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This qualification will be delivered over 78 weeks including 70 weeks of training and assessment and 8 weeks of holidays.
Note that supplementary classes will be scheduled, and attendance required, should additional classes be required to allow for classes missed as a result of public holidays, or other interruptions, and/or for students who require further training and/or reassessment or additional support.
|Completion of total number of 36 units are required for the award of the AUR31120 – Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Core units: 22 units
Elective units: 14 units, of which:
· 1 unit must be from one of the Specialist Elective Groups A or B listed in the AUR31120 qualification.
· of the remaining 13 units required to make up the elective unit total:
o up to 13 may be from the Specialist Elective Groups and/or the general elective units listed in the AUR31120 qualification.
o up to 6 may be from a Certificate II qualification or above in the AUR Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
Elective units chosen must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the overall integrity of the AQF alignment, not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification, and contribute to a valid vocational outcome.
|Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
|Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
|Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
|Test and repair basic electrical circuits
|Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems
|Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
|Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
|Diagnose and repair charging systems
|Diagnose and repair starting systems
|Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle air braking systems
|Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle steering systems
|Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems
|Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle compression ignition engines
|Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle drive shafts
|Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems
|Inspect and service hydraulic systems
|Carry out servicing operations
|Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies
|Diagnose and repair cooling systems
|Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
|Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
|Inspect and service final drive assemblies
|Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
|Inspect and service steering systems
|Inspect and service suspension systems
|Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle manual transmissions
|Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives
|Inspect and service automatic transmissions
|Inspect and service engines
|Inspect and service braking systems
|Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
|Diagnose and repair integrated engine and transmission management systems
|Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking systems
|Diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicle final drive assemblies
|Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems
|Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems
Although the training package does not stipulate any entry requirements for this training product.
OCT has the following entry requirements in place for international students:
English Language Requirements:
Prospective learner must have taken any of the following test types and achieved the minimum score in the last three (3) years.
|Score or level
|Minimum score and at least 10 weeks ELICOS
|Minimum score and at least 20 weeks ELICOS
|International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
|TOEFL internet-based test
|Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)
|Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)
|Occupational English Test
|B for each test component
*ELICOS – English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students
You are not required to provide evidence of English language requirement if one of the following applies to you:
Note: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.
Conditions of Entry:
For international students, it is a condition of entry that upon acceptance, you must provide evidence of having an Australian Student Visa (subclass 500).
The physical requirements of a heavy vehicle mechanic can be very demanding and it is expected that the prospective learners will have reasonable level of fitness to perform the following tasks:
You are required to discuss your capabilities in the above areas and any concerns you have during the course entry interview.
|OCT operates on a rolling intake timetable. Although no units in this qualification have any pre-requisites, OCT has adopted a stage based rolling intake where all students must complete the units in the initial stage listed below prior to merging these students with older students in ongoing classes. OCT runs these units on an ongoing basis depending on student enrolments and commencements. Students can commence their course in any of the following units and in any order. Once, the students have completed the following units they will be merged with older students. Each student will be provided with their individual training and assessment plan outlining their timetable.
· AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
· AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
· AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
· AURAFA103 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
Required Textbook: Jones and Bartlett Learning (CDX Automotive):
· Medium/Heavy Duty commercial vehicle systems by Owen C. Duffy and Gus Wright
· Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines by Gus Wright
Textbooks are available in the library for you to read in your own time. However, you will be required to buy your own from McGraw Hill to ensure you always have access to the textbook. OCT can arrange the textbook for you, please get in touch with student support if you need assistance with this.
You will be provided with your own apprentice toolkit which you will be required to bring to all practical classes. You will also be provided with a uniform which must be worn for all workshop days.
You must buy your own Safety Boots and bring them to each practical class. You will be provided with a timetable that will identify the days you will be attending workshop-based training and assessment.
|Student Support Services
|OCT has a range of Student Support Services available for you. Please refer to your student handbook for details on available Student Support Services.
|Units are assessed individually via a range of assessment methods: Written Assessment, Verbal Questioning and Practical Demonstrations observed directly by the assessor.
|Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfers (CT)
|THE RTO offers all students the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Please refer to our RPL and CT policy and procedure in the Student Handbook and/or Website.
|Students can make an appeal against any assessment decision by following the Complaints and Appeals Policy outlined in the Student Handbook and our website.
All appeals and complaints will be dealt with following the Complaints and Appeals Procedure.