- Course Code
- July 2015 - Warrnambool
- Study Area
- Trades & Licensing
- Hamilton (Hammond Street), Portland, Warrnambool
- Mode & Length
- Part Time (3 days per week, 6 months)
- Direct Entry
- Course Description
- This a great course for those wanting to gain some
base-level skills upon which to build. It is also ideal
for those who want to test the waters to determine
whether they are suited to being a mechanic. South
West TAFE offers a pre-apprenticeship program which
provides general knowledge, mechanical skills and
hands-on workshop experience in basic automotive
functions and vehicle systems. This is a great staring
point and knowledge of this nature is never wasted.
- Training Facilities
- All training is delivered in our fully functioning automotive
workshops equipped with the latest in technology.
- Student Placement
- There is no organised student work placement with this program,
however students are encouraged to seek work placement to gain
skills in the Automotive industry.
- Careers & Pathways
- Career Opportunities
- Automotive Apprenticeships
- Pathways & Value Adding to Your Course
- The Certificate II in Automotive Studies provides a pathway to
further study at South West TAFE. Credits in some units from
the Certificate II in Automotive Studies can be used towards
an Automotive Apprenticeship.
- Apply & Enrol
- Application and Entry Requirements
- This course is available via Direct Entry.
Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the
Course Coordinator. Details available from the Customer Service
Entry Requirements for this course include;
- Applicants must have a high degree of motivation and interest
along with appropriate literacy and numeracy skills appropriate
to this level.
- Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.
- Enrolment Process
- Once the selection and eligibility process for this course has been finalised, the enrolment process can begin.
An Enrolment Form is available from the Course Coordinator and must be signed by the Course Coordinator, prior to enrolling. Once the Course Coordinator has signed the Enrolment Form, this must be taken with evidence of eligibility documentation*, with payment, and any concession card (not valid for Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses) to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses.
Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.
* For detail information please go to http://www.swtafe.vic.edu.au/students/now-to-enrol/enrolment-process/
- Unique Student Identifier
- If you are studying nationally recognised training in Australia, you are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Your USI links to an online account that contains your training records and results for training completed from 1 January 2015 onwards. One of the main benefits of the USI is the ability to provide you with easy access to your training records and results throughout your life and this will assist you when applying for a job or enrolling in further study. You are required to have a USI at the time of enrolment – especially if you want to use VET Fee Help to defer your fees. To apply online or get more information go to www.usi.gov.au.
- Fees & Charges
- Victorian Training Guarantee
- The Victorian Training Guarantee makes TAFE training more accessible to people who do not have a post-school qualification or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already have. It provides funding to support the training of every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE.
Eligibility to access the Victorian Training Guarantee varies on individual circumstances such as citizenship, age and prior educational history.
Speak with a Customer Service Officer on 1300 648 911 to determine your eligibility for each course
- Tuition Fees
The following tables outline the tuition fees per unit for the Certificate II in Automotive Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) .You will be required to enrol in and complete all Core Units, however, you will make a selection of units from the Electives depending on the requirements of the qualification and/or your employer (if applicable).
The “Student Pays” price displayed is for government subsidised training. The Government subsidised Tuition Fee for this course is $3.10 per hour.
There are a number of criteria that you will need to meet in order to be eligible for support from the Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG). If you don’t meet those criteria you will be a full fee paying student.
If you meet all eligibility criteria and hold a current healthcare or pension card, you may be eligible to receive a fee concession. The concession rate is applicable for Certificate I to Certificate IV courses only.
For more information regarding full fee pricing and concession rates, contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911 or email@example.com.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may also apply such as materials and amenities.
- Core Units
|AURC270103A||Apply safe working practices||20||$210.00||$62.00
|VBN644||Carry Out Industry Research||40||$420.00||$124.00
- Elective Units
|AURT270278A||Use and maintain workplace tooling and equipment||20||$210.00||$62.00
|VBN659||Dismantle and assemble Transmission, Manual (Conventional)||40||$420.00||$124.00
|VBN662||Remove and Replace Clutch Assembly||20||$210.00||$62.00
|VBN668||Operate Electrical Test Equipment||40||$420.00||$124.00
|VBN672||Remove and Replace a Starter Motor||15||$157.50||$46.50
|VBN652||Dismantle and assemble engine, four-stroke multi-cylinder (petrol)||40||$420.00||$124.00
|VBN653||Remove and assemble engine cylinder head||20||$210.00||$62.00
|VBN658||Remove and Replace Transmission, Manual (Conventional)||20||$210.00||$62.00
|VBN665||Remove and Replace Brake Assemblies||20||$210.00||$62.00
|VBN666||Remove and Replace Wheel and Tyre Assemblies||10||$105.00||$31.00
|VBN674||Remove and Refit Batteries||15||$157.50||$46.50
|VPAU209||Participate In Basic Vehicle Servicing Operations||40||$420.00||$124.00
- Student Support
- Student Support
- When choosing your study options with South West TAFE, prospective students can access the Course Advisor to assist with decision making.
Once you are a student with South West TAFE, a comprehensive support network is available to assist with study, work and social related issues including:
- Disability Support Team and Koorie Education Officer.
- Education Pathway Officers are available for Support in the enrolment process, Course Options, Information Sessions, Fee payment options, TAFE and University Pathways, Career Pathways & Campus Tours
- The library - available to provide study support and access to computers outside the classrooms.
- Student learning support including Literacy and Numeracy is available through the Centre of Education via the Learning Support Unit. Please ring 03 5564 8506 for further information.