Qualification details

AUR31212 - Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 17/Jan/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AUR30405 - Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR31216 - Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology 13/Apr/2016

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AURACA2001 - Establish relations with customersEstablish relations with customers Elective
AURAEA3003 - Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industryMonitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry Core
AURAFA2003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplaceCommunicate effectively in an automotive workplace Elective
AURASA2002 - Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplaceApply safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURATA2002 - Read and interpret engineering drawingsRead and interpret engineering drawings Elective
AURETR2012 - Test and repair basic electrical circuitsTest and repair basic electrical circuits Core
AURETR3024 - Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systemsDiagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems Core
AURETR3025 - Test, charge and replace batteriesTest, charge and replace batteries Core
AURETR3029 - Diagnose and repair charging systemsDiagnose and repair charging systems Core
AURETR3030 - Diagnose and repair starting systemsDiagnose and repair starting systems Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4211-11 Motor Mechanic 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4211-11 Motor Mechanic 07/Aug/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 07/Aug/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 17/Jan/2013 
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Modification History

Release 

Comment 

Release 1 

Replaces AUR30405 Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for entry into the mining, construction and agricultural environment.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive heavy vehicle service and repair sector.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • mobile plant technician
  • diesel fitter.

Application definitely  

This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR20512 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, AUR20712 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by the automotive industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication 

  • clearly communicating verbal and non-verbal workplace information and ideas with workplace colleagues, including use of automotive terms
  • completing workplace reports
  • using and contributing to workplace procedures
  • maintaining workplace records
  • communicating with colleagues and clients to handle verbal enquiries, such as clarifying instructions and responding to requests for information
  • interpreting the needs of customers
  • reading and interpreting workplace-related documentation

Teamwork 

  • identifying and describing own role and role of others
  • working with diverse individuals and groups
  • applying knowledge of own role to complete activities efficiently to support team activities and tasks

Problem solving 

  • recognising a workplace problem or potential problem and taking action
  • determining problems needing priority action
  • referring problems outside area of responsibility to appropriate person and suggesting possible causes
  • seeking information and assistance as required to solve problems
  • using a range of problem-solving techniques
  • taking action to resolve concerns
  • developing practical responses to common breakdowns in workplace systems and procedures

Initiative and enterprise 

  • adapting to new and emerging situations in the workplace
  • being proactive and creative in responding to workplace problems, changes and challenges

Planning and organising 

  • planning own work requirements and prioritising actions to achieve required outcomes and ensure tasks are completed on time
  • identifying risk factors and taking action to minimise risk

Self-management 

  • selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
  • recognising limitations and seeking timely advice
  • planning own work requirements, setting own work program and managing time to ensure tasks are completed on time
  • following workplace documentation, such as codes of practice and operating procedures

Learning 

  • asking questions to gain information
  • identifying sources of information, assistance and expert knowledge to expand knowledge, skills and understanding
  • participating in self-improvement activities
  • participating in development of workplace continuous improvement strategies
  • helping others develop competency

Technology 

  • operating diagnostic and test equipment
  • performance testing of components, systems and equipment
  • using tools and equipment efficiently and safely
  • storing and caring for components, parts, tools, test equipment and support equipment
  • using business technology to collect, analyse and provide information

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 36 units  of competency, consisting of:

  • 22 core units 

plus

  • 14 elective units , of which:
  • up to 14  elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 6  elective units may be chosen from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.

Core units 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Common – Environment 

AURAEA3003

Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry

Common – Health and Safety 

AURASA2002

Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Electrical – Technical – Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR2012

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR3024

Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems

AURETR3025

Test, charge and replace batteries

AURETR3029

Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR3030

Diagnose and repair starting systems

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Engines 

AURHTE3002

Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle)

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical 

AURKTA3005

Inspect, service and repair tracked type drive and support systems

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Brakes 

AURKTB3001

Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURKTD3002

Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Driveline and Final Drives 

AURKTQ3001

Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Transmission 

AURKTX3001

Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical 

AURTTA2004

Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA2006

Service hydraulic systems

AURTTA3013

Repair hydraulic systems

AURTTA3018

Carry out diagnostic procedures

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Cooling Systems 

AURTTC3003

Diagnose and repair cooling systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Fuel Systems 

AURTTF3004

Repair diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTF3005

Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2002

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Transmission 

AURTTX3006

Repair transmissions (hydrostatic)

Elective units 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Common – Sales and Marketing 

AURACA2001

Establish relations with customers

Common – Foundation Skills 

AURAFA2003

Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

Common – Technical 

AURATA2002

Read and interpret engineering drawings

Electrical – Technical – Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR3032

Repair electrical systems

Electrical – Technical – Air Conditioning and HVAC 

AURETU2003

Service air conditioning and HVAC systems

AURETU3004

Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems

AURETU3005

Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Brakes 

AURHTB3001

Repair air braking systems

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Engines 

AURHTE2001

Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Wheels and Tyres 

AURHTJ2006

Remove, inspect, repair and fit tyres and tubes (heavy)

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Driveline and Final Drives 

AURHTQ3003

Repair final drive – driveline (heavy vehicle)

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Transmission 

AURHTX3002

Inspect, test and replace transmissions - automatic (heavy vehicle)

AURHTX3004

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Emission and Exhaust 

AURHTZ3001

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical  

AURKTA3001

Synchronise plant and equipment

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURKTD3001

Diagnose and repair mobile plant suspension systems

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Electrical and Electronic 

AURKTR3001

Diagnose and repair electric-over-hydraulic control systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical 

AURTTA2005

Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

AURTTA2007

Inspect, service and repair pneumatic systems

AURTTA3011

Install hydraulic systems to specified applications

AURTTA3012

Manufacture and install fluid power hose assemblies

AURTTA3014

Assemble and install pneumatic systems and components

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Brakes 

AURTTB2001

Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTB2004

Inspect and service air braking systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Cooling Systems 

AURTTC2001

Inspect and service cooling systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURTTD2002

Inspect and service steering systems

AURTTD2004

Inspect and service suspension systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Engines 

AURTTE2004

Inspect and service engines

AURTTE4005

Overhaul engines and associated engine components

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Fuel Systems 

AURTTF2002

Service diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTF4003

Overhaul diesel fuel injection systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2001

Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Driveline and Final Drives 

AURTTQ2001

Service final drive assemblies

AURTTQ2003

Service final drive (driveline)

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Transmission 

AURTTX2002

Inspect and service transmissions (manual)

AURTTX2003

Inspect and service transmissions (automatic)

AURTTX2004

Service transmissions (hydrostatic)

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Emission and Exhaust 

AURTTZ2002

Repair exhaust system components

Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURVTW2001

Carry out manual metal arc welding procedures

AURVTW2003

Carry out gas metal arc welding procedures

AURVTW2004

Carry out gas tungsten arc welding procedures

AURVTW2008

Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating procedures

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