AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

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Course Overview

The AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology is part of a trade apprenticeship for car mechanics. Over 4 years (working under a qualified tradesperson) you’ll learn how to inspect and service engines — as well as diagnose and repair fuel, braking, cooling, ignition, and steering systems. The course also covers batteries, electrical circuits, petrol and diesel vehicles, workplace safety. Graduate as a licensed tradesperson. Enquire now for the list of entry requirements and enrolment centres.


Nationally recognised training

Average duration

12 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Apprentice Mechanic$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Diesel Mechanic$1,250 weekly pay
Mobile Plant Mechanic$1,150 weekly pay
Service Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Workshop Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Parts Manager$1,250 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

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.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options 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.

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These course providers offer the AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology:

Kangan Institute
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Bendigo TAFE