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MSM31022

Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair

Launch your automotive career with this hands-on course specialising in recreational vehicle (RV) service and repair. Graduate job-ready with the skills you need to pursue a career as an RV service and repair specialist.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY Apprenticeships and traineeships
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Course overview

Launch your automotive career with this hands-on course specialising in recreational vehicle (RV) service and repair. Graduate job-ready with the skills you need to pursue a career as an RV service and repair specialist.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, demand for qualified mechanics grew strongly over the past five years with employers finding it hard to fill vacancies. Job openings are expected to remain steady over the next five years. 

In this course you'll develop the practical knowledge and skills required to service and repair a variety of recreational vehicles including motor homes, caravans, camper trailers, slide-ons, and fifth wheelers. You'll also learn how to service vehicles to meet key Australian standards including road worthiness and the Australian Design Rule (ADR).

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek work in a service and repair facility or manufacturer's factory completing warranty work or undertaking routine servicing. You'll also have the foundation knowledge and skills required to continue with further training in the automotive industry.

What can I do?

  • Recreational Vehicle Servicer and Repairer

Course outcome:

MSM31022 Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair

Free apprenticeships for under 25s

The Queensland government is supporting young Queenslanders up to the age of 25 by providing access to fully subsidised training across a range of priority apprenticeship or traineeship qualifications. Learn more>

Flexible training options

TAFE Queensland understands the flexibility needed to fit your training with your work arrangements. We deliver training in the workplace and in the classroom. In some areas, we even bring the workshop to you with our mobile training vans. With this range of options, we will ensure your training plan suits you and your employer.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 20 electives from the list below. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • AUMATK002
    Prepare and operate tools, equipment and machinery
    UNIT CODE :
    AUMATK002
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the performance outcomes required to prepare and operate tools, equipment and machinery in automotive manufacturing. It involves the application of skills and knowledge at a production worker level.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare and operate tools, equipment and machinery

  • UNIT CODE
  • AUMATK013
    Monitor and maintain automotive equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    AUMATK013
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes required to monitor and maintain automotive tools, equipment and machinery.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Monitor and maintain automotive equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSMRV201
    Source and use recreational vehicle industry information
    UNIT CODE :
    MSMRV201
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to source, use and keep up-to-date information about the recreational vehicle industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Source and use recreational vehicle industry information

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSMSUP102
    Communicate in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    MSMSUP102
    Unit description :
    This unit applies to personnel who are required to communicate clearly and accurately to record messages, seek clarification, access needed information, relay information to other people and complete workplace documentation.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Communicate in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSMWHS200
    Work safely
    UNIT CODE :
    MSMWHS200
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply workplace policies and procedures to maintain a safe work environment for self and others. The unit of competency covers identifying work health and safety (WHS) hazards, assessing risk and following safety procedures in the workplace with minimal supervision.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work safely

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP / TRAINEESHIPS DELIVERY MODE
Acacia Ridge
Traineeship
  • WORKPLACE

    Workplace

  • DROP IN DAYS

    Drop in days

  • BLOCK TRAINING

    Block training

  • DAY RELEASE

    Day release

  • MOBILE VAN

    Mobile van

  • Online

    Online

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Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair (MSM31022)

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Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Service and Repair

COURSE CODE: MSM31022
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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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources required

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

  • safety glasses
  • protective footwear with safety toe cap and non-slip soles to AS2210
  • long leather gloves to AS2161
  • hair protection
  • ear muffs or ear plugs
  • disposable dust masks
  • You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing.

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

Materials list 

  • Training record book 
  • Folding metre ruler
  • Tape measure – minimum 3m
  • Pens
  • Pencils – HB, 2H and 8H
  • Carpenters pencils (2)
  • Sharpener
  • Eraser (soft)
  • A4 or foolscap notebook
  • Ring binder (to hold class notes)

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

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.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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