This entry-level qualification will set you on the path to seeking an apprenticeship in the automotive industry. Learn the basic skills and knowledge you need to increase your employability. The automotive industry offers the opportunity to get involved in a broad-based skills area driven by new technologies. Automotive employment opportunities are emerging in specialised diagnostic, servicing, repair and maintenance roles.
In this course you will learn basic skills and knowledge required to inspect and service components of the underbody of vehicles including braking, steering, suspension, and exhaust systems. You may also learn about inspecting, testing and servicing batteries, electrical systems and components, and other elective topics. Industry experienced teachers will provide all the support you need to succeed.
Successful completion of this course gives you the skills you need to confidently seek an apprenticeship in a range of automotive occupations such as light or heavy vehicle mechanic, automotive electrician, automotive parts interpreter or diesel fitter. You may also choose to seek employment as a vehicle service assistant in a service or repair business. Course details
Part time: 8 months / 1 day per week
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Winning the gold medal at the National Worldskills Competition last year was a huge honour for me. I am extremely grateful for my TAFE Gold Coast teachers who will continue to mentor me leading into the International Worldskills Competition to be held in Brazil later this year. The positive experience I have had completing my course, is a life long experience that I have shared and would recommend to anyone considering securing a role within the automotive trades industry.
A qualification with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast will bring you practical and essential skills in your choosen field. Our hands-on training leads to great job outcomes for our students.
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