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Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology AUR31216

Overview

This program provides you with the skills and knowledge to be able 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.

Qualification: Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology AUR31216
Program No: C3-TC40
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 6 semesters part-time (9 blocks per year, approx 24 hours per week per block).
Likely Job Outcome: Truck mechanic or Heavy machinery mechanic.
Application Type: Register Your Interest
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Additional Information

You will need to wear appropriate protective clothing and equipment when in the automotive workshops.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

If you are entering this program as an apprentice/trainee you must:
- be employed in the auto industry
- be an Apprentice or Trainee under the Australian Apprenticeship Scheme (AAS) and be registered with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

If you already have skills in this area, you may seek recognition for all or part of this program.

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Stage 1 Core - complete all 7 subjects

  • AURASA002  Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM515
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify and follow safety and emergency procedures in an automotive workplace. It involves those safety procedures to be followed when using workplace hand tools and hand-held power tools, fixed equipment, and chemicals, and when running vehicles and machinery. It includes the individual’s responsibility for safety and emergency response in the event of an accident or incident.
      It applies to those working on agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment in the automotive service and repair industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR025  Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
    • CIT Code: AUTM524
      Cost: $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to test, charge, replace, retest and secure a range of automotive batteries, including vehicle or machinery jump-starting procedures. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the battery to determine serviceability, charging, jump-starting, removing and replacing, and undertaking the final retesting of batteries, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The batteries include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTA004  Carry out servicing operations
    • CIT Code: AUTM134
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the charging systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. The charging systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTA006  Inspect and service hydraulic systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM171
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service hydraulic systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The hydraulic systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment. This unit is not intended for drive systems, power steering or hydraulic braking systems.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTK002  Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM252
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to select, use, maintain and store tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.
      It applies to those working in all sectors of the automotive industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR012  Test and repair basic electrical circuits
    • CIT Code: AUTM516
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect, test and repair basic electrical circuits in vehicle and machinery electrical systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the circuit, repairing the circuit, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The basic electrical circuits include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAEA002  Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM514
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to follow environmental and sustainability best practices, including complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations as well as following sustainability practices that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices and outputs.
      It applies to those working in the automotive industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Stage 2 Core - complete all 6 subjects

  • AURKTA005  Inspect, service and repair track type drive and support systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM555
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect, service and repair faults in track type drive and support systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system to determine the service and repair requirements, carrying out the service and repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The track type drive and support systems include those of agricultural machinery or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURKTD002  Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM557
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the steering systems of mobile plant. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The steering systems include those in agricultural machinery or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURKTB001  Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM556
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the braking systems of agricultural machinery and mobile plant machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The braking systems include those in agricultural machinery or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURKTQ001  Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies
    • CIT Code: AUTM558
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the final drive assemblies of mobile plant. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The final drive assemblies include those in agricultural machinery or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURKTX001  Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions
    • CIT Code: AUTM559
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in powershift transmissions. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The powershift transmissions include those in agricultural machinery or mobile plant machinery.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTC003  Diagnose and repair cooling systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM544
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the cooling systems of vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The cooling systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Stage 3 Core - complete all 9 subjects

  • AURTTF005  Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM160
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in engine forced-induction systems. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Forced-induction systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTA018  Carry out diagnostic procedures
    • CIT Code: AUTM250
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to carry out diagnostic procedures on vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves confirming the existence of a fault, choosing the appropriate diagnostic procedure and tools, applying the diagnostic procedure, and reporting conclusions.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR029  Diagnose and repair charging systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM539
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair charging systems. It involves diagnosing deviations from correct operation, repairing charging system components and associated systems, and undertaking post-repair testing procedures. The unit also involves identifying and confirming work requirements, preparing for work, and completing work finalisation processes, including clean-up and documentation. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit in some jurisdictions. Users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR030  Diagnose and repair starting systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM540
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the starting systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. The starting systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTX006  Diagnose and repair hydrostatic transmissions
    • CIT Code: AUTR271
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in hydrostatic transmissions and their associated components. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The unit applies to hydrostatic transmissions in agricultural machinery, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURHTE002  Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
    • CIT Code: AUTR280
      Cost: $140.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in heavy vehicle compression ignition engines. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The compression ignition engines include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, mobile plant machinery or marine vessels.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR024  Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM536
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the electronic compression ignition engine management systems of vehicles or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. Compression ignition engine management systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels or mobile plant machinery.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURHTF002  Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
    • CIT Code: AUTR344
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the diesel fuel injection systems of heavy vehicles and machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The diesel fuel injection systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels or mobile plant machinery. The unit does not apply to electronic compression ignition engine management systems.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURKTA011  Diagnose and repair mobile plant hydraulic systems
    • CIT Code: AUTR345
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the hydraulic systems of mobile plant. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The mobile plant hydraulic systems include those in agricultural machinery or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 14 subjects

Electives will be offered during stages one and two.

  • AURTTF002  Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM153
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the fuel injection system for leaks, inspecting the air filter, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The diesel fuel injection systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTA005  Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
    • CIT Code: AUTM321
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives in the automotive vehicle industry. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using sealants and adhesives, preparing and installing bearings, seals and gaskets, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry, It includes agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicle, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTB004  Inspect and service air braking systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM179
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service air braking systems according to manufacturer specifications. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The air braking systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTE004  Inspect and service engines
    • CIT Code: AUTM139
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service engines. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the engine, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the engine, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The engines include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant or motorcycles. The unit does not apply to outdoor power equipment engines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTK001  Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM560
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to select, use, maintain and store automotive measuring equipment. It involves selecting and maintaining measuring equipment, and using measuring equipment to determine length, width, angles, ovality, depth, out of square, clearances, run-out, pressure and temperature of automotive components and materials.
      It applies to those working in all sectors of the automotive industry. This unit does not apply to electrical measuring equipment that measures voltage, resistance or current flow.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTW003  Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
    • CIT Code: AUTR297
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to carry out advanced gas metal arc welding (GMAW) to replace structural and non-structural vehicle body sections during vehicle body repair work. It involves preparing for the task, selecting and using GMAW equipment, setting gas flow pressures and welder settings, operating gas metal arc welder, selecting and using suitable personal protective equipment (PPE), inspecting and testing weld quality, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTW008  Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
    • CIT Code: AUTR296
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to carry out basic welding, thermal heating and cutting operations. It involves preparing for the task, setting up and operating an oxyacetylene plant, setting gas pressures, identifying and adjusting flame appropriate for welding, thermal heating or cutting requirements, selecting and using suitable personal protective equipment (PPE), and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTQ001  Inspect and service final drive assemblies
    • CIT Code: AUTM183
      Cost: $10.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service final drive assemblies. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the assembly, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the assembly, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The final drive assemblies include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTX003  Inspect and service automatic transmissions
    • CIT Code: AUTM168
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service automatic transmissions. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the transmission, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the transmission, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The automatic transmissions include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTX002  Inspect and service manual transmissions
    • CIT Code: AUTM165
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service manual transmissions. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the transmission, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the transmission, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The manual transmissions include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTQ003  Inspect and service drive shafts
    • CIT Code: AUTM185
      Cost: $10.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service vehicle drive shafts. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the drive shaft for damage or abnormal wear, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the drive shaft, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The drive shafts include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTX004  Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions
    • CIT Code: AUTR272
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions and associated components. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the transmission and components, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the transmission, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The hydrostatic transmissions include those of agricultural machinery, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTC001  Inspect and service cooling systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM147
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service air and liquid cooling systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the system, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the system, reporting the inspection findings, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The cooling systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycle or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURHTE001  Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies
    • CIT Code: AUTM608
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to remove and install engine assemblies fitted to heavy vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, removing and installing the engine assembly, performing post-installation testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The heavy vehicle engines include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, marine vessels or mobile plant machinery.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

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