AUR31516 Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology

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Course description

Become a licensed diesel mechanic with the Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology (AUR31516). This nationally recognised qualification is the official training course for apprentices and trade mechanics who want to specialise in diesel vehicles and machinery. Over 4 years of on-the-job training you will learn how to diagnose, service and repair a range of diesel vehicles and machines — as well as use standard tools and equipment. The course also covers different welding techniques.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Diesel Mechanic$1,250 weekly pay
Apprentice Diesel Fitter$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Service Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Workshop Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Parts Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Senior Automotive Mechanic$1,350 weekly pay

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the AUR31516 Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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