Qualification details

AUR10120 - Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation (Release 2)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to AUR10116 - Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation 12/Nov/2020

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 14/Feb/2021
(View details for release 1) 13/Nov/2020

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 899916 Mechanic's Assistant 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Automotive Service and Repair 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 899916 Mechanic's Assistant 13/Nov/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 13/Nov/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 524 Certificate I 13/Nov/2020 
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Modification History



Release 1

This version first released with AUR Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package Version 6.0

Release 2

This version first released with AUR Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package Version 6.1.

The following elective units of competency have been deleted as directed by the AISC:

  • AURHTA003 Remove and replace heavy commercial vehicle ancillary components and accessories.

The above training products were identified as having zero enrolments over a three year period.

Qualification Description

This qualification is an introductory qualification to the automotive retail, service and repair industries and an entry to further training in several sectors. It is designed for application in a highly supervised context, such as VET in Schools (VETiS) or other equivalent introduction or induction to industry environments. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 8

5 core units , plus

3 elective units , of which:

  • all 3  units may be from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2  units may be from a Certificate I qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Elective units chosen must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the overall integrity of the AQF alignment, not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification, and contribute to a valid vocational outcome.

Core Units

AURAEA001 Identify environmental and sustainability requirements in an automotive service or repair workplace

AURASA001 Apply automotive workplace safety fundamentals

AURETR103 Identify automotive electrical systems and components

AURLTA101 Identify automotive mechanical systems and components

AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Elective Units

AURAFA001 Use numbers in an automotive workplace

AURAFA002 Read and respond to automotive workplace information

AURAFA110 Identify routine problems in an automotive workplace

AURBTA001 Remove and tag bicycle components

AURBTA102 Adjust bicycles and components

AURBTJ101 Remove, repair and refit bicycle tyres

AURETK001 Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment

AURETR001 Remove and tag automotive electrical system components

AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits

AURHTA001 Carry out heavy vehicle pre-repair cleaning

AURHTJ001 Inspect heavy commercial vehicle wheels and tyres

AURJTA001 Carry out minor adjustments to motorcycles

AURJTA002 Remove and replace motorcycle components and accessories

AURJTJ003 Remove and refit motorcycle wheel and tyre assemblies

AURLTJ113 Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies

AURPTA101 Carry out pre-repair operations to outdoor power equipment

AURPTA102 Carry out minor adjustments to outdoor power equipment

AURPTA106 Inspect and service line trimming systems and components

AURRTQ001 Inspect and service marine inboard propeller drive systems

AURRTR001 Inspect, service and maintain marine battery storage systems

AURTTA001 Remove and tag steering, suspension and braking system components

AURTTA002 Assist with automotive workplace activities

AURTTA003 Use and maintain basic mechanical measuring devices

AURTTA009 Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations

AURTTE003 Remove and tag engine system components

AURVTN001 Remove and tag vehicle body components

AURVTN008 Clean vehicle body and door openings

AURVTP006 Apply refinishing primers to vehicle surfaces

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to AUR10116 Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation.


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