Qualification details

AUR20712 - Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 27/Jan/2015
(View details for release 2) Replaced15/Aug/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced17/Jan/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR20716 - Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation 13/Apr/2016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
AURAEA2002 - Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceApply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Core
AURAFA009 - Carry out research into the automotive industryCarry out research into the automotive industry Elective
AURAFA2003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplaceCommunicate effectively in an automotive workplace Core
AURAFA2004 - Solve routine problems in an automotive workplaceSolve routine problems in an automotive workplace Core
AURAFA2005 - Write routine texts in an automotive workplaceWrite routine texts in an automotive workplace Elective
AURAMA2001 - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with others Elective
AURAQA2001 - Contribute to quality work outcomesContribute to quality work outcomes Elective
AURASA2002 - Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplaceApply safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURBTA1001 - Remove and tag bicycle componentsRemove and tag bicycle components Elective
AURBTJ2001 - Remove, repair and fit bicycle tyresRemove, repair and fit bicycle tyres Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 899916 Mechanic's Assistant 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9999-15 Mechanic's Assistant 
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 No Specific Job Role 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 899916 Mechanic's Assistant 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 9999-15 Mechanic's Assistant 07/Aug/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 07/Aug/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 17/Jan/2013 
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Modification History

Release 

Comment 

Release 1 

New qualification

Release 2 

Unit Titles Changed:

AURJTJ2001 - Remove, inspect and fit motorcycle wheel assemblies

AURLTJ2003 - Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel assemblies.

Release 3 

20 new imported units added to elective bank:

AURAFA009 Carry out research into the automotive industry

AURETK003 Operate electrical test equipment

AURETR046 Remove and refit vehicle batteries

AURETR047 Recharge vehicle batteries

AURETR048 Construct and test basic electronic circuits

AURTTA027 Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations

AURTTB007 Remove and replace brake assemblies

AURTTC004 Remove and replace radiators

AURTTD006 Remove and replace vehicle front suspension springs

AURTTD007 Remove and replace steering assemblies

AURTTE006 Remove and replace conventional engine assemblies

AURTTE007 Dismantle and assemble single cylinder four-stroke petrol engines

AURTTE008 Dismantle and assemble multi-cylinder four-stroke petrol engines

AURTTE009 Remove and replace engine cylinder heads

AURTTJ003 Remove and replace wheel and tyre assemblies

AURTTX012 Dismantle and assemble conventional manual transmissions

AURTTX013 Remove and replace clutch assemblies

AURVTA005 Clean vehicles

AURVTP029 Prepare surface and prime repaired body panels

AURTTW010 Set up and use welding equipment

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of tasks related to familiarisation and inspection of mechanical and electrical components and systems of cars, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles.

This qualification also covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation prepares prospective employees to undertake work in the broader automotive industry.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • trades assistant
  • vehicle service assistant
  • automotive service assistant
  • trainee serviceperson
  • automotive trainee.

Application 

This qualification provides individuals with an introduction to the automotive industry as well as some of the basic skills needed. It is an appropriate level for an individual undertaking work experience, or in a probationary period in employment.

The qualification is particularly applicable to school-based studies as an entry-level pathway to employment, and is suitable as an Australian traineeship or apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR10112 Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR12 Training Package Certificate III qualifications 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. 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 retail, service and repair 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 

  • understanding and carrying out verbal instructions from supervisors and others
  • reading and understanding workplace documents
  • completing written workplace documentation, forms, logs and diaries
  • sharing work-related information with other team members
  • communicating with people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • seeking and acting on feedback

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 and receiving feedback

Problem solving 

  • recognising a problem or potential problem with automotive component, system or equipment
  • seeking information and assistance to solve problems outside own area of responsibility
  • solving problems in own area of responsibility

Initiative and enterprise 

  • making adjustments to improve own performance
  • suggesting ideas for workplace improvement to supervisors and team members
  • positively adapting to changes in workplace procedures and arrangements
  • taking positive action to report hazards or risk situations to supervisors

Planning and organising 

  • understanding how own job role fits into the wider workplace context
  • planning daily work tasks to work safely and manage risks according to workplace procedures

Self-management 

  • following workplace safety requirements and other policy and procedures
  • managing own time
  • completing known delegated tasks on time
  • completing non-routine tasks as requested
  • selecting appropriate equipment and materials
  • asking for advice and assistance

Learning 

  • identifying personal strengths and weaknesses
  • positively accepting opportunities to learn
  • acting on feedback to improve work performance
  • asking questions to gain information

Technology 

  • appropriately setting up technological equipment
  • using workplace diagnosis technology
  • recognising and reporting faulty equipment

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 12 units of competency, consisting of: 

  • 7 core units 
  • plus
  • 5 elective units , of which:
  • up to 5  elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2  elective units may be chosen from a Certificate I or Certificate II qualification 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 

AURAEA2002

Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

Common Foundation Skills 

AURAFA2003

Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURAFA2004

Solve routine problems in an automotive workplace

Common Health and Safety 

AURASA2002

Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Electrical Technical Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR1003

Apply automotive electrical system fundamentals

Mechanical Light Vehicle Technical 

AURLTA1001

Apply automotive mechanical system fundamentals

Mechanical Miscellaneous Technical Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2002

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Elective units 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Common Foundation Skills 

AURAFA2005

Write routine texts in an automotive workplace

Common Management, Leadership and Supervision 

AURAMA2001

Work effectively with others

Common Quality 

AURAQA2001

Contribute to quality work outcomes

Bicycle Technical 

AURBTA1001

Remove and tag bicycle components

Bicycle Technical Wheels and Tyres 

AURBTJ2001

Remove, repair and fit bicycle tyres

Bicycle Technical Tools and Equipment 

AURBTK2001

Use and maintain specialised bicycle repair tools

Bicycle Technical Driveline and Final Drives 

AURBTQ2001

Service bicycle drivetrain systems

Bicycle Technical Accessories 

AURBTV2001

Fit and adjust bicycle accessories

Electrical Technical Tools and Equipment 

AURETK1001

Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment

Electrical Technical Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR1001

Remove and tag automotive electrical system components

AURETR1002

Test, service and maintain battery storage systems

AURETR2006

Carry out soldering of electrical wiring and circuits

AURETR2009

Install, test and repair vehicle lighting and wiring systems

AURETR2015

Inspect and service batteries

Mechanical Heavy Vehicle Technical Steering and Suspension 

AURHTD2001

Inspect and service heavy commercial vehicle suspension systems

Mechanical Heavy Vehicle Technical Fuel Systems 

AURHTF2001

Inspect heavy commercial vehicle fuel systems and components

Mechanical Heavy Vehicle Technical Wheels and Tyres 

AURHTJ1001

Inspect heavy commercial vehicle wheels and tyres

Mechanical Heavy Vehicle Technical Driveline and Final Drives 

AURHTQ2001

Inspect heavy commercial vehicle driveline components

Mechanical Motorcycle Technical 

AURJTA1001

Perform minor adjustments to motorcycles

AURJTA1002

Remove and replace motorcycle components and accessories

Mechanical Motorcycle Technical Steering and Suspension 

AURJTD2001

Inspect and service motorcycle suspension systems

AURJTD2002

Inspect and service motorcycle steering systems

Mechanical Motorcycle Technical Wheels and Tyres 

AURJTJ2001

Remove, inspect and fit motorcycle wheel assemblies

Mechanical Light Vehicle Technical Wheels and Tyres 

AURLTJ2003

Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel assemblies

Outdoor Power Equipment Technical 

AURPTA1001

Carry out pre-repair operations to outdoor power equipment

AURPTA1002

Perform minor adjustments to outdoor power equipment

AURPTA2003

Service and repair rotary cutting systems

AURPTA2006

Service line trimming systems and components

Outdoor Power Equipment Technical Engines 

AURPTE2002

Service engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

Marine Technical Engines 

AURRTE1001

Prepare outboard engines for wet-run testing

AURRTE2002

Service outboard engines and components

Marine Technical Driveline and Final Drives 

AURRTQ2001

Service inboard propeller drive systems

AURRTQ2002

Service jet drive propulsion systems

Marine Technical Electrical and Electronic 

AURRTR1001

Inspect, service and maintain marine battery storage systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous Technical 

AURTTA1001

Remove and tag steering, suspension and brake system components

AURTTA1002

Carry out workshop practice activities

AURTTA1003

Use and maintain basic measuring devices

AURTTA2004

Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA2005

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

AURTTA2009

Carry out pre-repair operations (mechanical)

Mechanical Miscellaneous Technical Engines 

AURTTE1003

Remove and tag engine system components

Mechanical Miscellaneous Technical Driveline and Final Drives 

AURTTQ2002

Remove and refit driveline components

Vehicle Body Technical Tools and Equipment 

AURVTK2001

Use and maintain vehicle body repair hand tools

Vehicle Body Technical Body 

AURVTN2003

Carry out pre-repair vehicle body operations

Vehicle Body Technical Paint 

AURVTP2006

Prepare vehicle components for paint repairs

AURVTP2008

Clean and polish vehicle exterior paint

Vehicle Body Technical Trimming and Upholstery  

AURVTT2008

Clean and finish vehicle interior trim and seats

Imported Units 

AURAFA009

Carry out research into the automotive industry

AURETK003

Operate electrical test equipment

AURETR046

Remove and refit vehicle batteries

AURETR047

Recharge vehicle batteries

AURETR048

Construct and test basic electronic circuits

AURTTA027

Carry out basic vehicle servicing operations

AURTTB007

Remove and replace brake assemblies

AURTTC004

Remove and replace radiators

AURTTD006

Remove and replace vehicle front suspension springs

AURTTD007

Remove and replace steering assemblies

AURTTE006

Remove and replace conventional engine assemblies

AURTTE007

Dismantle and assemble single cylinder four-stroke petrol engines

AURTTE008

Dismantle and assemble multi-cylinder four-stroke petrol engines

AURTTE009

Remove and replace engine cylinder heads

AURTTJ003

Remove and replace wheel and tyre assemblies

AURTTX012

Dismantle and assemble conventional manual transmissions

AURTTX013

Remove and replace clutch assemblies

AURVTA005

Clean vehicles

AURVTP029

Prepare surface and prime repaired body panels

AURVTW010

Set up and use welding equipment

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