Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Free TAFE

This course is in the Free TAFE for Priority Courses list. Find out about the initiative and your eligibility

This pre-apprenticeship program will give you the hands on skills and basic mechanical knowledge which will help you to find an automotive apprenticeship. It will help to make you job ready, and will give you the opportunity to pursue a career in automotive mechanics, engine reconditioning, automotive electrician and electronics, and vehicle body repair.


 

  • Automotive apprentice

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE
AURTTK002
IDENTIFY AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
AURLTA001
IDENTIFY AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS
AURETR003
FOLLOW SAFE WORKING PRACTICES IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE
AURASA002
RESOLVE ROUTINE PROBLEMS IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE
AURAFA004
COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE
AURAFA003
FOLLOW ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY BEST PRACTICE IN AN AUTOMOTIVE WORKPLACE
AURAEA002
SET UP AND USE WELDING EQUIPMENT
AURVTW010
REMOVE AND REPLACE WHEEL AND TYRE ASSEMBLIES
AURTTJ003
DISMANTLE AND ASSEMBLE MULTI-CYLINDER FOUR-STROKE PETROL ENGINES
AURTTE008
DISMANTLE AND ASSEMBLE SINGLE CYLINDER FOUR-STROKE PETROL ENGINES
AURTTE007
REMOVE AND REPLACE STEERING ASSEMBLIES
AURTTD007
REMOVE AND REPLACE VEHICLE FRONT SUSPENSION SPRINGS
AURTTD006
REMOVE AND REPLACE BRAKE ASSEMBLIES
AURTTB007
CARRY OUT BASIC VEHICLE SERVICING OPERATIONS
AURTTA027
IDENTIFY, SELECT AND USE LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL TEST EQUIPMENT
AURETK001
CARRY OUT RESEARCH INTO THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
AURAFA009
8.30 am to 4.00 pm - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Delivery: Combination of classroom and online.

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LLT

National course code: AUR20716

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees you will pay depends on your eligibility for a Victorian Government subsidised place under the Skills First Program.

Find out more about eligibility here.

2023 total estimated tuition fees for Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
Concession
Government Subsidised Place
Standard
Government Subsidised Place
Full Fee Place
(Not eligible for government subsidy)
$250$1,248$4,928

*Fees displayed are estimates for the total program and may change depending on individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are subject to change annually.

Visit our TAFE enrolment fees page for more information.

Material Fees

Material fees cover the cost of items which are purchased by the university and provided to the student, such as tools, materials, uniforms, textbooks, excursions and other incidentals associated with the program.

The estimated material fees for this program are $390

Eligibility Exemptions

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University through the Skills First eligibility exemptions initiative.

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government-subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level, you may be eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised place with an eligibility exemption.

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2023.

Important Information

Direct Debit Payment Plans are available for eligible students to help manage the payment of tuition and material fees throughout the enrolment year (excluding Diploma/Advanced Diploma tuition fees).

Students accessing government-subsidised training under the Skills First Program need to be aware that enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

Free TAFE: Under the Victorian Government Free TAFE initiative, some programs have free tuition for eligible students, however material fees (if applicable) will be payable by the student.  Free TAFE is subject to availability and eligibility requirements.

Visit the TAFE fees website. for further information on fees, payments and refunds.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Further education pathway/s:

AUR20516 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Please note that this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the coming years. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 10 December 2022 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please submit an enquiry.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909

School department

Centre for Design and Construc