Certificate II In Automotive Servicing Technology [Light Vehicle Servicing Pre-Apprenticeship]

( Automotive Technology & Security )
Course code: WC06
National ID: AUR20512

About this Course

Study Mode Full-time; Part-time
International No
University Pathway No
This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge used in the automotive mechanical trade. You will learn skills in carrying out servicing engine operations, using and maintaining workplace tools and equipment, using and maintaining basic measuring devices and testing, servicing and charging batteries, servicing cooling systems, servicing suspension systems. You will also learn how to apply safe work practices. complete daily work activities, prepare for work and carry out workshop activities. As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowlwdge you have learned.

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to gain employment in the automotive industry.

The course also provides knowledge and skills that articulate with recognised apprenticeships in the automotive area. Course graduates have an improved chance of gaining an apprenticeship as they have already completed part of the off -the-job training requirements and gained valuable practical experience on-the-job.

Note: There may be competitive entry to this course.

This qualification is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 1 semester, which equates to 6 months of full-time study.

Study Plan

1 Core Units

Unit Code Title
WF007 Apply Environmental And Sustainability Best Practice In An Automotive Workplace
WF032 Apply Safe Working Practices In An Automotive Workplace
WF033 Identify Basic Automotive Faults Using Troubleshooting Processes
WF095 Inspect And Service Batteries
WF372 Carry Out Servicing Operations
WF394 Inspect And Service Braking Systems
WF400 Inspect And Service Cooling Systems
WF404 Inspect And Service Steering Systems
WF406 Inspect And Service Suspension Systems
WF409 Inspect And Service Engines
WF421 Use And Maintain Workplace Tools And Equipment
WF437 Service Final Drive Assemblies
WF439 Service Final Drive (Driveline)

2 Elective Units

Unit Code Title
WF010 Use Numbers In An Automotive Workplace
WF012 Communicate Effectively In An Automotive Workplace
WF411 Service Petrol Fuel Systems
WF418 Balance Wheels And Tyres
WF420 Use And Maintain Measuring Equipment In An Automotive Workplace
WF447 Inspect And Service Transmissions (Manual)
WF448 Inspect And Service Transmissions (Automatic)

3 Worplacement Coordination Modules

Unit Code Title
WP096 Pre-Apprenticeship Work Placement Coordination 1 (Placement Arranged)
WP097 Pre-Apprenticeship Work Placement Coordination 2 (Commenced)
WP098 Pre-Apprenticeship Work Placement Coordination 3 (Mid-Point)
WP099 Pre-Apprenticeship Work Placement Coordination 4 (Completed)

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses in 2016 on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Fees have been quoted on the basis of 2016 fee rates only. These are expected to change in 2017.​ Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2016​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

Location and Availability
Campus Availability
Automotive Technology Ski S1
Peel Regional Campus S1
Y: All Year
S1: Semester 1
S2: Semester 2
Entrance Requirements

For entry into for some courses you may need an existing lower-level qualification. For other courses, you may need to demonstrate that you meet a certain level of communication and maths skills.

To discover the most up-to-date entrance requirements for this course before you apply, visit State Training Admissions.

Alternatively contact us directly.

International students:
For information about entrance requirements and how to apply for a South Metropolitan TAFE course, please visit our international section or contact us at international.students@smatfe.wa.edu.au ​​

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Domestic full time students:

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in. Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

Tuition fees:

these fees apply to all qualifications - including apprenticeships and traineeships - except access and bridging courses. Please note that you may be eligible for a concession on tuition fees. Please contact the Institute for concession categories. 

Resource fees:

this fee covers the cost of materials and consumables provided by South Metropolitan TAFE. Resource fees vary depending on the content of the course. Some courses such as marine studies, fishing operations, horticulture and outdoor recreation, incur high resource fees.​​

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