Course Details - Automotive Certificate 1 (Underdale High School)

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Course TitleAutomotive Certificate 1
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationUnderdale High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionThis course is an introduction to the automotive industry and is operated in the $1.5 million Trade Training Centre at Underdale High School. This program is a mixture of theoretical and practical components, with an emphasis on practical skill development.
PathwaysThis course can lead to the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology program at Underdale High School, further study at TAFE SA, and Traineeships and Apprenticeships in the Automotive industry.
PrerequisitesInterest and motivation to explore career options in the Automotive industry.
Special RequirementsAutomotive Program polo shirt (to be worn during session times) and access to IT for online learning.
Delivery Location(s)Underdale High School Automotive Workshop, Underdale High School, Joyce Avenue, Underdale, SA, 5032
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Underdale High School Automotive Workshop on Fridays from 07:30 until 12:00
Commencement date 01/02/19
This course commences in week 1 of term 1.
Work Placement5 days
It is recommended that students complete the five days of Structured Workplace Learning. Students can also gain the following Unit of Competency from the Certificate II in Automotive Servicing following a successful SWL placement: AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace (20 hours)
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 20 SACE credits
If students complete more than the minimum Units of Competency required for this certificate, extra Units will be used for recognition in another Automotive VET certificate.
QualificationCertificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation (National code AUR10116)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
CompulsoryAURASA001Apply automotive workplace safety fundamentals   (10 nominal hours)
 AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace   (20 nominal hours)
 AURAEA001Identify environmental and sustainability requirements in an automotive service or repair workplace   (25 nominal hours)
 AURETR003Identify automotive electrical systems and components   (25 nominal hours)
 AURLTA001Identify automotive mechanical systems and components   (25 nominal hours)
ElectiveAURETR015Inspect, service and test batteries   (10 nominal hours)
 AURTTA002Assist with automotive workplace activities   (10 nominal hours)
 AURLTJ003Remove, inspect and refit light vehicle wheel and tyre assemblies   (20 nominal hours)
 AURTTA003Use and maintain basic mechanical measuring devices   (15 nominal hours)
 AURTTE003Remove and tag engine system components   (15 nominal hours)
 AURETK001Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment   (10 nominal hours)
 AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace   (20 nominal hours)
 AURLTJ001Select light vehicle tyres and wheels for specific applications   (30 nominal hours)
 AURETR035Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation   (15 nominal hours)

Students may not complete all Units of Competency listed as only three Elective units are required to complete the qualification. The maximum SACE Credits recognised for this certificate is 20 Credits at Stage 1.
Student Cost$100.00
$100 (GST free) Regional VET fee - payable to Home School plus $60 for an automotive polo shirt, to be purchased on-site, via Devon Clothing.
Home School Cost$600.00
This consists of a $300 (GST free) course cost and $300 (GST included) for consumables and resources. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Underdale High School.
Cost NotesNil
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   16
Selection ProcessSelection is by interview. Preference will be given to students who are moving into Years 11 and 12.
Public TransportCircle Line (100) City to Henley Beach (132, 137, 138 & 139) City to Henley Beach/West Lakes via Ashley Street (287, 288) City to Henley Beach South via Garden Terrace (130, 131) See for bus routes and timetables.
Contact PersonMr Don Pappageorgiou, Phone 83018000, Email
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