Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Kangan Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 103615A

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This course aims to provide you with knowledge and skills in the field of light vehicle mechanics. You will study a range of specialist modules including petrol fuel systems, cooling systems and associated components, transmissions (automatic), final drive assemblies, diagnostic procedures and electronic drive management systems.

Modes of Study

This course requires face to face classroom study and compulsory work placement (arranged by Kangan Institute) of 300 hours. Classes will be scheduled between 8.00am and 9.00pm Monday to Friday. Timetables will be confirmed at orientation.

Major Study Areas

  • Mechanical and electrical systems, maintenance, service and repair
  • Diagnosis of complex faults in automotive vehicle systems
  • Reports and technical document development
  • Report and document development
  • Interpreting and producing technical drawings through CAD (Computer Aided Design)

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment as a: Motor mechanic; Skilled tradesperson in automotive; Workshop supervisor

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
17,800 Per Year
Read moreAnnual Amenities Fee: 200
Expected Feb 2024 1 year
Blended study
Docklands campus
1 Batmans Hill Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3008

Entry criteria

Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher

English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency


Kangan Institute
Docklands Campus
1 Batmans Hill Dr
Melbourne Victoria 3008
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