Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology



This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Core Units


AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURLTB003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

AURLTD004 Diagnose and repair light vehicle steering systems

AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems

AURLTE002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle engines

AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures

AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems

AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines

AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems

AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Elective Units

AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace

AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURETD001 Diagnose and repair electronically controlled steering systems

AURETH001 Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles

AURETH002 Service and maintain battery electric vehicles

AURETH011 Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles

AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms

AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components

AURETR020 Diagnose and repair network electronic control systems

AURETR022 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems

AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems

AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems

AURETR036 Diagnose and repair electronically controlled suspension systems

AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems

AURETR044 Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems

AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems

AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems

AURETU005 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems

AURLTD001 Select and install performance enhanced suspension system products

AURLTD002 Service and repair light vehicle lift assisted suspension systems

AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations

AURLTE001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies

AURLTF001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle mechanical fuel injection systems

AURLTF002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle diesel fuel injection systems

AURLTJ001 Select light vehicle tyres and wheels for specific applications

AURLTJ002 Remove, inspect, repair and refit light vehicle tyres and tubes

AURLTJ003 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies

AURLTQ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle final drive assemblies

AURLTQ002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle drive shafts

AURLTX001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions

AURLTX002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle automatic transmissions

AURLTX003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

AURTTA005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

AURTTA009 Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations

AURTTA017 Carry out vehicle safety inspections

AURTTB003 Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors

AURTTB005 Assemble and fit braking system components

AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems

AURTTD002 Inspect and service steering systems

AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems

AURTTF002 Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems

AURTTF006 Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems

AURTTJ001 Balance wheels and tyres

AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

AURTTL007 Inspect and service LPG fuel systems

AURTTL008 Diagnose and repair LPG fuel systems

AURTTQ001 Inspect and service final drive assemblies

AURTTQ003 Inspect and service drive shafts

AURTTW001 Carry out soft soldering techniques

AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions

AURTTX003 Inspect and service automatic transmissions

AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems

AURVTA004 Inspect damaged vehicle systems and recommend repairs

AURVTW001 Carry out manual metal arc welding on components

AURVTW002 Carry out oxyacetylene brazing of components

AURVTW003 Carry out advanced gas metal arc welding on vehicle body sections

AURVTW004 Carry out tungsten inert gas welding

AURVTW008 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting

AURVTW009 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding