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For a limited time, this course has State Government funding available. Conditions Apply. Call us for more details - 1800 654 447

Prepare for a career in the automotive electrical industry, increase your skills and enhance your employability with this Pre-apprenticeship. Learn to perform basic diagnostic procedures, install, test and repair wiring on vehicle lighting systems and electrical security components, install ancillary electrical equipment, and perform minor repairs to electrical circuits, inspect and service batteries, metal arc welding procedures, thermal cutting and heating procedures. Automotive Electrical Technicians diagnose, repair, service and test all electrical systems and components including, battery starting, charging, ignition and vehicle safety systems that are computer network monitored and controlled. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: 15 weeks / 2.5 days per week, 18 weeks / 2.5 days per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $4,256
  • Subsidised $512
  • Concession $96

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Acacia Ridge 29 Jan 2018 Full time / 2.5 days per week Classroom
Bracken Ridge 29 Jan 2018 Full time / 2.5 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

It is recommended that students have sound achievement in Year 10 English and Mathematics.

Location/s

Acacia Ridge
247 Bradman St
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

Resources required

Materials list:

  • calculator
  • blue biro
  • pencil HB and 2B / sharpener
  • eraser
  • notebook
  • highlighter
  • headphones or equivalent
  • USB stick (recommended)

Personal Protective Equipment:

Important: During the training students must supply their own personal protective equipment. Students failing to meet the required personal protective equipment standards of dress will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

The required personal protective equipment will consist of:

  • Eye protection - Clear safety glasses, (tinted or sunglasses not acceptable). These must conform to the Australian Standard AS 1336 or 1337
  • Protective footwear - Safety toe, leather upper, non slip safety footwear must be worn. These must comply with Australian Standard AS2210 and be in good condition
  • Protective clothing - Sleeved, 100% industrial cotton drill work wear must be worn at all times
  • Hand protection - Mechanic gloves
  • Ear protection - Ear plugs or ear muffs

Timetable

Acacia Ridge: full time, Monday and Tuesday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Wednesday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm.

Orientation is on the first day of class students will meet in the Q Block foyer at 8.00 am. Please ensure you have your personal protective equipment (PPE), class materials and Confirmation of Enrolment with you.

Bracken Ridge: full time, Monday and Tuesday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Wednesday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm.

Orientation is on the first day of class.  Students will meet in the courtyard on the lower level of B Block.  Please ensure you have your personal protective equipment (PPE), class materials and Confirmation of Enrolment with you.

Units

The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete all mandatory and 6 elective units from the list below. These units form part of AUR20416 - Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology.

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

Acacia Ridge units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Mandatory
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace Mandatory
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace Mandatory
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits Mandatory
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems Mandatory
AURETR008 Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies Mandatory
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems Mandatory
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components Mandatory
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits Mandatory
AURETR015 Inspect, test and service batteries Mandatory
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace Elective
AURETR014 Inspect, test and service starting systems Elective
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms Elective
AURETR013 Inspect, test and service charging systems Elective
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles Elective
AURETR035 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation Elective
Bracken Ridge units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Mandatory
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace Mandatory
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace Mandatory
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits Mandatory
AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems Mandatory
AURETR008 Remove and replace electrical units and assemblies Mandatory
AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems Mandatory
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components Mandatory
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits Mandatory
AURETR015 Inspect, test and service batteries Mandatory
AURLTA001 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components Elective
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace Elective
AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations Elective
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines Elective
AURTTJ001 Balance wheels and tyres Elective
AURTTK001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace Elective

Disclaimer

Please note prerequisites / corequisites exist for this unit. For more information contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447. For a full description of this course visit the Training Website.

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$4,256

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$512

SUBSIDISED

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$96

CONCESSION

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course for students who do not qualify for a subsidy, or the course does not receive any subsidy.

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Certificate 3 Guarantee

You can receive a subsidy towards one certificate III qualification from a list of eligible courses.

The amount provided depends on the demand for skilled workers in your chosen industry.

You're eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee if you:

  • are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • live in Queensland full time or intend to live in Queensland for the next 6 months
  • are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • don't currently hold (or are enrolled in) a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.

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Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you meet the eligibility requirements under the subsided costing and:

  • hold or are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
  • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • have a disability.

You will need to provide evidence at the time of enrolment.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

On successful completion of this course you receive a AUR20416 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology qualification.

Job prospects

  • Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician

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Enrol now, if you:

  • meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked the important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked the course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

To assist students with their career and educational goals, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers a range of support services, including Literacy, Numeracy, Tutorials & in-class support. If you would like further information or to make an appointment please phone 1800 782 000.

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Disclaimer

Note: 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.

Last updated on 25 October 2017

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