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Qualification details

AUR32512 - Certificate III in Automotive Underbody Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AUR30611 - Certificate III in Automotive Specialist16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR32516 - Certificate III in Automotive Underbody Technology 13/Apr/2016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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AURTTS2001 - Fabricate exhaust system and componentsFabricate exhaust system and componentsElective
AURLLD3001 - Determine compliance of steering and suspension modificationsDetermine compliance of steering and suspension modificationsElective
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 batteriesElective
AURAFA2003 - Communicate effectively in an automotive workplaceCommunicate effectively in an automotive workplaceElective
AURTTB2002 - Attach friction materials and radius grindAttach friction materials and radius grindElective
AURAMA2001 - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with othersElective
AURTTD2002 - Inspect and service steering systemsInspect and service steering systemsElective
AURLTD3004 - Repair steering systems (light vehicle)Repair steering systems (light vehicle)Core
AURLTJ3004 - Provide advice on the effects of wheel and tyre combinationsProvide advice on the effects of wheel and tyre combinationsElective
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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 Light Vehicle Underbody Repair 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 perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of underbody systems within the automotive service and repair sector.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

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

Job outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • automotive light vehicle underbody repair technicians.

Application 

This qualification is typically used to develop employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing vehicle service and repair functions in an automotive environment.

They would be expected to perform a range of mechanical operations involving known routines, methods and procedures and take some accountability for the quality of outcomes.

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:

  • AUR21212 Certificate II in Automotive Underbody Technology
  • AUR21312 Certificate II in Automotive Braking System Technology
  • AUR21612 Certificate II in Automotive Driveline System Technology
  • AUR21712 Certificate II in Automotive Exhaust System Technology
  • AUR21812 Certificate II in Automotive Steering and Suspension System Technology
  • AUR21912 Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology, 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 

  • Understanding and carrying out verbal instructions from supervisors and others
  • Reading, understanding and completing workplace documentation, forms and records
  • Sharing work-related information with other team members using industry terminology
  • Communicating with people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

Teamwork 

  • Contributing positively to the work team environment
  • Working effectively with others in a socially diverse environment
  • Respecting and understanding the views of others
  • Giving, receiving and acting upon feedback
  • Identifying and describing own role and role of others

Problem solving 

  • Recognising a problem or a potential problem within a vehicle component/system servicing environment
  • Seeking information and assistance to solve problems outside own area of responsibility
  • Solving problems within own area of responsibility

Initiative and enterprise 

  • Suggesting ideas for workplace improvement to supervisors and team members
  • Positively adapting to changes in workplace procedures and making adjustments to improve own performance
  • Taking positive action to report hazards or risk situations to supervisors

Planning and organising 

  • Planning daily work tasks to work safely and manage risks according to workplace procedures
  • Prioritising activities to achieve required outcomes
  • Planning and organising appropriate equipment and materials
  • Planning ahead to anticipate problems with availability of equipment, materials and personnel to assist

Self-management 

  • Following workplace safety requirements and other policies and procedures
  • Completing known delegated tasks on time
  • Selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
  • Asking for advice and assistance when appropriate

Learning 

  • Identifying personal strengths and weaknesses
  • Acting upon feedback and accepting opportunities to learn to improve work performance
  • Asking questions to gain information and identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding

Technology 

  • Appropriately selecting and using tools and equipment
  • Recognising and reporting faulty equipment
  • Using information and communication technology

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, 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 this 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

Mechanical –Light Vehicle – Brakes 

AURLTB3003

Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems

Mechanical –Light Vehicle – Steering and Suspension 

AURLTD3004

Repair steering systems (light vehicle)

AURLTD3005

Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)

Mechanical –Vehicle – Tyres and Wheels 

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 

AURLTQ3002

Repair final drive – driveline (light vehicle)

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA3018

Carry out diagnostic procedures

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Wheels and Tyres 

AURTTJ2001

Balance wheels and tyres

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Tools and Equipment 

AURTTK2002

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Emission and Exhaust 

AURTTZ2002

Repair exhaust system components

Elective units  

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

Common – Foundation Skills 

AURAFA2003

Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

Common – Teamwork, Supervision and Management 

AURAMA2001

Work effectively with others

Electrical – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURETD3001

Service and repair electronically controlled steering systems

Electrical – Technical - - Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR2012

Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETR3025

Test, charge and replace batteries

AURETR3036

Service and repair electronically controlled suspension systems

Mechanical –Light Vehicle – Regulatory or Legal – Steering and Suspension 

AURLLD3001

Determine compliance of steering and suspension modifications

Mechanical –Light Vehicle – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURLTD3003

Reset steering system alignment adjustments to customer specifications

AURLTD3006

Carry out wheel alignment operations (light vehicle)

Mechanical –Light Vehicle – Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURLTJ3004

Provide advice on the effects of wheel and tyre combinations

Mechanical –Light Vehicle – Technical - Transmission 

AURLTX3003

Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical - Brakes 

AURTTB2001

Inspect and service braking systems

AURTTB2002

Attach friction materials and radius grind

AURTTB2003

Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors

AURTTB3005

Assemble and fit braking systems and components

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURTTD2002

Inspect and service steering systems

AURTTD2004

Inspect and service suspension systems

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Wheels and Tyres 

AURTTJ2002

Remove and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Driveline Final Drives 

AURTTQ2003

Service final drive (driveline)

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Fabrication 

AURTTS2001

Fabricate exhaust system and components

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical - Transmission 

AURTTX2005

Inspect and service clutch systems

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.