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Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

AUR31212
Average Course Fee: $5425
Average Duration: 18 Months

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for entry into the mining, construction and agricultural environment.

Job roles and employment outcomes

The Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing mechanical work in the automotive heavy vehicle service and repair sector.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • mobile plant technician
  • diesel fitter.
  • Application definitely

    This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

    94.8%

    Satisfied with the training
    86.0%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Motor Mechanic (General) ( ANZSCO code 321211)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Above average
    100,700 persons were employed as Motor Mechanics in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 25,001 and 50,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Below average
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Motor Mechanics in 2014 are: $1,000. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Motor Mechanics visit Job Outlook

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 36 units of competency, consisting of:

    22 core units

    plus

    14 elective units, of which:

    up to 14 elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below

    up to 6 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

    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

    Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Engines

    AURHTE3002

    Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle)

    Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical

    AURKTA3005

    Inspect, service and repair tracked type drive and support systems

    Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Brakes

    AURKTB3001

    Diagnose and repair mobile plant braking systems

    Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Steering and Suspension

    AURKTD3002

    Diagnose and repair mobile plant steering systems

    Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Driveline and Final Drives

    AURKTQ3001

    Diagnose and repair mobile plant final drive assemblies

    Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Transmission

    AURKTX3001

    Diagnose and repair powershift transmissions

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical

    AURTTA2004

    Carry out servicing operations

    AURTTA2006

    Service hydraulic systems

    AURTTA3013

    Repair hydraulic systems

    AURTTA3018

    Carry out diagnostic procedures

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Cooling Systems

    AURTTC3003

    Diagnose and repair cooling systems

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Fuel Systems

    AURTTF3004

    Repair diesel fuel injection systems

    AURTTF3005

    Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Tools and Equipment

    AURTTK2002

    Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Transmission

    AURTTX3006

    Repair transmissions (hydrostatic)

    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

    AURETR3032

    Repair electrical systems

    Electrical – Technical – Air Conditioning and HVAC

    AURETU2003

    Service air conditioning and HVAC systems

    AURETU3004

    Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems

    AURETU3005

    Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems

    Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Brakes

    AURHTB3001

    Repair air braking systems

    Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Engines

    AURHTE2001

    Remove and install heavy vehicle engine assemblies

    Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Wheels and Tyres

    AURHTJ2006

    Remove, inspect, repair and fit tyres and tubes (heavy)

    Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Driveline and Final Drives

    AURHTQ3003

    Repair final drive – driveline (heavy vehicle)

    Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Transmission

    AURHTX3002

    Inspect, test and replace transmissions - automatic (heavy vehicle)

    AURHTX3004

    Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle clutch systems

    Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Emission and Exhaust

    AURHTZ3001

    Diagnose and repair heavy vehicle emission control systems

    Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical

    AURKTA3001

    Synchronise plant and equipment

    Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Steering and Suspension

    AURKTD3001

    Diagnose and repair mobile plant suspension systems

    Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Electrical and Electronic

    AURKTR3001

    Diagnose and repair electric-over-hydraulic control systems

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical

    AURTTA2005

    Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

    AURTTA2007

    Inspect, service and repair pneumatic systems

    AURTTA3011

    Install hydraulic systems to specified applications

    AURTTA3012

    Manufacture and install fluid power hose assemblies

    AURTTA3014

    Assemble and install pneumatic systems and components

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Brakes

    AURTTB2001

    Inspect and service braking systems

    AURTTB2004

    Inspect and service air braking systems

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Cooling Systems

    AURTTC2001

    Inspect and service cooling systems

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Steering and Suspension

    AURTTD2002

    Inspect and service steering systems

    AURTTD2004

    Inspect and service suspension systems

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Engines

    AURTTE2004

    Inspect and service engines

    AURTTE4005

    Overhaul engines and associated engine components

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Fuel Systems

    AURTTF2002

    Service diesel fuel injection systems

    AURTTF4003

    Overhaul diesel fuel injection systems

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Tools and Equipment

    AURTTK2001

    Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Driveline and Final Drives

    AURTTQ2001

    Service final drive assemblies

    AURTTQ2003

    Service final drive (driveline)

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Transmission

    AURTTX2002

    Inspect and service transmissions (manual)

    AURTTX2003

    Inspect and service transmissions (automatic)

    AURTTX2004

    Service transmissions (hydrostatic)

    Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Emission and Exhaust

    AURTTZ2002

    Repair exhaust system components

    Vehicle Body – Technical – Welding, Grinding, Machining and Soldering

    AURVTW2001

    Carry out manual metal arc welding 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

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Mobile Plant Technician
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Automotive Industry
    Automotive Service and Repair
    Transport



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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

    100%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    83.3 %

    Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    87%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $51,600

    $47,600

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
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    Employed or in further study after training (%) 96.5 86.9 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    95.6
    87.6
    7.1*
     
    83.1
    71.9
    10.9
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    8.9*
    5.4*
     
    2.4
    6.1
    11
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 94.8 84.7 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 86 67.3 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 92 85.4 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 97.4 82.4 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 99.1 88.6 90.5

    Employment
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    course
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    Median salary (Full-time) ($) 51,600 47 600 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
     
    87
     
    43.3
     
    27.4
    Top Industries (%):
    Other Services
    Mining
    Construction
     
    38
    34.3
    10.2*
     
    25.7
    16.7
    14.8
     
    21
    17.1
    8.9

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) - 90.8 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 49 000 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 19.2 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.1 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 86.1 86.8

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) 100 52.2 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 42 400 40 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 17.7 19.4 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 85.6 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 68.7 76.9

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Other Services
    38
    Other Services
    Mining
    34.3
    Mining
    Construction
    10.2*
    Construction