Gain trade qualifications in mobile plant technology
To study for this Certificate III you will need to be an existing contracted apprentice in the field of mobile plant technology. The Certificate III will qualify you to service and repair mechanical components of mobile plant including engines, transmissions and suspension systems. If you have previous industry experience you may be able to gain course credits and finish your studies sooner through Recognition of Prior Learning. Training is delivered in workshops, in the classroom and at your place of work.
The apprentice undertaking this role will primarily service and repair the mechanical parts such as the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential), and the suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres). They will perform tasks including discussing problems with drivers/users to discover faults and carry out their own diagnostic procedures. They will repair and service engines, cooling systems, exhaust systems, diesel fuel systems, engine forced induction systems and clutch assemblies. In addition, they will repair and service manual and automatic transmissions, braking systems, hydraulic systems, final drive assemblies and steering and suspension systems. The repair of ignition, electronic engine and drive management systems is also encompassed in the heavy vehicle mobile equipment mechanic’s duties. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of mobile plant vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry. It is suitable for entry into the mining, construction and agricultural environment. Course details
Gold Coast - Ashmore
Workplace/TAFE: 4 years / Varies
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