Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

National Code AUR30316 Available Campus
Course Code AUR30316-01V01
Qualification Certificate III (NRT)
Industry Area Automotive
Training Package AURR3.0 Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package
Course Brochure - PDF 1425KB

Nationally Recognised Training Nationally Recognised Training is available for this course       Government Subsidised Government Subsidised Training is available for this course      


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

This course may also be offered as an apprenticeship. Please contact your campus for more information.

Entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

New enrolments

Select your preferred campus to enrol. If you would prefer to enrol in person, or online enrolment is not available for your course, please visit your chosen campus or call 131 674. See Enrolling and registering for more information on enrolling in a Government Subsidised course.

Please note that in addition to your formal training you may need to allow for additional study time. Your teacher will guide you in what is appropriate for you.


Subsidised fee

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.

To be eligible for the Smart and Skilled subsidised fee you must be an Australian or NZ citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder. You must also be over 15, no longer at school, and live or work in NSW. See our Smart and Skilled page for full details.

The subsidised fees shown below are indicative only. What you will actually pay depends on your individual circumstances.You will be able to estimate your fee before completing your application or enrolment.

Full fee

If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

If you are granted recognition of prior learning or credit transfer for one or more units in this qualification, your student fee will be reduced.

For more information about eligibility, fees, payment plans, exemptions and concessions go to Fees and Financial Assistance.

Course related charges

You may be required to pay a course related charge in addition to the course fee. Course related charges cover the cost of materials, resources, equipment or services you may need to participate in your course.

Early school leavers and TVET

Prospective students under 17 years of age who have not completed Year 10 or equivalent should go to the Early School Leavers page or contact their school. Prospective TVET students should contact their school regarding enrolling in this course.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

All students studying a nationally recognised qualification must have a Unique Student Identifier before enrolling. If you do not already have a USI, go to www.usi.gov.au to create one.

Course outcomes

Career options


TAFE NSW courses run only if there is sufficient demand and resources.

Course availability

Important Dates

Contact: Kevin Andrews, Email: kevin.andrews3@tafensw.edu.au or Phone: 9472 1296. Attendance will be Monday, Wednesday or Thursday 8.00 am - 4.00 pm. Only one day per week attendance .


For further information contact us on 131 674 or (02) 9942 0333.

Government Subsidised

Part Time Day
Course Units
This is an apprenticeship course. It has 630 face to face hours at 7 hours per day for 90 weeks for 3 years. You can expect to do an additional work at of least 2 hours week for 90 weeks of self-directed study, which may include research, portfolio, projects and online. Collection of workplace evidence is required to complete this course.
Commences 05 February 2018 - Classes held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM
Length 3 years, 7 hours per week
Entry requirements
This is an apprenticeship course. As an apprentice, you and an employer have a legal agreement called a training contract. This lasts until you have completed your training and both you and your employer agree you are competent. You and your employer use an Apprenticeship Network Provider to lodge your training contract and have it approved by Training Services NSW. You will need to apply for a Unique Student Identifier Number and use this number when you apply for entry into this qualification.When we match your application with the training contract lodged with Training Services NSW we will email you a link so that you can enrol and pay the appropriate course fee for an apprentice. Make sure you provide a valid email account that you regularly check to allow you to enrol promptly. This is an apprenticeship course that requires regular attendance on a weekly basis. The course allows for competency based progression and completion.
Subsidised fee From $2,410.00
The fee shown is indicative only. Click on CALCULATE FEE to check your eligibility and estimate your fee.
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