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Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
National Course Code: AUR30716
TAFE NSW Course Number: AUR30716-01V01
Part Time Day
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Government Subsidised
Contact by Training Services NSW
If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks in the outdoor power equipment retail, service and repair industry.
Minimum 12 students needed to run course. For an appointment please call 9208 6345 or 9208 6344 or 9208 6343.
You will need to wear personal protective equipment (PPE). This includes safety boots, long drill trousers and a drill shirt or your work uniform as long as that uniform includes the above.
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If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Are there any additional entry requirements?
A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).
Apprentices and experience people employed in the trade wishing to upskill
Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.
||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
||Service and repair drum cutting systems
||Inspect and service pumping systems
||Carry out diagnostic procedures
||Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems
||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
||Diagnose and repair charging systems
||Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems
||Diagnose and repair pumping systems
||Inspect and service cooling systems
||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
||Build customer relations in an automotive workplace
||Inspect, test and service batteries
||Service and repair rotary cutting systems
||Service and repair reciprocating cutting systems
||Test and service 240 volt portable generators
||Inspect and service diesel fuel injection systems
||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
||Diagnose and repair ignition systems
||Service and repair post boring systems
||Diagnose and repair outdoor power equipment engines
||Inspect and service engines
||Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
||Test and repair basic electrical circuits
||Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
||Service and repair post hole digging systems
||Overhaul outdoor power equipment engines
||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
||Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
||Work effectively with others in an automotive workplace
||Diagnose and repair starting systems
||Inspect and service line trimming systems and components
||Inspect and service outdoor power equipment engines
||Diagnose and repair cooling systems
||Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions
The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.
Smart and Skilled Student Fees
The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.
|Non-government subsidised fee||$12,490|
Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.
In addition to your student fee you will also need to pay a materials charge of $600.
When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.
For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.
Start Date: 26 Jul 2018
Part Time Day: 8 hours per week x 2 Years
1 day per week for 3 years, Thursday from 8 am to 4.45 pm (subject to change)
To enrol in this course, please contact the Automotive Section on 9208 6345, 9208 6344 or 9208 6343 or alternatively attend the college.
Enrolments / Information sessions will be in
TAFE NSW Mount Druitt
Building F, First Floor, Room 14 (F1.14)
Cnr Mount Street & North Parade
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.
For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870.
18MTD-216 S:26/7/2018 E:17/9/2020
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