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Qualification details

AUR30912 - Certificate III in Motorsport Technology (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AUR30911 - Certificate III in Motorsport16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR30916 - Certificate III in Motor Sport Technology 13/Apr/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Aug/2013
(View details for release 1) 17/Jan/2013

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AURETR3028 - Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systemsDiagnose and repair instruments and warning systemsElective
AURTTS2001 - Fabricate exhaust system and componentsFabricate exhaust system and componentsElective
AURETR3022 - Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systemsDiagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systemsElective
AURTTM3004 - Assemble engine blocks and sub-assembliesAssemble engine blocks and sub-assembliesElective
AURHTX3004 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systemsDiagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systemsElective
AURVTW2005 - Carry out spot welding proceduresCarry out spot welding proceduresElective
AURMTD4002 - Prepare competition vehicle suspensionPrepare competition vehicle suspensionElective
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
AURMGA2001 - Set up and dismantle temporary work location and equipmentSet up and dismantle temporary work location and equipmentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4211-11 Motor Mechanic 
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 Motorsort Service/PitCrew Member,Motorsport Vehicle Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4211-11 Motor Mechanic 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 AUR30911 Certificate III in Motorsport

Release 2 

Prerequisites updated for AURMKA4001

Two new units added to elective bank:

AURLTX3003

AURTTF3005

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to service and repair the mechanical parts, transmission and suspension systems of vehicles within the motorsport sector. It is suitable for entry into the automotive motorsport service and repair sector.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Certificate III in Motorsport Technology offers training to service and repair the mechanical components of motorsport vehicles, and to operate sustainably and safely within a motorsport environment.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • a number three mechanic within a V8 Supercar team
  • a vehicle service and repair technician within a motorsport race team
  • service/pit crew race team member
  • an opportunity to branch into different roles within a race team which may include data technician, engine technician, driveline technician, machinist, fabricator or promotional activities.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing mechanical technology service and repair tasks in the motorsport sector of the automotive industry.

They would be expected to perform a range of skilled operations involving known routines, methods and procedures and take some accountability for the quality of outcomes. Some complex and non-routine activities involving individual responsibility or autonomy and/or collaboration with others may be expected.

Training programs for this qualification are suitable to be undertaken as part of a formal training contract with an employer under an Australian Traineeship arrangement.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR21012 Certificate II in Motorsport Technology, or other relevant qualifications. Credit for this qualification may also include units contained within relevant skill sets.

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40312 Certificate IV in Motorsport Technology, 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 for this qualification as identified by the motorsport 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 

  • clearly communicating workplace information to others (verbal and non-verbal), including use of automotive terms
  • completing workplace reports
  • communicating ideas and information with workplace colleagues
  • 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 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 

  • prioritising actions to achieve required outcomes
  • planning own work requirements
  • allocating resources to workplace tasks and requirements
  • identifying risk factors and take action to minimise risk

Self-management 

  • selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
  • recognising limitations and seek timely advice
  • planning own work requirements, set own work program and manage time to ensure tasks are done 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 

  • selecting and using appropriate equipment and materials
  • operating diagnostic and test equipment
  • performance testing of components, systems and equipment
  • using tools and equipment efficiently and safely
  • storing and caring for components, parts, tools, test equipment and support equipment

Packaging Rules

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

  • 21 core units 

plus

  • 15 elective units,  of which:
  • up to 15  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 

Prerequisites 

Common -Environment 

AURAEA3003

Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry

Electrical - Technical - Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR3023

Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURLTD3006

Carry out wheel alignment operations (light vehicle)

Motorsport - Support and Logistics 

AURMBA3002

Load and unload a competition vehicle and support equipment

Motorsport - Officiating 

AURMDA2002

Assist with motorsport officiating duties

Motorsport - Management, Leadership and Supervision  

AURMMA2001

Operate in a motorsport environment

AURMMA3007

Follow motorsport event and team safety requirements

AURMMA3008

Coordinate operations of a motorsport team

Motorsport - Technical 

AURMTA3002

Assemble and prepare a competition vehicle

AURLTD3006 AURMTA3006 AURMTA3007

AURMTA3004

Perform competition vehicle preparation procedures at an event

AURMTA3002

AURMTA3005

Perform pit lane and service area operations

AURMTA3006

Perform torquing and fastening

AURMTA3007

Conduct non-destructive testing

AURMTA3009

Collect and log motorsport data

Motorsport - Technical - Fabrication 

AURMTS3001

Construct hose and pipe assemblies for competition vehicles

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA3018

Carry out diagnostic procedures

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Brakes 

AURTTB2001

Inspect and service braking systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURTTD2004

Inspect and service suspension systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Engines 

AURTTE2004

Inspect and service engines

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Driveline and Final Drives 

AURTTQ2003

Service final drive (driveline)

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Transmission 

AURTTX2002

Inspect and service transmissions (manual)

Elective units  

Unit code 

Unit title 

Prerequisites 

Common - Health and Safety  

AURASA2002

Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Common - Technical 

AURATA2002

Read and interpret engineering drawings

AURATA2003

Produce drawings from design concepts

Electrical - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURETD3001

Service and repair electronically controlled steering systems

Electrical - Technical - Electrical and Electronic  

AURETR2006

Carry out soldering of electrical wiring and circuits

AURETR2010

Fabricate, test and repair wiring harnesses and looms

AURETR2012

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR3017

Overhaul charging system alternators

AURETR3018

Overhaul starting motors

AURETR3020

Repair electronic systems

AURETR3022

Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems

AURETR3024

Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems

AURETR3025

Test, charge and replace batteries

AURETR3026

Remove, replace and program electrical and electronic units and assemblies

AURETR3028

Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

AURETR3029

Diagnose and repair charging systems

AURETR3030

Diagnose and repair starting systems

AURETR3031

Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURETR3032

Repair electrical systems

AURETR3036

Service and repair electronically controlled suspension systems

AURETR3043

Service and repair electronic body management systems

AURETR3044

Service and repair electronic drive management systems

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Engines 

AURHTE3002

Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle)

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Transmission  

AURHTX3004

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems

Mechanical - Motorcycle - Technical - Steering and Suspension  

AURJTD3003

Diagnose and repair motorcycle suspension systems

AURJTD3004

Diagnose and repair motorcycle steering systems

Mechanical - Motorcycle - Technical - Chassis and Frame 

AURJTY3001

Repair and align motorcycle frames

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Brakes 

AURLTB3003

Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

AURLTB4001

Overhaul braking system components (light)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURLTD3004

Repair steering systems (light vehicle)

AURLTD3005

Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Engines 

AURLTE3002

Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical – Fuel Systems 

AURLTF3001

Diagnose and repair mechanical fuel injection systems

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURLTJ2001

Select tyres and rims for specific applications (light)

AURLTJ2002

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

AURLTJ2003

Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel assemblies

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Driveline and Final Drives 

AURLTQ3001

Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle)

AURLTQ3002

Repair final drive - driveline (light vehicle)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Transmission 

AURLTX3001

Repair transmissions - manual (light vehicle)

AURLTX3002

Repair transmissions - automatic (light vehicle)

AURLTX3003

Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

Motorsport – Support and Logistics 

AURMBA2001

Transport a light competition vehicle and support equipment

Motorsport - Officiating 

AURMDA2001

Develop and update motorsport industry knowledge

AURMDA3004

Recover a motorsport vehicle

AURMDA3005

Act as a marshal in a motorsport event

AURMDA3006

Communicate using flags and signals in a motorsport event

AURMDA3007

Act as a steward in a motorsport event

Motorsport 

AURMGA2001

Set up and dismantle temporary work location and equipment

AURMGA4002

Manage personal presentation and development

Motorsport - Technology (Computing) 

AURMKA4001

Manage motorsport data

AURETR2012 AURMTA3009 MEM30012A

Motorsport - Regulatory or Legal 

AURMLA2001

Comply with motorsport rules and regulations when officiating

AURMLA3002

Monitor compliance with motorsport rules and regulations

AURMLA3003

Inspect motorsport vehicles and equipment for compliance

Motorsport - Management, Leadership and Supervision  

AURMMA4002

Manage the preparation of a competition vehicle

Motorsport - Health and Safety 

AURMSA2001

Follow motorsport safety and risk management procedures

AURMSA3002

Implement and monitor safety and risk management in a motorsport environment

Motorsport - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURMTD4001

Test suspension dampers using a dynamometer

MEM30012A

AURMTD4002

Prepare competition vehicle suspension

AURLTD3005 AURTTD2004

Motorsport - Technical -Engines 

AURMTE4001

Test engines using a dynamometer

Motorsport - Technical - Fuel Systems 

AURMTF4001

Analyse and repair complex performance carburetted fuel systems

AURTTF2001 AURTTF3006

AURMTF4002

Analyse and repair performance fuel injection systems

AURETR3023 AURTTF2001

Motorsport - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURMTJ4001

Select and prepare tyres and wheels for motorsport applications

Motorsport - Technical - Driveline and Final Drives 

AURMTQ4001

Analyse and repair complex performance driveline systems

AURLTQ3001 AURLTQ3002 AURLTX3001 AURMTA3007

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA4021

Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Brakes 

AURTTB3005

Assemble and fit braking systems and components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Cooling Systems 

AURTTC3003

Diagnose and repair cooling systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURTTD2002

Inspect and service steering systems

AURTTD2004

Inspect and service suspension systems

AURTTD4005

Overhaul steering system components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Engines 

AURTTE4005

Overhaul engines and associated engine components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Fuel Systems 

AURTTF2001

Service petrol fuel systems

AURTTF3005

Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems

AURTTF4007

Overhaul petrol fuel system components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURTTJ2001

Balance wheels and tyres

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2001

Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Manufacture 

AURTTM3003

Apply metal to rebuild engine components

AURTTM3004

Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies

AURTTM3008

Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies

AURTTM3010

Heat treat, straighten and reclaim engine components

AURTTM3011

Recondition engine cylinder heads

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Driveline and Final Drives 

AURTTQ2001

Service final drive assemblies

AURTTQ4004

Overhaul final drive assemblies

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Fabrication 

AURTTS2001

Fabricate exhaust system and components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Transmission 

AURTTX2003

Inspect and service transmissions (automatic)

AURTTX4007

Overhaul clutch assemblies

AURTTX4008

Overhaul transmissions (manual)

AURTTX4009

Overhaul transmissions (automatic)

Vehicle Body - Technical 

AURVTA3002

Remove and replace supplementary restraint systems

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

AURVTW2005

Carry out spot welding procedures

AURVTW3006

Carry out thermoplastic welding procedures

AURVTW2008

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

Imported Units  

MEM07005C

Perform general machining

MEM09002B MEM12023A MEM18001C

MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

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