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Course Number: AUR10116-01V01
Do you have a strong interest in cars and other automobiles? Are you looking to enter the automotive industry? Our Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation may be the perfect introductory course for you. This course will allow you to develop fundamental skills of the automotive retail, service and repair industries. As well as areas determined by your choice of electives, you will learn about; automotive workplace safety; identifying electrical systems, mechanical systems and components; maintaining tools and equipment; and environmentally sustainable practices. Studying this course through North Coast TAFE ensures you will be learning from professionals with vast industry experience and strong, local industry connections. If you're ready to take the first step towards a career in the automotive industry, contact us now to secure your place in this course.
Offered on 6 campuses
North Coast TAFE wants you to know that while this qualification has no formal entry requirements, we do want you to succeed, so we are providing information about the skills and knowledge that would help you complete this qualification. You do need to have, or be able to attain, a level of literacy and numeracy that will help you complete your course and ultimately to work in your chosen field. Students who complete this qualification level will have developed foundation knowledge, and reading and writing skills for everyday life, and will have the skills to carry out simple workplace tasks under supervision. North Coast TAFE can provide support for reading, writing, maths and English Language. If you would like to know more about our support options, please contact us.
Graduates may go on to study higher level qualifications in the automotive area.
Working in any of the automotive sectors covered by this Training Package such as: - Bicycle - Automotive Electrical - Outdoor Power Equipment - Light vehicle - Vehicle Body and Paint - Detailing - Motorcycle - Marine - Heavy Vehicle.
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
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Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
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North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.
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