Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Box Hill Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091607D

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This course is designed to train learners in light vehicle mechanics to develop their skills and ensure they are competent to perform at industry standards.

You will learn how to apply safe work practices, test and service batteries and carry out repairs to single electrical circuits. This course will help you develop your skills in servicing and repairing engine management systems, steering, suspension, transmission and braking systems, and teach you about inspecting and servicing engine cooling systems.

This course also covers inspecting, diagnosing, servicing and repair of manual and automatic transmissions, how to repair steering and suspension systems, the detailed servicing of hydraulic brake systems, engines and fuel systems as well as engine and driveline management systems.

Study Pathways

You may be eligible to progress into the Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis and the Diploma of Automotive Technology.

Career Outcomes

This course may provide you with employment opportunities in the automotive industry.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
17,756 Per Year
Read moreService Fee: 166; Material fee: 776
Jan 2023
Jul 2023
12 months
Full time
Box Hill Institute
Box Hill Campus - Elgar
465 Elgar Road
Melbourne Victoria 3128

Entry criteria

International students must have completed an Australian Year 10 or international equivalent with a pass.

PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from International students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

English Language Requirements

A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for Internet based; PTE Academic English Overall 42; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): 162-168.


Box Hill Institute
Box Hill Campus - Elgar
465 Elgar Road
Melbourne Victoria 3128
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