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  • AUR31316

Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning

At a glance

At a glance

Set yourself apart and advance your career in the automotive industry with this technical engine reconditioning qualification.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Automotive Engine Reconditioner
COURSE OUTCOME

AUR31316 Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning

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Course overview

Course overview

Get equipped with the practical skills to work as an engine reconditioner in the automotive service and repair industry. Whether you are a new employee or existing worker, this course will upgrade your skills to set up and operate machinery for reconditioning vehicle components. Consistent growth in the number of vehicles on the road has generated demand in servicing and repair over the last five years. Employment opportunities are emerging in automotive diagnostic, servicing, repair and maintenance roles across Australia as the industry maintains this steady growth.

In this course you will learn to undertake pre-repair operations such as diagnosis, dismantling engines and evaluating components, conducting test procedures, overhauling engines, and rebuilding and reclaiming engine components. Industry experienced teachers are ready to prepare you for a future in the automotive industry.

Through successful completion of this course you will attain a broad range of knowledge and practical skills to work as an automotive engine reconditioner or continue your studies at a higher level.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 15 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
AURMTA007
Conduct non-destructive testing
AURTTE001
Apply knowledge of engine science
AURTTK001
Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTK002
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTM002
Repair bearing tunnels and connecting rods in engines
AURTTM004
Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM007
Carry out crankshaft grinding
AURTTM008
Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM009
Fit sleeves and bore and hone engine cylinders
AURTTM011
Recondition engine cylinder heads
AURTTW003
Carry out machining operations

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
AURAQA002
Inspect technical quality of work in an automotive workplace
AURATA001
Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
AURTTA005
Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
AURTTA018
Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTC001
Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTE004
Inspect and service engines
AURTTF002
Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
AURTTF005
Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURTTM005
Balance rotating and reciprocating engine components
AURTTM010
Heat treat, straighten and reclaim engine components
AURTTM012
Carry out camshaft grinding
AURVTW001
Carry out manual metal arc welding on components
AURVTW004
Carry out tungsten inert gas welding
AURVTW008
Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURVTW009
Carry out basic gas metal arc welding

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.

Learn more about university pathways
  • 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

Apprenticeship

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

Work wear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 

Students who do not meet these minimum standards of work wear and PPE will not be permitted entry into workshops.    Protective clothing – long cotton drill trousers, and short or long-sleeved cotton drill shirt
Eye protection – must comply with AS1336 or AS1337 
Protective footwear – safety toe, leather upper, non-slip – must comply with AS2210 
Hair protection – peak cap with a snood capable of fully containing hair  

General equipment 
Training Record Book 
Calculator (scientific) 
Pen – blue/black/red 
Notebook 
Pencil – HB and 2H 
Eraser 
Sharpener 
Yellow highlighter
USB stick (recommended)

Need to know

To be eligible to access fee-free training, you must:   

Have completed Year 12 in Queensland and hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority or equivalent certificate that confirms you have completed Year 12 in Queensland.
Enrol and start training with an approved training provider by the end of the calendar year following the completion of Year 12.
Live permanently in Queensland.  

Visit the Australian Apprenticeship Centre for more information. 

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