Certificate III in Motorsport Technology

AUR30912

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to service and repair the mechanical parts, transmission and suspension systems of vehicles within the motorsport sector. It is suitable for entry into the automotive motorsport service and repair sector.

Job roles and employment outcomes

The Certificate III in Motorsport Technology offers training to service and repair the mechanical components of motorsport vehicles, and to operate sustainably and safely within a motorsport environment.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • a number three mechanic within a V8 Supercar team
  • a vehicle service and repair technician within a motorsport race team
  • service/pit crew race team member
  • an opportunity to branch into different roles within a race team which may include data technician, engine technician, driveline technician, machinist, fabricator or promotional activities.
  • Application

    This qualification is typically used to develop employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing mechanical technology service and repair tasks in the motorsport sector of the automotive industry.

    They would be expected to perform a range of skilled operations involving known routines, methods and procedures and take some accountability for the quality of outcomes. Some complex and non-routine activities involving individual responsibility or autonomy and/or collaboration with others may be expected.

    Training programs for this qualification are suitable to be undertaken as part of a formal training contract with an employer under an Australian Traineeship arrangement.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Employment Status

    Surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

    Enrolled in Further Study

    Surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who have enrolled in additional training or education.

    Median Salary

    Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

    Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

    Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) are employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    50.1%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Machinery Operators and Drivers

    20.1%

    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Labourers

    15.0%

    Labourers

    Top 3 Employing Industries

    Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) are employed in:

    Construction

    26.6%

    Construction
    Other Services

    15.4%

    Other Services
    Manufacturing

    13.5%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.

    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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