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Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology

National Course Code: AUR30716

TAFE NSW Course Number: AUR30716-01V01

Mount Druitt

Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
7 Feb 2019


2 years

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $12,490
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $2,900

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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.

This course is for Apprentices/Trainees, and Non-Apprentices with relevant industry experience in the Outdoor Power Equipment Industry. Are you a Registered Apprentice or Trainee? As a Registered Apprentice you will be eligible for Government subsidised training. A short time after commencing with your employer an Australian Apprentice Centre Representative will visit your workplace and together with your employer assist in completing your application. You and your employer will enter into a formal Training Contract that sets out the rights, responsibilites and obligation of both parties for the period of the contract. The contract is then registered with Training Services NSW. You will receive a letter confirming that you are now a registered apprentice. Ask your employer for a signed copy for you to keep for your records.
You need to bring your receipt as proof of payment as you will be asked to show your receipt when you apply for your TAFEcard and library membership. To be eligible for a Smart and Skilled student fee students must: be an Australian Citizen, or permanent resident, or humanitarian visa holder, or New Zealand citizen; and be 15 years or older; and live or work in NSW; and no longer be at school.

The Smart and Skilled website: training.nsw.gov.au/smart and skilled has further information on Smart and Skilled, including eligibility requirements.

Fees and charges:
The cost of your course is listed on our website on the information page of your selected course. Some courses may have additional charges which help cover the cost of practical sessions, consumables and basic tools related to your study. These changes will also be listed on the course page of your selected course.
Different fee structures apply for some courses, or for some students. Go to our websites for further information relating to:
apprentices and trainees, the TAFE NSW Concession fee, exemptions from the TAFE NSW fee, non NSW residents and temporary Visa Holder.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

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 experienced people employed in the trade wishing to upskill Apprentices, Trainees or experienced 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.

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURPTA003 Service and repair rotary cutting systems
AURPTA010 Inspect and service pumping systems
AURTTA006 Inspect and service hydraulic systems
AURTTF006 Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems
AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURPTA005 Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems
AURPTA011 Diagnose and repair pumping systems
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURLTZ001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
AURPTA009 Service and repair reciprocating cutting systems
AURPTR003 Service and repair outdoor power equipment engine management systems
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURVTW009 Carry out basic gas metal arc welding
AURETR015 Inspect, test and service batteries
AURLTF002 Diagnose and repair light vehicle diesel fuel injection systems
AURPTA008 Service and repair post hole digging systems
AURPTE004 Overhaul outdoor power equipment engines
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURVTW008 Carry out oxyacetylene welding, thermal heating and cutting
AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURPTA006 Inspect and service line trimming systems and components
AURPTE002 Inspect and service outdoor power equipment engines
AURTTC001 Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTX004 Inspect and service hydrostatic transmissions
AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
AURPTA007 Service and repair post boring systems
AURPTE003 Diagnose and repair outdoor power equipment engines
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTZ002 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems

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.

First qualification$2,410
Second qualification$2,900
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.

Materials fee of $250

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: 7 Feb 2019

Part Time Day: 8 hours per week x 2 Years

Thursday 8 Hours per day from 8 am - 4.45 pm, 1 day per week for 2.5 years (subject to change)

To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

Once you have completed your enrolment you will need to attend a COMPULSORY Information and Enrolment Session anytime between
Monday, 21 January 2019 from 8.30 am to 6 pm and Thursday, 24 January 2019 from 8.30 am to 6 pm or
Friday, 25 January 2019 from 8.30 am to 4 pm
TAFE NSW Mount Druitt
Block F First Floor Room14 (F1.14)
corner Mount Street and North Parade
Mount Druitt

Please bring along with you a copy of your signed Apprenticeship Training Contract if you are completing an apprenticeship or traineeship.
This session will take approximately one hour and you will be provided with Personal Protective Equipment ( PPE) Requirements and your Timetable.

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.

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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.