Qualification details

AUR20408 - Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 20/Dec/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced21/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AUR20405 - Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology 20/Jun/2011
Is superseded by AUR20412 - Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology16/Jan/2013

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
AURC252103A - Apply basic automotive troubleshooting processesApply basic automotive troubleshooting processes N/A
AURC270103A - Apply safe working practicesApply safe working practices N/A
AURC270688A - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with others N/A
AURC270789A - Communicate effectively in the workplaceCommunicate effectively in the workplace N/A
AURC270889A - Communicate business informationCommunicate business information N/A
AURC359554A - Provide technical guidanceProvide technical guidance N/A
AURC361101A - Adapt work processes to new technologiesAdapt work processes to new technologies N/A
AURC361230A - Inspect technical quality of workInspect technical quality of work N/A
AURC361337A - Maintain quality systemsMaintain quality systems N/A
AURC365722A - Estimate complex jobsEstimate complex jobs N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 899411 Motor Vehicle Parts And Accessories Fitter (General) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7991-11 Motor Vehicle Parts And Accessories Fitter 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Automotive Service and Repair 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Electrical Accessory Fitter 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 899411 Motor Vehicle Parts And Accessories Fitter (General) 25/Mar/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 7991-11 Motor Vehicle Parts And Accessories Fitter 25/Mar/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 25/Mar/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 25/Mar/2009 
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Modification History

Six imported units of competency updated: 

TLID1001A replaces TLID107C

TLID2004A replaces TLID407C

TLID2010A replaces TLID1007C

TLID2013A replaces TLID1307C

TLID3011A replaces TLID1107C

TLILIC2001A replaces TLILIC108A

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks within the automotive electrical industry. It is suitable for entry into the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing installation, testing and servicing of electrical components/systems, such as automotive sound, communications and security systems.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • automotive accessory fitter
  • assistant automotive electrician.

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR10105 Certificate I in Automotive in this Training Package or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR30308 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing considerations 

Some jurisdictions require this qualification for licensing purposes. In addition 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

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Automotive Electrical sector 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

  • Understanding and carrying out verbal instructions from supervisors and others
  • Reading, understanding and completing workplace documentation, forms and records
  • Sharing work-related information with other team members using industry terminology
  • Communicating with people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

Teamwork

  • Contributing positively to the work team environment
  • Working effectively with others in a socially diverse environment
  • Respecting and understanding the views of others
  • Giving, receiving and acting upon feedback
  • Identifying and describing own role and role of others

Problem solving

  • Recognising a problem or a potential problem within an automotive electrical environment
  • Seeking information and assistance to solve problems outside own area of responsibility
  • Solving problems within own area of responsibility

Initiative and enterprise

  • Suggesting ideas for workplace improvement to supervisors and team members
  • Positively adapting to changes in workplace procedures and making adjustments to improve own performance
  • Taking positive action to report hazards or risk situations to supervisors

Planning and organising

  • Planning daily work tasks to work safely and manage risks according to workplace procedures
  • Prioritising activities to achieve required outcomes
  • Planning and organising appropriate equipment and materials
  • Planning ahead to anticipate problems with availability of equipment, materials and personnel to assist

Self-management

  • Following workplace safety requirements and other policies and procedures
  • Completing known delegated tasks on time
  • Selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
  • Asking for advice and assistance when appropriate

Learning

  • Identifying personal strengths and weaknesses
  • Acting upon feedback and accepting opportunities to learn to improve work performance
  • Asking questions to gain information and identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding

Technology

  • Appropriately selecting and using tools and equipment
  • Recognising and reporting faulty equipment
  • Using information and communication technology

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology, competency must be achieved in thirteen  (13 ) units of competency.

  • three  (3 ) core units of competency
  • ten  (10 ) elective units of competency, as specified below.

  • a minimum of five  (5 ) elective units of competency from Group A
  • a maximum of five  (5 ) elective units of competency from Group B, drawn from any combination of:
  • units not already chosen from Group A
  • Group B units listed
  • up to three  (3 ) relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are aligned to Certificate II and III qualifications
  • a maximum of two  (2 ) elective units of competency may be selected from units aligned to Certificate III qualifications.

Note :

Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for completion of the qualification.

The following units of competency must not be chosen together when achieving this qualification:

MEM05003B

Perform soft soldering

AURV223808A

Carry out soft soldering techniques

MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

AURV223608A

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

MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

AURV223608A

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

MEM05017D

Weld using gas metal arc welding process

AURV281308A

Carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures

Core units of competency 

  • Complete the following three  (3 ) units of competency.

AURC270103A

Apply safe working practices

AURT271781A

Implement and monitor environmental regulations in the automotive mechanical industry

AURE224008A

Carry out soldering of electrical wiring/circuits

Elective units of competency 

Group A  - Elective units 

  • Complete a minimum of five  (5 ) units of competency from the following list.

Prerequisites 

AURE218664A

Remove and replace electrical/electronic units/assemblies

AURE218670A

Service, maintain or replace batteries

AURE218676A

Test, service and charge batteries

AURE218708A

Carry out repairs to single electrical circuits

AURE218764A

Remove, refit and test electrical componentry for normal operation following body repair activities

AURE219331A

Install, test and repair low voltage wiring/lighting systems

AURE219431A

Install, test and repair electrical security systems/components

AURE219531A

Install ancillary electrical components

AURE220140A

Manufacture and repair wiring harness/looms

AURE311666A

Repair electric braking systems

AURE318866A

Repair electrical systems

AURE318966A

Repair instruments and warning systems

AURE319145A

Overhaul charging system alternators

AURE319166B

Repair charging systems

AURE319245A

Overhaul starting motors

AURE319266B

Repair starting systems

AURE319271A

Inspect, service and repair AC electric motor drive systems

AURE320031B

Install marine electrical systems and components

AURE320066B

Diagnose and repair marine electrical systems and components

AURE320666B

Repair ignition systems

AURE320871A

Service and repair electronically controlled steering systems

AURE320971A

Service and repair electronically controlled suspension systems

AURE321066A

Repair electronic systems

AURE321171A

Service and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

AURE321271A

Service and repair electronic drive management systems

AURE321371A

Service and repair electronic body management systems

AURE321471A

Service and repair electronically controlled anti-lock braking systems

AURE321571A

Service and repair electronically operated traction control system

AURE321671A

Service and repair electronically operated stability control systems

AURE321771A

Service and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems

AURE321831B

Install marine electronic systems and components

AURE321971A

Inspect, service and repair electronic management, monitoring and tracking systems

Group B  - Other elective units 

  • The balance of units, to a maximum of five  (5 ), may be drawn from any combination of:
  • units not already chosen from Group A
  • Group B units listed below
  • up to three (3) relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are aligned to Certificate II and III qualifications.

Common 

AURC270688A

Work effectively with others

AURC270789A

Communicate effectively in the workplace

AURC270889A

Communicate business information

AURC359554A

Provide technical guidance

AURC361101A

Adapt work processes to new technologies

AURC361230A

Inspect technical quality of work

AURC361337A

Maintain quality systems

AURC365722A

Estimate complex jobs

BSBCMN311B

Maintain workplace safety

HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

General mechanical 

AURC252103A

Apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes

AURT200108A

Carry out servicing operations

AURT222631A

Install air conditioning systems

AURT222670A

Service air conditioning systems

AURT223104A

Assemble and install refrigeration systems/components

AURT225156A

Read and interpret engineering drawings

AURT225667A

Use and maintain measuring equipment

AURT226008A

Carry out pre-repair operations (mechanical)

AURT270278A

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

AURT322645A

Overhaul air conditioning system components

AURT322666A

Repair/retrofit air conditioning systems

AURT325149A

Prepare engineering drawings

AURT365130A

Inspect vehicle systems and determine preferred repair action

AURT365508A

Carry out vehicle safety/roadworthy inspection

AURT366108A

Carry out diagnostic procedures

AURT366308A

Carry out advanced diagnostic procedures

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

Sales and warehousing 

TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

TLID2004A

Load and unload goods/cargo

TLID2010A

Operate a forklift

TLID2013A

Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

TLID3011A

Conduct specialised forklift operations

TLILIC2001A

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Welding 

Prerequisites 

AURV223608A

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

AURV223808A

Carry out soft soldering techniques

AURV281108A

Carry out manual metal arc welding procedures

AURV281208A

Carry out brazing procedures

AURV281308A

Carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures

AURV281408A

Carry out gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding procedures

MEM05003B

Perform soft soldering

MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05017D

Weld using gas metal arc welding process

MEM05050B MEM05051A MEM05052A MEM12023A MEM18001C MEM18002B MEM09002B

MEM05050B

Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM05051A

Select welding processes

MEM05052A

Apply safe welding practices

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