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Qualification details

AUR30711 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AUR30705 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment 20/Jun/2011
Is superseded by AUR30712 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology16/Jan/2013

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 20/Dec/2011
(View details for release 1) 21/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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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
AURC272003A - Apply environmental regulations and best practice in a workplace or businessApply environmental regulations and best practice in a workplace or business 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
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 321214 Small Engine Mechanic 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4999-79 Tradespersons And Related Workers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Automotive Industry 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 321214 Small Engine Mechanic 12/Apr/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4999-79 Tradespersons And Related Workers Nec 12/Apr/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 12/Apr/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 21/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Three new AUR units of competency: 

AURTTE3001

AURTTM3001

AURTTM3002

Nine AUR units of competency updated: 

AURTTM3003 replaces AURT301357A

AURTTM3004 replaces AURT301383A

AURTTM3005 replaces AURT334606A

AURTTM3006 replaces AURT334608A

AURTTM3007 replaces AURT334808A

AURTTM3008 replaces AURT301383A

AURTTM3009 replaces AURT334708A

AURTTM3010 replaces AURT301359A

AURTTM3011 replaces AURT301483A

Four imported units of competency updated: 

MEM07005C replaces MEM07005B

TLID1001A replaces TLID107C

TLID2004A replaces TLID407C

TLID2013A replaces TLID1307C

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of service and repair tasks on outdoor power equipment. It is suitable for entry into the outdoor power equipment retail, service and repair industry.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The AUR30711 Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers performing service and repair roles in the outdoor power equipment retail, service and repair industry. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • outdoor power equipment mechanics
  • service technicians.

The work may also include tasks related to the operation of the business and/or the supervision of others

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

The AUR30711 Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment may be accessed by direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed AUR20811 Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment in this Training Package, or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40105 Certificate IV in Automotive Management, AUR40208 Certificate IV in Automotive Technology, or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing considerations 

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

Not Applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Bicycle Retail, Service and Repair 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 

Communication

  • clearly communicating workplace information and ideas with workplace colleagues (verbal and non-verbal), 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
  • communicating with people who speak languages other than English and in a cross-cultural context
  • interpreting the needs of customers
  • reading and interpreting workplace-related documentation

Teamwork

  • identifying and describing own role and role of others
  • working within a team
  • 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 a potential problem and taking appropriate 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 or 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 and adjusting outdoor power equipment components, systems or equipment
  • setting up equipment and work area
  • selecting and using appropriate tools, equipment and materials
  • operating diagnostic and test equipment
  • applying knowledge of operating principles of components and systems
  • using business technology to collect, analyse and provide information

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment, competency must be achieved in thirty six  (36 ) units.

  • four  (4 ) core units of competency
  • thirty two  (32 ) elective units of competency, as specified below:

  • a minimum of four  (4 ) specialist elective units from Group A
  • a maximum of twenty eight  (28 ) elective units, drawn in any combination from:
  • units not already chosen from Group A
  • Group B units listed
  • up to six  (6 ) relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available at Certificates II, III and IV
  • a maximum of eighteen  (18 ) elective units of competency may be selected from units aligned to Certificate II qualifications
  • a maximum of two  (2 ) elective units of competency may be selected from units aligned to Certificate IV 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 pairs of units 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 four  (4 ) units of competency.

Unit code 

Unit title 

AURC270103A

Apply safe working practices

AURC272003A

Apply environmental regulations and best practice in a workplace or business

AURT366108A

Carry out diagnostic procedures

MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective units of competency 

Group A : Specialist electives 

  • Complete a minimum of four  (4 ) units of competency from the following list.

Unit code 

Unit title 

AURE222976B

Test and service outdoor electric powered equipment

AURP201570B

Service engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

AURP245171B

Service and repair rotary cutting systems

AURP245271B

Service and repair drum cutting systems

AURP245371B

Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems

AURP245465B

Service line trimming systems and components

AURP245571B

Service and repair post-boring systems

AURP245671B

Service and repair post-hole digging systems

AURP245771B

Service and repair reciprocating cutting systems

AURP247670B

Service pumping systems

AURP301566B

Repair engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

AURP322776B

Test and service 240V portable generators

AURP347666B

Repair pumping systems

AURP401245B

Overhaul engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

Group B : Other elective units 

  • Complete a maximum of twenty eight  (28 ) units, drawn in any combination from:
  • units not already chosen from Group A
  • Group B units listed below
  • up to six  (6 ) relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available at Certificates II, III and IV.

Brakes 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AURE311666A

Repair electric braking systems

AURT210170A

Inspect and service braking systems

AURT210736A

Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors

AURT310104A

Assemble and fit braking systems/components

AURT310166A

Repair hydraulic braking systems

AURT310171A

Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems

AURT410145AA

Overhaul braking system components (light)

Common 

Unit code 

Unit title 

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

BSBINN301A

Promote innovation in a team environment

HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

TLID2013A

Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

TLID2004A

Load and unload goods/cargo

Electrical and electronics 

Unit code 

Unit title 

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

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

AURE224008A

Carry out soldering of electrical wiring/circuits

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

AURE320666B

Repair ignition systems

AURE321066A

Repair electronic systems

AURE321171A

Service and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

Engines , systems and transmissions 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

AURT200368A

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

AURT201164A

Remove and install engine assemblies

AURT201170A

Inspect and service engines

AURT202166B

Repair cooling systems

AURT202170B

Inspect and service cooling systems

AURT202608A

Carry out radiator repairs

AURT203170B

Service petrol fuel systems

AURT203670B

Service diesel fuel injection systems

AURT204670A

Inspect and service emission control systems

AURT205166A

Repair exhaust system components

AURT206670A

Inspect and service transmissions (manual)

AURT207170A

Inspect and service transmissions (automatic)

AURT208170A

Service transmissions (hydrostatic)

AURT212670A

Service final drive assemblies

AURT213165A

Remove and refit driveline components

AURT213170A

Service final drive (driveline)

AURT303166B

Repair petrol fuel systems

AURT303666A

Repair diesel fuel systems

AURT304666A

Repair and replace emission control systems

AURT305671A

Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems

AURT306170A

Inspect, service and/or repair clutch assemblies and associated operating system components

AURT308166A

Repair transmissions (hydrostatic)

AURT334972A

Set, operate and monitor specialist machines

AURT335108A

Carry out machining operations

AURT401145A

Overhaul engines and associated engine components

AURT403145B

Overhaul petrol fuel system components

AURT403645A

Overhaul diesel fuel injection systems

AURT406145A

Overhaul clutch assemblies

AURT406645A

Overhaul transmissions (manual)

AURT407145A

Overhaul transmissions (automatic)

AURT408145A

Overhaul transmissions (hydrostatic)

AURT412645A

Overhaul final drive assemblies

AURTL301166A

Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)

AURTL306666A

Repair transmissions - manual (light vehicle)

AURTL307166A

Repair transmissions - automatic (light vehicle)

AURTL312666A

Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle)

AURTL313166A

Repair final drive - driveline (light vehicle)

AURTTE3001

Apply knowledge of engine science

AURTTM3001

Operate and monitor computer numerical control machines

AURTTM3002

Repair bearing tunnels and connecting rods in engines

AURTTM3003

Apply metal to rebuild engine components

AURTTM3004

Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies

AURTTM3005

Balance rotating and reciprocating engine components

AURTTM3006

Perform advanced machining and blueprinting of engine components

AURTTM3007

Carry out grinding operations

AURTTM3008

Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies

AURTTM3009

Fit sleeves and bore and hone engine cylinders

AURTTM3010

Heat treat, straighten and reclaim engine components

AURTTM3011

Recondition engine cylinder heads

MEM07005C

Perform general machining

MEM09002B MEM12023A MEM18001C

General mechanical 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AURC252103A

Apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes

AURT200108A

Carry out servicing operations

AURT209170A

Service hydraulic systems

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

AURT309166A

Repair hydraulic systems

AURT365130A

Inspect vehicle systems and determine preferred repair action

AURT366308A

Carry out advanced diagnostic procedures

AURT466208A

Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

Steering and suspension 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AURT215130A

Inspect steering systems

AURT215170A

Inspect and service steering systems

AURT216130A

Inspect suspension systems

AURT216170A

Inspect and service suspension systems

AURT316271A

Inspect, service and repair tracked type drive and support systems

AURT415145A

Overhaul steering system components

AURTL315166A

Repair steering systems (light vehicle)

AURTL316166A

Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)

AURTM315166A

Repair steering systems (motorcycle)

Tyres and wheels 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AURT217606A

Balance wheels and tyres

AURT217665A

Remove, fit and inspect wheel assemblies

AURT217766A

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

AURT217865A

Remove and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components

Welding 

Unit code 

Unit title 

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

AURV281508A

Carry out spot welding procedures

AURV323908A

Carry out thermoplastic 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