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Qualification details

AUR31812 - Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Trailer Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AUR30611 - Certificate III in Automotive Specialist16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR31816 - Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Trailer Technology 13/Apr/2016

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

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AURETR3022 - Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systemsDiagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systemsCore
AURHTB3002 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic braking systemsDiagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic braking systemsElective
AURVTW2008 - Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating proceduresCarry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating proceduresElective
AURTTA2006 - Service hydraulic systemsService hydraulic systemsCore
AURHTJ2003 - Remove, inspect, and refit heavy vehicle wheel assembliesRemove, inspect, and refit heavy vehicle wheel assembliesCore
AURAFA2003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplaceCommunicate effectively in an automotive workplaceElective
AURTTB3006 - Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systemsInspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systemsElective
AURETR2010 - Fabricate, test and repair wiring harnesses and loomsFabricate, test and repair wiring harnesses and loomsElective
AURHTB3007 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle electronic braking systemsDiagnose and repair heavy vehicle electronic braking systemsElective
AURTTA3011 - Install hydraulic systems to specified applicationsInstall hydraulic systems to specified applicationsElective
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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 Heavy Commercial Trailer 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 AUR30611 Certificate III in Automotive Specialist

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to repair trailers and associated systems within the automotive service and repair sector.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Trailer Technology is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive heavy vehicle service and repair sector.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • heavy commercial trailer technicians

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 Mechanical Servicing Technology, AUR20712 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification include 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 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 describe 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 take 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 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
  • 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:

  • 12 core units 

plus

  • 16 elective units , of which:
  • up to 16  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

Electrical - Technical - Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR2009

Install, test and repair vehicle lighting and wiring systems

AURETR2012

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR3022

Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Brakes 

AURHTB3001

Repair air braking systems

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURHTD3003

Repair suspension systems (heavy vehicle)

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURHTJ2003

Remove, inspect and refit heavy vehicle wheel assemblies

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Chassis and Frame 

AURHTY3002

Diagnose and repair mechanical connections of heavy vehicles and trailers over 4.5 tonnes

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA2006

Service hydraulic systems

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 

AURACA2001

Establish relations with customers

Common - Foundation Skills 

AURAFA2003

Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

Common - Technical 

AURATA2002

Read and interpret engineering drawings

Electrical - Technical - Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR2010

Fabricate, test and repair wiring harnesses and looms

AURETR2011

Install and test basic ancillary electrical components

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Brakes 

AURHTB3002

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic braking systems

AURHTB3007

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle electronic braking systems

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURHTJ2002

Select heavy vehicle tyres and rims for specific applications

AURHTJ2006

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

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle – Electrical and Electronic 

AURHTR3005

Diagnose and repair heavy trailer electronically controlled roll stability systems

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Chassis and Frame 

AURHTY2001

Inspect and service mechanical connections of heavy vehicles and trailers over 4.5 tonnes

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA2004

Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA3011

Install hydraulic systems to specified applications

AURTTA3012

Manufacture and install fluid power hose assemblies

AURTTA3013

Repair hydraulic systems

AURTTA3014

Assemble and install pneumatic systems and components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Brakes 

AURTTB2001

Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTB2004

Inspect and service air braking systems

AURTTB3005

Assemble and fit braking systems and components

AURTTB3006

Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURTTD2004

Inspect and service suspension systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURTTJ2001

Balance wheels and tyres

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

AURVTW2001

Carry out manual metal arc welding procedures

AURVTW2003

Carry out gas metal arc welding procedures

AURVTW2008

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

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.