About this course
Gain the skills you need to become an automotive tyre service/repair person with this Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology (AUR21913) TAFE course, studied through The Gordon.
This traineeship qualification combines hands-on workplace experience with on-campus study. You’ll learn how to perform a range of tasks related to servicing the tyres of light and heavy vehicles and/or motorcycles in an automotive service and repair business.
Skills you’ll learn include learning how to use and maintain workplace tools and equipment, identifying basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes, applying safe working practices in an automotive workplace and much more!
Assessment will take the form of:
- Hands-on projects
- Workplace tasks
- Written assignments
- Industry placement
To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Be at least 16 years old
- Possess an appropriate level of literacy, language and numeracy skills, which will be assessed prior to course intake
- Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and be referred by their employer through an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.
In this automotive course, the units of competency you may study include:
- AURAEA2002 – Apply environment and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
- AURASA2002 – Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace
- AURATA2001 – Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes
- AURTTK2002 – Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
- AURTTJ2001 – Balance wheels and tyres
- AURTTA2004 – Carry out servicing operations
- AURAFA2003 – Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
- RIICOM201A – Communicate in the workplace
- RIIRIS201B – Conduct local risk control
- TLID3011A – Conduct specialised forklift operations
- AURHTJ2004 – Demount inspect repair and mount agricultural equipment tyres and tubes
- AURACA2001 – Establish relations with customers
- AURETR2015 – Inspect and service batteries
- AURTTB2001 – Inspect and service braking systems
- AURTTC2001 – Inspect and service cooling systems
- AURTTE2004 – Inspect and service engines
- AURTTD2002 – Inspect and service steering systems
- AURTTD2004 – Inspect and service suspension systems
- TLILIC2001A – Licence to operate a forklift truck
- RIIQUA201A – Maintain and monitor site quality standards
- AURKTJ003 – Perform minor repairs to earthmoving and off-the-road tyres
- AURAFA2002 – Read in an automotive workplace
- AURTTJ2002 – Remove and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components
- AURHTJ2003 – Remove inspect and fit heavy vehicle wheel assemblies
- AURLTJ2003 – Remove inspect and refit light vehicle wheel assemblies
- AURHTJ2006 – Remove inspect repair and fit tyres and tubes (heavy)
- AURLTJ2002 – Remove inspect repair and fit tyres and tubes (light)
- AURHTJ2002 – Select heavy vehicle tyres and rims for specific applications
- AURLTJ2001 – Select tyres and rims for specific applications (light)
- AURTTF2001 – Service petrol fuel systems
- AURAFA2001 – Use numbers in an automotive workplace
- RIIOHS201A – Work safely and follow ohs policies and procedures
- RIIOHS204A – Work safely at heights
Why The Gordon?
The Gordon is an award-winning TAFE that has been providing high-quality education and training for over 125 years. As one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria, it services more than 19,000 students each year. Thanks to three purpose-built campuses – in Geelong City, East Geelong, and in Werribee – students are provided with a hands-on learning experience in settings modelled on real-world industry environments. The Gordon also boasts one of the most comprehensive and diverse course ranges in all of Western Victoria, with over 230 accredited qualifications to choose from. Students receive the added benefit of access to The Gordon’s pathway program, which provides articulation and credit transfer opportunities at Deakin University.
East Geelong – 2 Fenwick St, Geelong VIC 3220
Geelong City – Boundary Rd, East Geelong VIC 3219
Werribee Learning Centre – 9 Bridge St, Werribee VIC 3030
The Gordon offers its students access to an array of support services, including academic resources and on-site facilities to help make your time on campus happy, healthy and supportive.
The Gordon Library and study support team is on hand to provide personalised assistance with everything from essay writing to note-taking, and also includes an English as an Additional Language (EAL) program for non-native English speakers. Tailored services are also available via the Aboriginal Education Unit and Disability Support Services offices. Career guidance can be sought from the Careers team at any time, and for anyone struggling with personal hardship, a free and confidential counselling service is available at both the Geelong City campus and East campus.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: