AURSS00029 – Automotive Electrical Skill Set for Light Vehicle Technicians

This is a nationally recognised VET accredited course.


This course covers the fundamental skills and knowledge for automotive light vehicle mechanical technicians to diagnose and repair electrical faults in contemporary vehicles in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.


Prospective students must meet the Queensland Government’s Higher Level Skills Program eligibility requirements and hold the following trade qualification:

  • AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, or equivalent.

A copy of your qualification, including an academic transcript (list of units completed) will be required.


Be enrolled with MTA Institute as an Australian Apprentice undertaking AUR30616 – Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology. Please contact us at [email protected] for full terms and conditions relating to this option.


  • AURETK002 – Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
  • AURETR006 – Solder electrical wiring and circuits
  • AURETR007 – Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems
  • AURETR009 – Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems
  • AURETR010 – Repair wiring harnesses and looms
  • AURETR011 – Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
  • AURETR016 – Read and apply vehicle wiring schematics and drawings
  • AURETR024 – Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems
  • AURETR028 – Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems
  • AURETR032 – Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems
  • AURETR043 – Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems


The duration of the course will be approximately 6-12 months depending on your experience and any gap training you may require.


An approved fully functioning automotive workshop (verified by MTA Institute).

Where the range of required work is not normally conducted at your workplace, some training and assessment may be facilitated at the Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of Excellence – MTA Institute, Freeway Office Park, Building 8, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains.


At the MTA Institute you will receive:

  • Quality training and assessment
  • Face-to-face delivered training
  • Qualified trainers and assessors with current industry experience
  • Ongoing assistance from your trainer and the MTA Institute team throughout your course
  • An Australian Qualifications Framework certificate within 30 days of competent completion of all assessment requirements


Dates are scheduled regularly throughout the year.

Commencement usually occurs within 28 days of enrolment.


For eligible candidates, this course is subsidised through the Queensland Government under the Higher Level Skills Program.

Student co-contribution fees will also apply with costs ranging from $250-$2,750, depending on your current accreditation. These fees will be payable via instalments over the duration of your course.

Contact [email protected] for a quote.


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MTA Institute is serious about safety. Personal protective equipment must be worn (ie Long sleeve shirt, long trousers and steel capped work boots).