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Qualification details

AUR30713 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AUR30712 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology 10/Jan/2014
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR30716 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology 13/Apr/2016

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 11/Jan/2014

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 equipmentElective
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 0307 Mechanical And Industrial 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 02/May/2014 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4999-79 Tradespersons And Related Workers Nec 02/May/2014 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 02/May/2014 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 11/Jan/2014 
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Modification History

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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 prepares new employees, and develops existing workers, to perform service and repair roles in the outdoor power equipment mechanical service and repair industry.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • outdoor power equipment technicians
  • repair technicians.

The work may also include tasks related to operating a business and/or supervising others.

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification

Cre dit 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, and 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, 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 in 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 potential problem and taking appropriate action
  • determining problems that need 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
  • 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 them

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

    • 15 core units  
    • 21 elective units , of which:
    • up to 21 units may be chosen from the elective units listed below 
    • up to 6 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

    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)

    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

    Outdoor Power Equipment - Technical 

    AURPTA2004

    Service and repair drum cutting systems

    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 

    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

    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.