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

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.

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 business's 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 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology qualification is tailored to equip individuals or groups working in an automotive environment with the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel in technician roles. In this program, participants will be involved with servicing, repairing, and retrofitting air conditioning units on a diverse range of vehicle types, which can include cars, trucks, agricultural machinery, and earthmoving equipment depending on the workplace. This comprehensive training ensures that individuals are proficient in addressing the intricate needs of air conditioning systems within the automotive sector. The program's inclusivity extends to participants from various professional backgrounds and industries, making it a suitable choice for those seeking to upskill and individuals contemplating a transition into a different industry sector. A key requirement for participants is that they should be employed in an automotive-related role and be based in Australia. While the program is designed to accommodate beginners, individuals with relevant prior knowledge and experience may be eligible for credit or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which expedites their program completion. Participants in this program can originate from a variety of sectors connected to the automotive industry, including those aiming to enhance their skill set and individuals considering a transition to a different industry. It is essential that program participants are presently employed in a role related to the automotive field in Australia.

Delivery location


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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