTA009 Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations

AURTTA105 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

AURTTF102 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTF105 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems

AURTTL001 Inspect and service CNG fuel systems

AURTTL102 Diagnose and repair CNG fuel systems

AURVTW101 Carry out manual metal arc welding on components

AURVTW103 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections

AURVTW109 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding

MEM05006 Perform brazing and or silver soldering*

MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting*

MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing*

MEM11011 Undertake manual handling*

MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements*

MEM12024 Perform computations*

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM14006 Plan work activities*

MEM16006 Organise and communicate information*

MEM18001 Use hand tools*

MEM27004 Maintain and repair engine lubrication systems*

AUR31520 - Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology (Release 1)

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