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Reciprocating Engines - Type B Repair Skill Set

Accredited Short Course

Advance your career in the automotive industry

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Acacia Ridge Start date: 19 Jun 2023 Duration: 1 week
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Full Fee

Course overview

This course provides students with the mandatory qualification and skills and knowledge needed to repair and maintain reciprocating gas fuelled engines under the required state or territory regulations. This course provides you with a wide range of specific skills which can advance your career in the automotive industry. The application of the skills and knowledge described in this unit requires an authority to practice which may be particular to the States and Territories where work is occurring. 

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete the unit listed below.


  • UEPMNT368
    Repair and maintain stationary gas fuelled reciprocating engines
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to isolate, disconnect, repair, reconnect and undertake maintenance of stationary gas fuelled reciprocating engines. It does not include repairs to the internal mechanical components of the engine.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCCWHS1001 , HLTAID001
  • Repair and maintain stationary gas fuelled reciprocating engines
Ways to study
Acacia Ridge
30 Jan 2023
1 week
Full time 4 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Full fee: $2,100
Acacia Ridge
19 Jun 2023
1 week
Full time 4 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Full fee: $2,100
Acacia Ridge
04 Dec 2023
1 week
Full time 4 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Full fee: $2,100

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Reciprocating Engines - Type B Repair Skill Set (SSUEP0003)

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Reciprocating Engines - Type B Repair Skill Set

Payment Options

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. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Selection criteria

The following units are pre-requisites and need to be completed before undertaking this unit:

  • CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (current within 12 months of course end date)

Evidence of completion of these units must be provided prior to commencing study.  If you are eligible for recognition of prior learning in any of the pre-requisite units, you should supply evidence of your skills to TAFE Queensland prior to commencing study.  Additional costs may apply for recognition services.

Engine related:

Students must have a thorough working knowledge of reciprocating engines gained from a trade qualification, extensive mechanical experience or specific gas fuelled engine tuning and diagnostic skills in order to participate successfully in this course.

Gas Industry related:

  • Process equipment isolation procedures
  • Gas detection
  • Permit to work
Resources required

Personal Protective Equipment

Important: During the training students must supply their own personal protective equipment. Students failing to meet the required personal protective equipment standards of dress will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

  • Eye protection –Clear safety glasses, (tinted or sunglasses not acceptable). These must conform to the Australian Standard AS 1336 or 1337.
  • Protective footwear – Safety toe, leather upper, non-slip safety footwear must be worn. They must comply with  AS2210 and be in good condition.
  • Protective clothing – Sleeved, 100% industrial cotton drill work wear must be worn at all times.

Materials list:

  • Pen
  • Pencils/ Sharpener
  • A4 notebook
  • Eraser
Need to know

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

This is a stand alone course. Students may utilise units of competency to contribute towards a qualification where packaging rules allow for importation of these units.


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.

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

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.