Getting an apprenticeship can be challenging, but this course will give you all the entry level skills and knowledge that employers are working for when they hire an apprentice!
You'll gain the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry, working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks; inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries; troubleshooting basic faults; and workplace safety and health.
With all those skills, you'll be well on your way to getting that apprenticeship!
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Get ready for a career working with big gear.
When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical - Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprentice.
You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry, working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks, inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries, troubleshooting basic faults, and workplace safety and health.
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