Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology – Certificate III

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles within the automotive service and repair sector.

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HSC credit ATAR pathway
4 No

Apprentices perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector, qualifying students to overhaul, service and repair the mechanical parts of road transport vehicles. Apprentices may be employed as a Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technician.

Outcome on completion of your HSC

  • Statement of Competencies achieved towards Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology AUR31116 from the AUR Automotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair Training Package

  • Stage 1 of the Automotive (Heavy Vehicle – Mechanical) Trade.

  • Continuation of this trade training as a full time apprentice after school.

Course delivery

  • Will be delivered both on the job and off the job.

  • Two years part time during school, followed by three years full time post-school in both on and off the job training

Commitment required

  • Undertake a minimum of 130 days in paid employment and training.

  • Undertake Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology Trade course as part of your HSC.

  • The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.

How will you be assessed?

  • Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work and practical exercises.


Course ATAR eligibility HSC unit credit

Automotive
Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical trade

No

4 units credit over two years towards your HSC for the formal training component (VET course).

Industry-based Learning course

(optional)

No

This optional course recognises the significant work component involved in the school based apprenticeship.

The course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.

This HSC VET course does not contribute towards the calculation of the ATAR.


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