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AUR31116 – Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Course Summary:

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of heavy commercial vehicles in the automotive service and repair sector.

Career Outcomes:

  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technician



Class Delivery



Part time

Full time

Part time

Full time





36 months

Delivery Method:            

  • Workplace / Flexible Delivery

How to Apply:                    

  • By phone:
    • Skillinvest Metro – 1300 135 008
    • Skillinvest Regional – 1300 308 620

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Fees and Charges:

  • Refer to the Fees & Charges link on the Skillinvest website (

Qualification Requirements:

To meet the packaging rules and attain the qualification, a total of 36 units must be completed, when selecting units: 
  • 22 core units plus
  • 14 elective units

Core Units:

  • AURASA002 Follow Safe Working Practices in an Automotive Workplace
  • AURTTF002 Inspect and Service Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
  • AURTTK002 Use and Maintain Workplace Tools and Equipment in an Automotive Workplace
  • AURTTA004 Carry out Servicing Operations
  • AURTTQ001 Inspect and Service Final Drive Assemblies
  • AURETR025 Test, Charge and Replace Batteries and Jump Start Vehicles
  • AURAEA002 Follow Environmental Land Sustainability Best Practice in an Automotive Workplace
  • AURTTC003 Diagnose and Repair Cooling Systems
  • AURETR012 Test and Repair Basic Electrical Circuits
  • AURETR029 Diagnose and Repair Charging Systems
  • AURETR030 Diagnose and Repair Starting Systems
  • AURETR022 Diagnose and Repair Vehicle Dynamic Control Systems
  • AURHTD002 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Commercial Vehicle Steering Systems
  • AURHTD003 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Commercial Vehicle Suspension Systems
  • AURHTB001 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Braking Systems
  • AURTTF005 Diagnose and Repair Engine Forced-Induction Systems
  • AURHTQ003 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Drive Shafts
  • AURHTZ001 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Emission Control Systems
  • AURTTA006 Inspect and Service Hydraulic Systems
  • AURETR024 Diagnose and Repair Compression Ignition Engine Management Systems
  • AURHTE002 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Compression Ignition Engines
  • AURTTA018 Carry out Diagnostic Procedures 

Elective Units:

  • AURTTE004 Inspect and Service Engines
  • AURTTD002 Inspect and Service Steering Systems
  • AURTTD004 Inspect and Service Suspension Systems
  • AURTTX003 Inspect and Service Automatic Transmissions
  • AURHTB002 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Hydraulic Braking Systems
  • AURTTZ002 Diagnose and Repair Exhaust Systems
  • AURHTQ002 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Commercial Vehicle Final Drive Assemblies
  • AURHTX004 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Clutch Systems
  • AURHTX001 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Manual Transmissions
  • AURVTW003 Carry out Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding on Vehicle Body Sections
  • AURVTW008 Carry out Oxyacetylene Welding, Thermal Heating and Cutting
  • AURETR043 Diagnose and Repair Electronic Body Management Systems
  • AURHTB007 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Commercial Vehicle Electronic Braking Systems
  • AURHTF002 Diagnose and Repair Heavy Vehicle Diesel Fuel Injection Systems