This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Course Duration

Course Fees

Intake Dates

Tuition Fee: $17,000 *
Enrolment Fee: $500 **
Materials Fee: $2000

* Discounts may apply
** Non-refundable

Information on other fees and charges available here

52 Weeks
40 Weeks Tuition/12 Weeks Holidays

Full-Time Study
20 Hours/Week
Face-to-Face and Online Learning

Units of Competency

All the above listed units of competency must be completed to receive the AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology qualification.

Entry Requirements and Pre-Requisites

The course will be available for those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12 or equivalent. International Students are required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

There are no pre-requisites for this qualification.

Target Group

Domestic and International students who wish to undertake this course in order to access employment as a Motor Mechanic (General) or an Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician as well as those with substantial experience gained through employment but who lack a formal qualification.

Vocational Outcomes

Possible employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:
·       Motor mechanic (general); or
·       Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Repair Technician.

Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors.

RPL and Exemptions

AIE must recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by any other RTO. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in our student handbook.


Assessments are conducted during and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. The assessments are conducted using knowledge and skills assessments. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning (Oral/Written), Case Study, Third Party Report, In Class Activities, Observations, Role Play and RPL.

Mode of Study

The 36 units of competency are delivered throughout the 40 weeks of tuition. The qualification is delivered over 4 terms (each term is 10 weeks). Each term is followed by 2 and 6 weeks of holidays.

Classroom based learning and up to one-third of the course may be delivered online.

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4 October 2021

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