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Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation AUR20716

Overview

This qualification is an introductory qualification to the automotive retail, service and repair industries and an entry to further training in several sectors. It is designed for application in a highly supervised context, such as VET in Schools (VETiS) or other equivalent introduction or induction to industry environments. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

Qualification: Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation AUR20716
Program No: C2-TS11
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 2 semesters part time (One day per week, approximately 6 hours)
No additional study is required for the program.
Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost: $460
Likely Job Outcome: This program is designed for students to progress into the Certificate 3 qualifications in the automotive field such as; mechanical, auto electrical, and panel and paint trades.
Application Type: Register Your Interest
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Additional Information

Students are required to provide their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as: Leather work boots, overalls or long pants, long sleeve shirt that are from cotton drill type fabric, safety glasses and ear plugs.  Further details for purchasing this PPE will be made available upon the enrolment information session.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Open entry.
You must be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required for Year 9.

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

  • 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. 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 Foundation Skills 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

Complete 12 subjects (7 Core and 5 Electives)

Core - complete all 7

  • 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
  • AURAFA003  Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM562
      Cost: $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
  • AURAFA004  Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTR331
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify, clarify and resolve routine basic problems commonly encountered in an automotive workplace. It involves determining and implementing solutions to identified problems, and identifying and reporting on their effectiveness.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • 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
  • 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
  • AURETR003  Identify automotive electrical systems and components
    • CIT Code: AUTM658
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify the function and basic operation of a range of vehicle electrical systems and components. It involves preparing for the task, locating information on the systems and components, and demonstrating knowledge of electrical systems.
      It applies to those undertaking a Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) or pre-vocational qualification as preparation to entering the automotive service and repair or automotive manufacturing industry. The unit is designed for use in a highly supervised context and is not suitable for use in a vocational qualification.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURLTA001  Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
    • CIT Code: AUTM659
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify the function and basic operation of a range of vehicle mechanical systems and components. It involves preparing for the task, locating information on the systems and components, and demonstrating knowledge of mechanical systems.
      It applies to those undertaking a Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) or pre-vocational qualification as preparation to entering the automotive service and repair or automotive manufacturing industry. The unit is designed for use in a highly supervised context and is not suitable for use in a vocational qualification.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 5

  • AURAMA001  Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM487
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to work effectively with a range of people in an automotive workplace. It involves identifying own and others’ job roles, communicating appropriately, working in shared tasks, and dealing with issues, problems and conflicts.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR006  Solder electrical wiring and circuits
    • CIT Code: AUTM311
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to solder electrical components, electrical circuits and system wiring. It involves preparing for the task, preparing components, circuits and wiring for soldering, carrying out soldering, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The electrical wiring and circuits include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles 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
  • AURTTJ003  Remove and replace wheel and tyre assemblies
    • CIT Code: AUTM660
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to remove and replace wheel and tyre assemblies. It requires the learner to plan and prepare the task; identify wheel and tyre assemblies; remove wheel and tyre assemblies; inspect components and identify their function; replace the wheel and tyre assembly; and maintain the work area, tools and equipment.
      It applies to those undertaking a Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) or pre-vocational qualification as preparation to entering the automotive service and repair or automotive manufacturing industry.
      The unit is designed for use in a highly supervised context and is not suitable for use in a vocational qualification.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTA001  Remove and tag steering, suspension and braking system components
    • CIT Code: AUTR256
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify, remove and tag a range of steering, suspension and braking system components. It involves preparing for the work, removing and tagging components by title, job number and application, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those undertaking a Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) or pre-vocational qualification as preparation for entering the automotive retail, service and repair industry. The unit is designed for use in a highly supervised context and is not suitable for use in a vocational qualification.

      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