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Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology AUR20516

Overview

This course provides training that will enable you to repair and maintain cars, light vehicles and motor cycles or particular components of vehicles such as steering and suspensions or cooling systems. Alternatively, you may choose to specialise in the repair and maintenance of heavy road transport vehicles and/or mobile equipment.

Qualification: Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology AUR20516
Program No: C2-TC34
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 3 semesters part-time (approx. 8 hours per week)
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Indicative Cost: $1,193
Apprentice/trainee $430
Likely Job Outcome: Working in the automotive industry as a service technician.
Enrolment Type: Apprentice/Trainee
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Additional Information

From Semester 1 2019 you will be required to bring your own laptop or tablet to each class.

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 Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC) prior to enrolment.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • 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



Complete 20 subjects

Core: Complete all 13

  • AURTTA004   Carry out servicing operations
    • CIT Code: AUTM134
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      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
  • AURTTE004   Inspect and service engines
    • CIT Code: AUTM139
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $35.00
      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
  • AURTTC001   Inspect and service cooling systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM147
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURTTQ001   Inspect and service final drive assemblies
    • CIT Code: AUTM183
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURTTQ003   Inspect and service drive shafts
    • CIT Code: AUTM185
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURTTD002   Inspect and service steering systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM189
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service steering 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 steering systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTD004   Inspect and service suspension systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM190
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service front and rear suspension systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the front and rear suspension system for wear, oil or air leaks and physical damage, 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 suspension systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment or trailers.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTK002   Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM252
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURTTB001   Inspect and service braking systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM355
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service 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 braking systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery, outdoor power equipment or trailers. The braking systems may be hydraulic, air over hydraulic, air, mechanical, or hand and parking braking systems.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAEA002   Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM514
      Cost: Standard $53.75
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURASA002   Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM515
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURATA001   Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
    • CIT Code: AUTM520
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to conduct basic troubleshooting processes to identify common automotive faults or problems based on evidence provided by customers. It applies to those identifying basic automotive faults in 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
  • AURETR015   Inspect, test and service batteries
    • CIT Code: AUTM521
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to conduct basic troubleshooting processes to identify common automotive faults or problems based on evidence provided by customers. It applies to those identifying basic automotive faults in 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

Electives: May complete 7

  • AURAFA003   Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM562
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to communicate in an automotive workplace. It involves communicating effectively by conveying and receiving information using verbal and non-verbal techniques and correct automotive technical terminology. It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTA006   Inspect and service hydraulic systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM171
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURTTF002   Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM153
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURTTX002   Inspect and service manual transmissions
    • CIT Code: AUTM165
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $60.00
      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
  • AURTTX003   Inspect and service automatic transmissions
    • CIT Code: AUTM168
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $60.00
      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
  • AURTTX005   Inspect and service clutch systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM567
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service clutch 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 clutch systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR012   Test and repair basic electrical circuits
    • CIT Code: AUTM516
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      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

Electives: May complete maximum 4

  • AURTTB004   Inspect and service air braking systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM179
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $30.00
      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
  • AURTTK001   Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM560
      Cost: Standard $32.25
      Apprentice $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
  • AURAFA005   Write routine texts in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM656
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to prepare and write routine texts and complete standard automotive industry forms that accurately convey meaning and information. It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The unit includes routine workplace texts for different purposes, including industry-related forms.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURVTW008   Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
    • CIT Code: AUTR296
      Cost: Standard $64.50
      Apprentice $40.00
      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
  • AURVTW003   Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections
    • CIT Code: AUTR297
      Cost: Standard $64.50
      Apprentice $50.00
      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

Electives: Complete 7 subjects

  • AURAFA005   Write routine texts in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM656
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to prepare and write routine texts and complete standard automotive industry forms that accurately convey meaning and information. It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The unit includes routine workplace texts for different purposes, including industry-related forms.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAKA001   Use information technology systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM657
      Cost: Standard $64.50
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to use workplace information technology (IT) systems in a manner that complies with workplace procedures and guidelines. It involves operating hardware and software to access, retrieve, edit and update information, and solving a limited range of routine and predictable problems in relation to the IT system.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAFA003   Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM562
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to communicate in an automotive workplace. It involves communicating effectively by conveying and receiving information using verbal and non-verbal techniques and correct automotive technical terminology. It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTF001   Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM150
      Cost: Standard $53.75
      Apprentice $30.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service petrol fuel systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the fuel 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 petrol fuel systems include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant or outdoor power equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAFA002   Read and respond to automotive workplace information
    • CIT Code: AUTM522
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to read automotive workplace documentation in order to perform routine inspection, service and repair tasks. It involves reading texts and manuals, and identifying and applying key information. It applies to those working in an automotive workplace required to apply entry-level proficiency in reading inspection, service and repair texts and related manuals.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURACA001   Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM254
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify customer needs and enquiries, and provide effective information and advice when supplying automotive products and services. It applies to those working in an automotive workplace.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAFA001   Use numbers in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM563
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to make basic mathematical measurements and calculations relating to vehicle inspection, service and repairs. It includes undertaking calculations to inform parts and labour quotations and the completion of other automotive workplace documentation. It applies to those required to apply entry-level proficiency in numerically orientated problem-solving skills.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au