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Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology - AUR31114

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive mechanical service and repair sector.

The Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive heavy commercial vehicle service and repair sector.
Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include: heavy commercial vehicle technicians.


This is a Nationally Recognised course within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).


No entry requirements.


To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 36 units of competency, consisting of 23 core units (C) and 13 elective units (E). The following list of units of competency have been selected as being an appropriate combination that can provide valid, reliable, fair and flexible assessment and is deemed suitable for industry required outcomes:

Core Units
AURAEA2002    Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace 
AURASA2002    Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace   
AURETR2012    Test and repair basic electrical circuits   
AURETR3022    Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems   
AURETR3024    Diagnose and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems   
AURETR3025    Test, charge and replace batteries   
AURETR3029    Diagnose and repair charging systems   
AURETR3030    Diagnose and repair starting systems   
AURHTB3001    Repair air braking systems   
AURHTD3002    Repair steering systems (heavy vehicle)   
AURHTD3003    Repair suspension systems (heavy vehicle)   
AURHTE3002    Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle)   
AURHTQ3003    Repair final drive - driveline (heavy vehicle)   
AURHTX3001    Repair transmissions - manual (heavy vehicle)   
AURHTZ3001    Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems   
AURTTA2004    Carry out servicing operations   
AURTTA2006    Service hydraulic systems   
AURTTA3018    Carry out diagnostic procedures   
AURTTC3003    Diagnose and repair cooling systems   
AURTTF2002    Service diesel fuel injection systems   
AURTTF3005    Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems   
AURTTK2002    Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment   
AURTTQ2001    Service final drive assemblies   

AURETR3043    Service and repair electronic body management systems  
AURETR3044    Service and repair electronic drive management systems   
AURHTB3002    Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle hydraulic braking systems   
AURHTD3004    Carry out wheel alignment operations (heavy vehicle)   
AURHTQ3002    Repair final drive assemblies (heavy vehicle)   
AURHTX3004    Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems   
AURTTA2005    Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives   
AURTTA3013    Repair hydraulic systems   
AURTTA3014    Assemble and install pneumatic systems and components   
AURTTD2002    Inspect and service steering systems   
AURTTD2004    Inspect and service suspension systems   
AURTTE2004    Inspect and service engines    
AURTTX2002    Inspect and service transmissions (manual)   

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