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Qualification details

AUR30712 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
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Supersedes AUR30711 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by AUR30713 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology 10/Jan/2014

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

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AURACA3003 - Build customer relationsBuild customer relationsElective
AURHTX3004 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systemsDiagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systemsElective
AURTTX3006 - Repair transmissions (hydrostatic)Repair transmissions (hydrostatic)Elective
AURETR3032 - Repair electrical systemsRepair electrical systemsElective
AURVTW2008 - Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating proceduresCarry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating proceduresElective
AURAMA2002 - Communicate business informationCommunicate business informationElective
AURACA3002 - Establish customer requirements of a complex natureEstablish customer requirements of a complex natureElective
AURTTA2006 - Service hydraulic systemsService hydraulic systemsElective
AURPTR2002 - Test and service outdoor electric powered equipmentTest and service outdoor electric powered equipmentCore
AURETR3025 - Test, charge and replace batteriesTest, charge and replace batteriesElective
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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 Service and Repair 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Outdoor Power Equipment Repair Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 321214 Small Engine Mechanic 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4999-79 Tradespersons And Related Workers Nec 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 AUR30711 Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment

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 mechanical service and repair industry.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers performing service and repair roles in the outdoor power equipment mechanical service and repair industry.

Job outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • outdoor power equipment technicians
  • repair 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 

Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed AUR20812 Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology in this Training Package, or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40112 Certificate IV in Automotive Management, 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 outdoor power equipment 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  

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

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

  • 18 core units 

plus

  • 18 elective units , of which:
  • up to 18  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

Outdoor Power Equipment - Technical 

AURPTA2003

Service and repair rotary cutting systems

AURPTA2004

Service and repair drum cutting systems

AURPTA2005

Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems

AURPTA2006

Service line trimming systems and components

AURPTA2007

Service and repair post-boring systems

AURPTA2008

Service and repair post-hole digging systems

AURPTA2009

Service and repair reciprocating cutting systems

AURPTA2010

Service pumping systems

AURPTA3011

Repair pumping systems

Outdoor Power Equipment - Technical - Engines 

AURPTE2002

Service engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

AURPTE3003

Repair engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

AURPTE4004

Overhaul engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

Outdoor Power Equipment - Technical - Electrical and Electronic 

AURPTR2002

Test and service outdoor electric powered equipment

AURPTR3001

Test and service 240V portable generators

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA3018

Carry out diagnostic procedures

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2002

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Elective units  

Unit code 

Unit title 

Common - Sales and Marketing  

AURACA3002

Establish customer requirements of a complex nature

AURACA3003

Build customer relations

Common - Foundation Skills 

AURAFA2003

Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

Common - Management, Leadership and Supervision 

AURAMA2001

Work effectively with others

AURAMA2002

Communicate business information

Common - Technical  

AURATA2001

Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes

Electrical - Technical - Tools and Equipment 

AURETK2002

Use and maintain automotive electrical test equipment

Electrical - Technical - Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR2006

Carry out soldering of electrical wiring and circuits

AURETR2009

Install, test and repair vehicle lighting and wiring systems

AURETR2012

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR2015

Inspect and service batteries

AURETR3023

Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR3025

Test, charge and replace batteries

AURETR3026

Remove, replace and program electrical and electronic units and assemblies

AURETR3029

Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR3030

Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR3031

Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURETR3032

Repair electrical systems

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Transmission  

AURHTX3004

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems

Mechanical - Mobile Plant - Technical 

AURKTA3005

Inspect, service and repair tracked type drive and support systems

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Steering and Suspensions 

AURLTD3004

Repair steering systems (light vehicle)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Engine 

AURLTE3002

Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURLTJ2002

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

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Transmission 

AURLTX3001

Repair transmissions - manual (light vehicle)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Emission and Exhaust 

AURLTZ3001

Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA2006

Service hydraulic systems

AURTTA3013

Repair hydraulic systems

AURTTA4021

Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Brakes 

AURTTB2001

Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTB3006

Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Cooling Systems 

AURTTC2001

Inspect and service cooling systems

AURTTC3003

Diagnose and repair cooling systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURTTD2002

Inspect and service steering systems

AURTTD2003

Inspect suspension systems

AURTTD2004

Inspect and service suspension systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Engines 

AURTTE2004

Inspect and service engines

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Fuel Systems 

AURTTF3004

Repair diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTF3005

Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems

AURTTF3006

Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURTTJ2002

Remove and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components

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

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Transmission 

AURTTX2004

Service transmissions (hydrostatic)

AURTTX3006

Repair 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

AURVTW2002

Carry out brazing 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

Imported Units 

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

TLID1001A

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

TLID2004A

Load and unload goods/cargo

TLID2013A

Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.