Location:Freeway Office Park, Building 8 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains
Phone:37223000

Upcoming events

  • July 27, 2020 - August 28, 2020 All day

    AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation is a course designed to give students a basic introduction to the automotive industry. Students undertaking this course will learn a range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical components and systems of light vehicles.

    This is an ideal opportunity for candidates to increase their employability potential and this entry level course provides a pathway to an automotive apprenticeship.

    Accredited Units

    To successfully complete this course, you must be assessed as competent in the following units:

    AURAEA002 – Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
    AURAFA003 – Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
    AURAFA004 – Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
    AURASA002 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
    AURETK001 – Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment
    AURETR003 – Identify automotive electrical systems and components
    AURETR015 – Insect, test and service batteries
    AURLTA001 – Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
    AURTTK002 – Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
    AURTTA002 – Assist with automotive workplace activities
    AURTTA009 – Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
    AURTTE003 – Remove and tag engine system components

    Venue

    The MTA Institute campus, Freeway Office Park, Building 8, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains. Work placement may also be incorporated at a suitable worksite.

    Course Length

    Five weeks of face to face college-based training and assessment, including work placement where possible. Additional activities may need to be completed outside of this timeframe.

    Delivery

    MTA Institute uses a range of training and assessment methods. These include written and verbal questions/answers; and demonstration and observation of practical tasks.

    Entry requirements

    To be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee program a participant must:

    • not hold or be undertaking a Certificate level III or higher qualification*
    • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the    necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.
    • permanently reside in Queensland and can provide residential confirmation of this.
    • have finished secondary school or no longer be at school
    • be aged 15 years or above.

    *Prospective students are only eligible for one subsidised training place*
    *If you completed a Certificate III qualification while in secondary school, you may still be eligible to receive a government subsidy for a Certificate III course with MTA Institute*
    Please also visit the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training website for more specific information on Certificate 3 Guarantee https://training.qld.gov.au/training/incentives/certificate3

    Click here to register

  • August 19, 2020 8:30 am - August 21, 2020 4:30 pm

    Do you hold any of the qualifications listed below?

    Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology
    Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology
    Certificate II in Automotive Cooling System Technology
    Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
    Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology
    Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
    Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
    Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology
    Certificate III in Forklift Technology

    If so, you may be eligible to attend this 2 – 3 day, face-to-face course.

    (Activities outside of this timeframe will also be required)

    DESCRIPTION

    This course covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks relating to servicing and repairing air conditioning components and systems of cars and heavy vehicles. Competent completion of this qualification will enable the learner to apply for an AAC02 Refrigerant handling licence – qualified persons with the Australian Refrigeration Council.

    PREREQUISITES

    An automotive trade qualification (as listed above). A copy of your qualification including an academic transcript (list of units completed) is required to determine eligibility.

    A Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Trainee Licence (refer to arctick.org for further information).

    COURSE LENGTH

    2 – 3 days of college-based training and assessment. 8:30am – 4:30pm daily. (Lunch and morning tea provided).

    The course duration will depend on when you achieved your trade qualification and the currency of your experience. This will be confirmed on enrolment.

    Other activities outside this timeframe will also be required. This includes reviewing the required resource material, completing online quizzes (a computer or similar device with internet connection will be required) and other practical activities to reinforce learning. These activities will contribute towards your competency assessment.

    VENUE

    The course is held at the Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of Excellence – MTA Institute, Freeway Office Park, Building 8, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains, Queensland.

    For country and remote students who are unable to attend onsite training, contact [email protected] or call 07 3722 3000 to discuss offsite training options.

  • August 30, 2020 7:30 am - August 30, 2020 9:30 am

    Please join us in your rare, classic or prestige vehicle in the carpark of Freeway Office Park
    Family friendly event – all welcome!

    MTA Queensland’s Cars & Coffee supports Youngcare, our official charity partner.

    Youngcare is a not-for-profit organisation spearheading powerful and positive change to create a future where every young person with high care needs has the freedom, choice and dignity to live the lives we all deserve.
    MTA Queensland regularly holds events for Youngcare to create awareness, support and fundraising opportunities. Find out more HERE

    Youngcare BBQ & Zali’s Cafe will be available.

    When foreseeable weather events are forecast, MTA Queensland will publish any updates regarding the event proceeding on the week prior to the event.

     Dave and Tyler from Overtaking Lane will be in attendance at select Cars & Coffee dates in 2020.

     

  • September 1, 2020 8:30 am - September 4, 2020 4:00 pm

    DESCRIPTION

    This course covers the fundamental requirements for inspecting and servicing battery electric vehicle (BEV) and hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) systems and components in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

    ACCREDITED UNITS

    • AURETH001 – Depower and reinitialize battery electric vehicles
    • AURETH002 – Service and maintain battery electric vehicles
    • AURETH003 – Diagnose and repair high voltage rechargeable energy storage systems in battery electric vehicles
    • AURETH007 – Diagnose and repair system instrumentation and safety interlocks in battery electric vehicles
    • AURETH010 – Diagnose and repair high voltage rechargeable energy storage systems in hybrid electric vehicles
    • AURETH011 – Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles
    • AURETH012 – Service and maintain electrical components in hybrid electric vehicles

    VENUE

    MTA Institute, Freeway Office Park, Building 8, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains.

    COURSE LENGTH

    This is a four-day face-to-face college-based course. Additional activities may need to be completed outside of this timeframe.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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

    • AUR30316 – Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, or equivalent; 
    • 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 on enrolment.

  • September 28, 2020 - October 30, 2020 All day

    AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation is a course designed to give students a basic introduction to the automotive industry. Students undertaking this course will learn a range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical components and systems of light vehicles.

    This is an ideal opportunity for candidates to increase their employability potential and this entry level course provides a pathway to an automotive apprenticeship.

    Accredited Units

    To successfully complete this course, you must be assessed as competent in the following units:

    AURAEA002 – Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
    AURAFA003 – Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
    AURAFA004 – Resolve routine problems in an automotive workplace
    AURASA002 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
    AURETK001 – Identify, select and use low voltage electrical test equipment
    AURETR003 – Identify automotive electrical systems and components
    AURETR015 – Insect, test and service batteries
    AURLTA001 – Identify automotive mechanical systems and components
    AURTTK002 – Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
    AURTTA002 – Assist with automotive workplace activities
    AURTTA009 – Carry out mechanical pre-repair operations
    AURTTE003 – Remove and tag engine system components

    Venue

    The MTA Institute campus, Freeway Office Park, Building 8, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains. Work placement may also be incorporated at a suitable worksite.

    Course Length

    Five weeks of face to face college-based training and assessment, including work placement where possible. Additional activities may need to be completed outside of this timeframe.

    Delivery

    MTA Institute uses a range of training and assessment methods. These include written and verbal questions/answers; and demonstration and observation of practical tasks.

    Entry requirements

    To be eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee program a participant must:

    • not hold or be undertaking a Certificate level III or higher qualification*
    • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the    necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency.
    • permanently reside in Queensland and can provide residential confirmation of this.
    • have finished secondary school or no longer be at school
    • be aged 15 years or above.

    *Prospective students are only eligible for one subsidised training place*
    *If you completed a Certificate III qualification while in secondary school, you may still be eligible to receive a government subsidy for a Certificate III course with MTA Institute*
    Please also visit the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training website for more specific information on Certificate 3 Guarantee https://training.qld.gov.au/training/incentives/certificate3

    Click here to register

  • October 7, 2020 8:30 am - October 9, 2020 4:30 pm

    Do you hold any of the qualifications listed below?

    Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology
    Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology
    Certificate II in Automotive Cooling System Technology
    Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
    Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology
    Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
    Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
    Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology
    Certificate III in Forklift Technology

    If so, you may be eligible to attend this 2 – 3 day, face-to-face course.

    (Activities outside of this timeframe will also be required)

    DESCRIPTION

    This course covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks relating to servicing and repairing air conditioning components and systems of cars and heavy vehicles. Competent completion of this qualification will enable the learner to apply for an AAC02 Refrigerant handling licence – qualified persons with the Australian Refrigeration Council.

    PREREQUISITES

    An automotive trade qualification (as listed above). A copy of your qualification including an academic transcript (list of units completed) is required to determine eligibility.

    A Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Trainee Licence (refer to arctick.org for further information).

    COURSE LENGTH

    2 – 3 days of college-based training and assessment. 8:30am – 4:30pm daily. (Lunch and morning tea provided).

    The course duration will depend on when you achieved your trade qualification and the currency of your experience. This will be confirmed on enrolment.

    Other activities outside this timeframe will also be required. This includes reviewing the required resource material, completing online quizzes (a computer or similar device with internet connection will be required) and other practical activities to reinforce learning. These activities will contribute towards your competency assessment.

    VENUE

    The course is held at the Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of Excellence – MTA Institute, Freeway Office Park, Building 8, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains, Queensland.

    For country and remote students who are unable to attend onsite training, contact [email protected] or call 07 3722 3000 to discuss offsite training options.

  • October 27, 2020 8:30 am - October 30, 2020 4:00 pm

    DESCRIPTION

    This course covers the fundamental requirements for inspecting and servicing battery electric vehicle (BEV) and hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) systems and components in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

    ACCREDITED UNITS

    • AURETH001 – Depower and reinitialize battery electric vehicles
    • AURETH002 – Service and maintain battery electric vehicles
    • AURETH003 – Diagnose and repair high voltage rechargeable energy storage systems in battery electric vehicles
    • AURETH007 – Diagnose and repair system instrumentation and safety interlocks in battery electric vehicles
    • AURETH010 – Diagnose and repair high voltage rechargeable energy storage systems in hybrid electric vehicles
    • AURETH011 – Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles
    • AURETH012 – Service and maintain electrical components in hybrid electric vehicles

    VENUE

    MTA Institute, Freeway Office Park, Building 8, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains.

    COURSE LENGTH

    This is a four-day face-to-face college-based course. Additional activities may need to be completed outside of this timeframe.

    ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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

    • AUR30316 – Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, or equivalent; 
    • 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 on enrolment.