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Course Number: AUR10112-01V01
Are you looking for a way into the automotive industry, to work with cars, motorcycles, light vehicles, spray painting, power tools and equipment, or even bicycles? The Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation is a starting point, even if you’re still at school.
You’ll learn the basic skills you need to understand how to work in an automotive business, and to help you choose exactly which sort of automotive industry you’d like to work in.
The course is designed to be studied with supervision, such as VET in Schools (VETiS) or other equivalent introduction to industry environments. This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship, and it may also be suitable for a cadetship, or a part time or casual job, where you don’t need a full range of skills.
When you’ve completed this course successfully, you may find a job in retail, service or repair in sectors such as Bicycle, Automotive Electrical, Outdoor Power Equipment, Light vehicle, Vehicle Body and Paint Detailing, Motorcycle, Marine or Heavy Vehicle.
There are no entry requirements for this course. This qualification may be
accessed by direct entry.
Further training pathways from this qualification include any Certificate II
qualification within the AUR12 Automotive Industry Retail, Service and Repair
Training Package or other relevant qualifications.
Working in any of the automotive sectors covered by this Training Package such
- Automotive Electrical
- Outdoor Power Equipment
- Light vehicle
- Vehicle Body and Paint - Detailing
- 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.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
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.
Find out more about RPL at North Coast TAFE
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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.
Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.