AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

AUR30620 - Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

AUR30620 - Entry Requirements

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 11, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent) OR a Certificate III OR equivalent OR be a mature age

English Requirements:

It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.5.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 46 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 42 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 162 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.
  • Completed (within the past 2 years) in Australia in English: substantial component of AQF level 4 or higher, or if the student does not have current proof of one of the above listed English Language Tests, they will be required to take an English Placement Test administered by Vocational Careers Institute (VCI). The student’s Education Agent can manage the English Proficiency Exam on behalf of VCI.

Australian Permanent Residents

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 11, (High School Certificate (HSC) OR equivalent) OR be a mature age.

LLN Requirement:

  • Students need to demonstrate that they have a proficiency in English and a basic understanding of Maths. For students who cannot supply documented proof on their academic and English language proficiency, they will be required to sit a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Test prior to a place being offered in the course.


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  • *The Resource Fee ensures students receive printed notes, learning material & access to Wi-Fi for the duration of their course

AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Student: Domestic / International
Delivery Mode: Face-to-face classroom-based learning and work based
Campus locations: Brisbane
Duration: Full Time: 70 weeks (including 15 weeks Holidays)
Intake: Jan 2023 | April 2023 | July 2023 | Oct 2023


AUR30620 - Study Pathway And Career Opportunities

Potential employment options are roles relevant to light vehicle automotive technology.

Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of Certificate IV qualifications from the AUR Training Package such as the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

  • Projects incorporating role-plays
  • Case studies
  • Observations and short answer questions.
  • Practical training and assessment are completed in training workshop
  • Written and oral questions

AUR30620 - Assessment

All units of competence will be assessed using  a selection of tools

  • Projects incorporating role – play
  • Case Studies
  • Observations and short answer questions
  • Practical training and assessment are completed in training workshop
  • Written and oral questions

Recognistion Of Prior Learning

RPL is the assessment process for recognizing competencies gained through previous learning, work, and life experiences. Students who have completed any  of the subjects or have practical experience that can be used for RPL, can contact VCI prior to enrolment. In order to be granted RPL, candidates are required to provide evidence that they are already competent in the specific subject/subjects and these evidences should be valid, authentic, current and sufficient.

Course Duration/Mode/Fee

Full Time: 60 weeks (including 4 weeks Holidays)

  • Face-to-face classroom-based learning and work based
  • Tuition Fees: AUD 14,800
  • Admin Fee: AUD 200.00
  • Resource Fee: AUD 500.00

Course Structure / Units Of Competency

In order to gain the certificate, 36 units must be completed for this qualification

Payment Option

If you wish to accept the offer, you need to sign the Acceptance of Offer form together with the minimum payment of fees. You can use the following payment methods:

  • Cash or EFTPOS in person at VCI’s campus
  • Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) via PayPal on the student invoice

We accept credit card payments (Visa or MasterCard only) and a 2% surcharge will be added to the total amount. You can download our Credit Card Authorisation form HERE

Bank draft or money order payable to “Vocational Careers Institute” and send to VCI’s campus (all bank drafts must be in $AUD Australian dollars to an Australian bank) 

Electronic Bank transfer (Telegraphic Transfer) from an overseas bank account

Bank Account Details:

Name of Bank: Commonwealth Bank
BSB: 064  000
Account Swift: 1452 5599
Code Branch: CTBAAU2S
Address: 240 Queen Street Brisbane City 4000

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