AUR31216 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

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Course Overview

Level up your career as an auto-mechanic and get the skills you need to work on earthmoving machinery, excavators, cranes, hoists and other mobile plant. The Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology (AUR31216) is a nationally recognised qualification that will teach you how to safely diagnose and repair compression ignition engines, electrical circuits, diesel fuel injection systems, and a range of steering, hydraulic, and braking systems (on heavy machinery).

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Nationally recognised training

Average duration

24 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Mobile Plant Mechanic$1,150 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

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 AUR31216 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

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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 AUR31216 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology:

Kangan Institute
On Campus
Bendigo TAFE
Online / On Campus