Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Kangan Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 103615A

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


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.

Major Study Areas

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

Study pathways

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Career pathways

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
06 Feb 2023 1 year
Full time
Docklands campus
1 Batmans Hill Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3008

Entry criteria


Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher

English language:

Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognized equivalency

TOEFL iBT: 55 overall (Listening: 9, Speaking: 16, Reading: 10, Writing: 10);

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 42-49 overall (no band less than 40)

Cambridge English – Advanced (CAE): 162 overall (no band less than 154)

Secondary schooling or tertiary studies: Satisfactory completion of two years (full-time) academic study in an institution where English was the language of instruction and assessment and having completed these studies no more than two years prior to commencing studies.

Senior secondary school (in Australia): Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) with a study score of 20 (including interstate)


Kangan Institute
Docklands Campus
1 Batmans Hill Dr
Melbourne Victoria 3008
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