Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology - there are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis - you must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification.
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to International students:
- You must be at least 18 years of age to enter into this course;
- English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International; and
- Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent) with Sound Achievement in Mathematics. Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.
Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place. TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).
You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of clear safety glasses to AS 1336 or 1337, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, mechanic gloves, and ear plugs or muffs. 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 stationary, a USB, and a calculator
You are required to undertake up to 400 hours of Vocational Placement each year to successfully complete your program.
A placement with an industry partner will be provided for you as part of the course support facilities.
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Please note this is a recommended dual qualification. The advertised course cost and duration will be broken down as per the following:
Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology - 1 year, 9 months - $18,600
Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis - 3 months - $6,200
Students may be required to hold a valid driver's licence to study AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.
AUR30616 - Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology has been replaced by AUR30620 - Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, as of 12 November 2020. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 10 December 2022. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.