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AURSS00032

Automotive LPG Installation, Service and Repair Skill Set

Take the next step in your automotive career with this short course. Upgrade your skills and become a specialist mechanic.

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TIME 2 weeks / Full Time NEXT START DATE 13 Jun 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$2,935

Course overview

Boost your skills with this specialised automotive qualification. This course provides the skills to work as a specialist mechanic for cars, forklifts, marine vessels and stationary engines up to a maximum of 5 GJ per hour.

Industry growth and adoption of new technology are opening up a number of job opportunities in diagnostic, servicing, repair and maintenance roles across Australia.

This course covers the skills to install, service, repair and inspect automotive LPG systems and components in an automotive workplace including gas device (engine), containers (tank or cylinders), fittings (valves, regulators, converters, shut off devices, fill points) and pipes. The course includes the mandatory competencies required for licence application and may be undertaken in addition to or as part of other automotive qualifications. Our highly experienced team of industry-professionals work in partnership with major automotive companies to ensure you learn current techniques using the latest technology.

Upon successful completion of this course you will gain a Statement of Attainment allowing you to apply for a trade licence.

What can I do?

  • Motor Mechanic

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

Industry-standard workshops

We believe in taking learning out of the classroom and into the real world. Our workshops are equipped with the latest technology including new truck and car donations from Iveco, Mack, Kenworth, Komatsu, Toyota, Nissan, Chrysler and Holden. In addition, there are state-of-the-art wheel alignment and brake testing stations to provide a hands-on learning experience.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete all units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • AURTTL007
    Inspect and service LPG fuel systems
    UNIT CODE :
    AURTTL007
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel 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 LPG fuel systems include those of agricultural machinery, forklifts, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles or mobile plant machinery. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit in some jurisdictions. Users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Inspect and service LPG fuel systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • AURTTL008
    Diagnose and repair LPG fuel systems
    UNIT CODE :
    AURTTL008
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel 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 the automotive service and repair industry. The unit applies to LPG fuel systems in agricultural machinery, forklifts, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles or mobile plant machinery. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit in some jurisdictions. Users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Diagnose and repair LPG fuel systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • AURTTL009
    Install LPG fuel systems
    UNIT CODE :
    AURTTL009
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes required to install liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel systems. It involves preparing for the task, selecting, installing, testing and adjusting the system for correct operation, and completing workplace processes and documentation. It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The LPG fuel systems include those of agricultural machinery, forklifts, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles or mobile plant machinery. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit in some jurisdictions. Users are advised to check with the relevant regulatory authority.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install LPG fuel systems
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Acacia Ridge
13 Jun 2022
2 weeks
Full time 4 days per week plus approximately 4 - 6 hours pre-study for AURTTL009
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $2,935
Acacia Ridge
28 Nov 2022
2 weeks
Full time 4 days per week plus approximately 4 - 6 hours pre-study for AURTTL009
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $2,935

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Automotive LPG Installation, Service and Repair Skill Set (AURSS00032)

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Automotive LPG Installation, Service and Repair Skill Set

COURSE CODE: AURSS00032
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How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

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Entry requirements

You must be qualified or currently undertaking an apprenticeship in one of the following:   

  • AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology or equivalent 
  • AUR30416 Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology or equivalent 
  • AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology or equivalent 
  • AUR31116 Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology or equivalent 
  • AUR31216 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology or equivalent 
  • AUR31716 Certificate III in Forklift Technology or equivalent 
  • AUR31916 Certificate III in Elevating Work Platform Technology or equivalent  

You will need to supply a copy of your Statement of Attainment or Qualification at the time of enrolment.

Resources Required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes:

  • Clear safety glasses to AS 1336 or 1337
  • Protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210
  • You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard protective clothing

If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks after enrolment, during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to and bring personal stationery: 

  • USB
  • Calculator
  • Pen
  • Pencil HB and 2H / Sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Notebook

Other materials may be required for assignment work and will be discussed in class. 

Need to know

Anyone seeking authorisation to install or alter gas fuel systems to vehicles or vessels will require, or have access to, a workshop that is compliant with AS2746.

Servicing and certifying work may be undertaken in a mobile workshop, only where a mobile workshop has been applied for on the application form, and the equipment checklist has been completed.

You must ensure that you meet the Queensland Gas Work Authorisation Requirements.

Expired qualification
This accredited course is expiring. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 10 December 2022. Enrolments must be finalised by this date.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

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