If you're thinking about a future in the automotive industry, this is the perfect course for you! Automotive service technicians work on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems, across a range of light vehicles.
You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to give you a head start in learning a trade, and enjoy hands on learning with quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.
This course is perfect if you're looking for an entry level job in the automotive industry, or as a head start to help you get an apprenticeship.
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Complete this pre-apprenticeship course and you'll have what employers will are looking for in an apprentice light vehicle automotive service and repair technician. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make you more competitive and give you a flying start in learning a trade. Plus our strong links to the automotive industry may also help!
Automotive technicians work on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems.
Enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.
There may be competitive entry to this course. For successful completion of this course, you will be required to complete a work placement component.
Complete this qualification and you'll gain the skills work on the mechanical parts of motor vehicles, including the engine, transmission and suspension systems.
Enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops. Plus you will have the bonus of our strong links to the automotive industry!
Choose a private training provider that delivers this course
This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.
This qualification is delivered as part of a full-time pre-apprenticeship or on-the-job traineeship. The qualification develops the skills and knowledge required to carry out vehicle servicing and inspections in a light vehicle context. Further pathways from this qualification include AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and AUR31120 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology in an apprenticeship.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of servicing tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
Through theory and practical course work you will learn to:
- Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
- Carry out servicing operations
- Inspect and service braking systems
- Inspect, test and service batteries
- Inspect and service engines
This course will suit those looking to learn trade skills in automotive services, those wanting to pursue a career in the retail automotive industry and those wanting to pursue an apprenticeship in the automotive service industry.
Training delivered via Traineeship.
Industry Training & Workplace Services, offers traineeships in AUR20520 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of servicing operations for light vehicles within an automotive service or repair business. Students will learn how to service and repair minor faults on automotive vehicle engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering, brakes and electrical systems and components. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of servicing tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
This qualification provides participants with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to secure entry level employment in an automotive workplace including servicing and repairs.
This qualification can be delivered as a School-Based and Aboriginal School-Based Traineeship program delivered with a combination of on-and-off-the-job training in the Perth Metro and Peel Regions.
The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.