If you're looking for a career in the automotive industry, the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology is the course for you!
With this training you'll be job ready to work as an automotive electrician, with a full range of technical skills and knowledge.
You'll learn how to work safely; diagnose and repair electrical faults in a range of vehicles; use electrical testing and diagnostic equipment; test and repair basic electrical circuits; solder wiring and circuits; install vehicle lighting and wiring systems; diagnose and repair different vehicle systems including charging, starting, ignition, instruments; and much more.
Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course
To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.
If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.
Please note, this course can only be accessed by an employed apprentice, if this course interests you, please speak to your employer or employment agency about signing up as an apprentice.
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.
Fine tune your automotive career
You will be required to complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology when you are employed as an apprentice automotive electrical technician. This course will give you a broad range of skills and knowledge to work effectively in the automotive industry servicing, diagnosing and repairing electrical systems and components in a range of vehicles.
Automotive students at the Midland campus enjoy quality facilities including modern vehicles, specialised diagnostic equipment, and fully equipped classrooms and workshops.
The Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.
When you complete the Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology you'll be ready for a career in the automotive electrical industry.
Learn in specialised facilities
South Metropolitan TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops. This excellent training program is highly competitive.
When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in the automotive industry. You will have the skills and knowledge to service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can undertake this course. This course may also be available through Recognition of Prior Learning to eligible applicants.
Successful completion of the qualification can be used for formal trade recognition in the automotive industry. This qualification includes automotive air conditioning and refrigeration units, sufficient to cover all of the requirements of Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology and will enable the holder to apply for an unrestricted automotive air conditioning licence from ARC.
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.
The WesTrac Institute offers Apprenticeship training in AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology. The qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry. All training is conducted at our campus in South Guildford.
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.