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  • AUR21216

Certificate II in Automotive Underbody Technology

At a glance

At a glance

Get started in your automotive career with this foundation qualification. This course suits people interested in seeking an apprenticeship in the automotive industry. If you already have an employer, you may complete the course as a traineeship.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Vehicle Service Assistant
  • Automotive Apprentice
COURSE OUTCOME

AUR21216 Certificate II in Automotive Underbody Technology

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Course overview

Course overview

This entry-level qualification will set you on the path to seeking an apprenticeship in the automotive industry. Learn the basic skills and knowledge you need to increase your employability. The automotive industry offers the opportunity to get involved in a broad-based skills area driven by new technologies. Automotive employment opportunities are emerging in specialised diagnostic, servicing, repair and maintenance roles.

In this course you will learn basic skills and knowledge required to inspect and service components of the underbody of vehicles including braking, steering, suspension, and exhaust systems. You may also learn about inspecting, testing and servicing batteries, electrical systems and components, and other elective topics. Industry experienced teachers will provide all the support you need to succeed.

Successful completion of this course gives you the skills you need to confidently seek an apprenticeship in a range of automotive occupations such as light or heavy vehicle mechanic, automotive electrician, automotive parts interpreter or diesel fitter. You may also choose to seek employment as a vehicle service assistant in a service or repair business.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AURAEA002
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURATA001
Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURTTB001
Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTD002
Inspect and service steering systems
AURTTD004
Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTK002
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTZ002
Diagnose and repair exhaust systems

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AURAFA001
Use numbers in an automotive workplace
AURLTD006
Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURLTJ002
Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes
AURLTJ003
Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies
AURTTD001
Inspect steering systems
AURTTD003
Inspect suspension systems

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Resources required

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.

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.

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 enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland