Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

Jobs and Skills WA: Automotive courses
Ready for a career fixing all the big toys?

This course will set you up for a career in the automotive service, repair, and retail industry; working on a range of exciting mobile plant machinery such as earthmoving and lifting equipment used across a range of industry areas including building and construction and mining. 

You'll learn how to diagnose and repair drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, torque converters, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, transmission and steering; repair basic electrical wiring and circuits; weld and do thermal cutting; work safely; and much more! Training is delivered in modern workshops with industry standard tools and equipment.

Half price
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Automotive
National course code: AUR31220 | WA State ID: BFZ0

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Gain the skills to work in a variety of different automotive environments.

From dump trucks, bulldozers, drilling rigs, to heavy plant machinery, heavy automotives need servicing just like any other automotive. Like with light vehicles, there are many parts that ensure the smooth operation of heavy vehicles. And with heavy machinery, it’s important to ensure that all parts are fully functional, from the cooling systems, the mechanical equipment, the engine, the steering and suspension systems, and even the electrical circuits.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for entry into the mining, construction and agricultural environment.

Half price fees apply! 

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in mobile plant technology. You will have skills and knowledge in mobile plant technologies, including steering, braking and hydraulic systems. 

You will learn how to carry out diagnostic procedures and undertake appropriate repairs, identifying and applying safe work practices in the heavy automotive 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. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant machinery in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.


Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.

Industry Training & Workplace Services, offers Apprenticeships in AUR31220 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology. Students will gain the skills and knowledge to work with heavy vehicle mobile equipment. and to competently carry out service, repair, and diagnostic procedures ITWS can create individual training plans that cater to your businesses job requirements and needs. Our training organisation delivers apprenticeships over a 4-year period that closely aligns with the apprentice competency-based wage progression Don’t hesitate to call us on 90227100 if you have any enquiries about this qualification. 

Delivery locations

Great Southern

The WesTrac Institute offers Apprenticeship training in AUR31220 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology. The qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant machinery in the automotive retail, service and repair industry. All training is conducted at our campus in South Guildford.

Delivery location

South Guildford

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