Certificate III in Motorsport Technology – AUR30912

motorsport courses brisbane Want to get involved in Motorsport; this program has been developed to equip you with the relevant knowledge and skills.

Career Opportunities

Certificate iii in Motorsport Technology course is designed for those currently employed/studying in an automotive field wanting to gain skills and knowledge in Motorsport. Once completed you will receive an industry recognised qualification and skills. Job roles related to this qualification include: a number three mechanic within a V8 Supercar team, a vehicle service and repair technician within a motorsport race team, service/pit crew race team member, motorsport courses brisbane an opportunity to branch into different roles within a race team which may include data technician, engine technician, driveline technician, machinist, fabricator or promotional activities.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the Certificate iii in Motorsport Technology course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate.


This course will involve weekend racetrack participation. This course has a mid-year entry.

What will I study?

List of course units is available on the next page.

Can I apply?

You can apply if you have successfully completed the Certificate II in Motorsport or Certificate III in Light Vehicle or have relevant experience in the motorsport industry.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate III in Motorsport Technology. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will gain skills in basic mechanical, fabrication and safe work practices in a motorsport environment.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Credit transfers may be available into related certificate III courses. Further opportunities in the motorsport industry may include certificate IV or diploma courses brisbane.

Course Duration

The nominal duration to complete qualification is 12 -24 months part-time. As this training is competency based, completion dates can vary from student to student however cannot exceed the nominal duration.

Course Units

Code Unit of Competence C/E
AURAEA3003 Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry Core
AURLTD3006 Carry out wheel alignment operations (light vehicle) Core
AURMBA3002 Load and unload a competition vehicle and support equipment Core
AURETR3023 Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems Core
AURMDA2002 Assist with motorsport officiating duties Core
AURMMA2001 Operate in a motorsport environment Core
AURMMA3007 Follow motorsport event and team safety requirements Core
AURMMA3008 Coordinate operations of a motorsport team Core
AURMTA3002 Assemble and prepare a competition vehicle Core
AURMTA3004 Perform competition vehicle preparation procedures at an event Core
AURMTA3005 Perform pit lane and service area operations Core
AURMTA3006 Perform torquing and fastening Core
AURMTA3007 Conduct non-destructive testing Core
AURMTA3009 Collect and log motorsport data Core
AURMTS3001 Construct hose and pipe assemblies for competition vehicles Core
AURTTB2001 Inspect and service braking systems Core
AURTTA3018 Carry out diagnostic procedures Core
AURTTE2004 Inspect and service engines Core
AURTTD2004 Inspect and service suspension systems Core
AURTTQ2003 Service final drive (driveline) Core
AURTTX2002 Inspect and service transmissions (manual) Core
AURMSA2001 Follow motorsport safety and risk management procedures Elective
AURTTJ2001 Balance wheels and tyres Elective
AURETR2012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits Elective
AURETR3028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems Elective
AURETR3031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems Elective
AURLTX3001 Repair transmissions – manual (light vehicle) Elective
AURETR3044 Service and repair electronic drive management systems Elective
AURMTJ4001 Select and prepare tyres and wheels for motorsport applications Elective
AURLTD3004 Repair steering systems (light vehicle) Elective
AURLTD3005 Repair suspension systems (light vehicle) Elective
AURTTK2001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace Elective
AURLTQ3001 Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle) Elective
AURLTQ3002 Repair final drive – driveline (light vehicle) Elective
AURLTB3003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems Elective
AURTTC3003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems Elective

Study Options

Option 1: Workplace Based

Our Trainer Assessor will conduct all teaching and assessment at your place of work, this is available to both Appreciates and Full Fee students. Please note: If your workplace doesn’t have the required scope of work for a particular unit of competency we can conduct the training and assessment at our campus.


 Option 2: Classroom Training

All your learning and assessment for each of the units is delivered in a classroom environment with other students (classroom training requires a minimum of 5 students).


Option 3: Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you’ve had lots of experience in this industry (or similar), you may be eligible for RPL.


Recognition of Prior Learning means that you don’t require the training but rather you need to be assessed on each unit. You will need to draw on all of your past experiences so that you can demonstrate that you have already acquired the knowledge and skills.