Qualification details

AUR31312 - Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AUR31311 - Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR31316 - Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning 13/Apr/2016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
AURAEA3003 - Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industryMonitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry Core
AURASA2002 - Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplaceApply safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURHTE3002 - Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle)Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle) Elective
AURLTE2001 - Remove and install light vehicle engine assembliesRemove and install light vehicle engine assemblies Elective
AURLTE3002 - Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle) Elective
AURMTA3007 - Conduct non-destructive testingConduct non-destructive testing Core
AURTTA2005 - Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesivesSelect and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives Elective
AURTTA2009 - Carry out pre-repair operations (mechanical)Carry out pre-repair operations (mechanical) Elective
AURTTA3018 - Carry out diagnostic proceduresCarry out diagnostic procedures Elective
AURTTE3001 - Apply knowledge of engine scienceApply knowledge of engine science Core
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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 Engine Reconditioner 

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 AUR31311 Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning

Unit codes updated to meet policy requirements

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to recondition engines in the automotive service and repair sector. It is suitable for entry into the automotive specialist service and repair sector.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who recondition engines.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • automotive engine reconditioners.

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR20512 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology, AUR21512 Certificate II in Automotive Cylinder Head Reconditioning or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR40112 Certificate IV in Automotive Management or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Some jurisdictions may require this qualification for licensing purposes. In addition 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 automotive 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 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
  • 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 to resolve it
  • 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
  • developing practical responses to common breakdowns in workplace systems and procedures
  • undertaking numerical operations, calculations and using formulae (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and decimals, percentages and proportions, simple ratios and averages)

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 diagnostic and test equipment
  • performance testing components, systems and equipment
  • using tools and equipment efficiently and safely
  • storing and caring for components, parts, tools, test equipment and support equipment
  • using business technology to collect, analyse and provide information

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 28 units  of competency, consisting of:

  • 13 core units 

plus

  • 15 elective units , of which:
  • up to 15  elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 5  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

Motorsport - Technical 

AURMTA3007

Conduct non-destructive testing

Miscellaneous Mechanical - Technical - Engines 

AURTTE3001

Apply knowledge of engine science

Miscellaneous Mechanical - Technical - Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2001

Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

AURTTK2002

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Miscellaneous Mechanical - Technical - Manufacture 

AURTTM3002

Repair bearing tunnels and connecting rods in engines

AURTTM3004

Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies

AURTTM3007

Carry out grinding operations

AURTTM3008

Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies

AURTTM3009

Fit sleeves and bore and hone engine cylinders

AURTTM3011

Recondition engine cylinder heads

Miscellaneous Mechanical - Technical - Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURTTW3003

Carry out machining operations

Elective units 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Engines 

AURHTE3002

Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle)

Mechanical -Light Vehicle -Technical -Engines 

AURLTE2001

Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies

AURLTE3002

Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)

Miscellaneous Mechanical -Technical 

AURTTA2005

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

AURTTA2009

Carry out pre-repair operations (mechanical)

AURTTA3018

Carry out diagnostic procedures

Miscellaneous Mechanical – Technical -Fuel Systems 

AURTTF3005

Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems

Miscellaneous Mechanical -Technical - Manufacture 

AURTTM3001

Operate and monitor computer numerical control machines

AURTTM3003

Apply metal to rebuild engine components

AURTTM3005

Balance rotating and reciprocating engine components

AURTTM3006

Perform advanced machining and blueprinting of engine components

AURTTM3010

Heat treat, straighten and reclaim engine components

Miscellaneous Mechanical -Technical - Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURTTW3002

Set, operate and monitor specialist machines

Vehicle Body -Technical - Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering 

AURVTW2001

Carry out manual metal arc welding 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

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