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Qualification details

AUR32012 - Certificate III in Automotive Alternative Fuel Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AUR30611 - Certificate III in Automotive Specialist16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR32016 - Certificate III in Automotive Alternative Fuel Technology 13/Apr/2016

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

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AURHTL4001 - Inspect, repair and diagnose alternative fuel systems for heavy vehicle enginesInspect, repair and diagnose alternative fuel systems for heavy vehicle enginesElective
AURTTW2001 - Carry out soft soldering techniquesCarry out soft soldering techniquesElective
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
AURETR3025 - Test, charge and replace batteriesTest, charge and replace batteriesCore
AURAFA2003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplaceCommunicate effectively in an automotive workplaceElective
AURETR2010 - Fabricate, test and repair wiring harnesses and loomsFabricate, test and repair wiring harnesses and loomsElective
AURTTC2001 - Inspect and service cooling systemsInspect and service cooling systemsCore
AURHTZ3001 - Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systemsDiagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systemsElective
AURTTF3006 - Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systemsDiagnose and repair petrol carburettor systemsElective
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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 Automotive Alternative Fuel 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 install and repair alternative fuel systems and associated systems within the automotive service and repair sector.

Job roles or employment outcomes 

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

Job outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • automotive light vehicle repair technicians
  • automotive heavy vehicle repair 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 Automotive 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. 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 23 units  of competency, consisting of:

  • 11 core units 

plus

  • 2 specialist elective units  in one  of the selected specialist groups relating to occupational streams

plus

  • 10 general elective units , of which:
  • up 10  elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 4  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 

AURETR2012

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR3025

Test, charge and replace batteries

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical  

AURTTA2004

Carry out servicing operations

AURTTA3018

Carry out diagnostic procedures

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Cooling Systems 

AURTTC2001

Inspect and service cooling systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Engines 

AURTTE2004

Inspect and service engines

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Fuel Systems 

AURTTF2001

Service petrol fuel systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2002

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Emission and Exhaust 

AURTTZ2001

Inspect and service emission control systems

Specialist elective units 

Group A: CNG 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Alternative Fuels 

AURTTL3001

Service CNG fuel systems

AURTTL3002

Diagnose and repair CNG fuel systems

Group B: LNG 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Alternative Fuels 

AURTTL3004

Service LNG fuel systems

AURTTL3005

Diagnose and repair LNG fuel systems

Group C: LPG 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Alternative Fuels 

AURTTL3007

Service LPG fuel systems

AURTTL3008

Diagnose and repair LPG fuel systems

General 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 

AURETR2006

Carry out soldering of electrical wiring and circuits

AURETR2010

Fabricate, test and repair wiring harnesses and looms

AURETR3023

Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR3031

Diagnose and repair ignition systems

AURETR3032

Repair electrical systems

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Alternative Fuels 

AURHTL4001

Inspect, repair and diagnose alternative fuel systems for heavy vehicle engines

Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle - Technical - Emission and Exhaust 

AURHTZ3001

Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Engines 

AURLTE3002

Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Fuel Systems 

AURTTF3004

Repair diesel fuel injection systems

AURTTF3006

Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Alternative Fuels 

AURTTL3003

Install CNG fuel systems

AURTTL3006

Install LNG fuel systems

AURTTL3009

Install LPG fuel systems

AURTTL3010

Install LPG, CNG and LNG electrical control equipment

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

AURTTW2001

Carry out soft soldering techniques

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

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.