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  • AURSS00032

Automotive LPG Installation, Service and Repair Skill Set

Accredited Skill Set
At a glance

At a glance

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

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Motor Mechanics
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AURSS00032 Automotive LPG Installation, Service and Repair Skill Set

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Course overview

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.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AURTTL007
Inspect and service LPG fuel systems
AURTTL008
Diagnose and repair LPG fuel systems
AURTTL009
Install LPG fuel 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 may 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


Entry requirements

Students 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  

Students will need to supply a copy of their 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 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.

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.

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 enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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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 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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland