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Heavy Vehicle

Townsville, QLD

Subject: Driving

Heavy vehicle motor mechanics are employed mainly by machinery dealers, some service stations, heavy vehicle repairers, road transport firms, bus companies and the mineral industry. Public and privatised authorities such as those concerned with defence, communications, energy supply, public works and transport also employ heavy vehicle mechanics. There are also opportunities to start your own business, with the help of TECNQ’s business program.

Working in the Heavy Vehicle Automotive industry, you could expect to carry out the following tasks:

- Diagnose, overhaul, repair, tune...

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Heavy vehicle motor mechanics are employed mainly by machinery dealers, some service stations, heavy vehicle repairers, road transport firms, bus companies and the mineral industry. Public and privatised authorities such as those concerned with defence, communications, energy supply, public works and transport also employ heavy vehicle mechanics. There are also opportunities to start your own business, with the help of TECNQ’s business program.

Working in the Heavy Vehicle Automotive industry, you could expect to carry out the following tasks:

- Diagnose, overhaul, repair, tune, maintain and test diesel and petrol/gas-powered vehicles, including trucks, buses, bulldozers and other earthmoving equipment, tractors, stationary engines and agricultural machinery
- Detect mechanical and electrical faults by using instruments that check charging and starting circuitry, batteries, ignition and ignition timing, fuel injection systems and speed control, cylinder compression, engine condition, braking efficiency, and wheel balance and alignment
- Repair and maintain the hydraulic components of diesel and petrol/gas engines that are used to power attachments such as hoists, booms, scrapers, buckets and augers
- Use oxy, electric, TIG and MIG welding, hand fitting or machining processes to replace or repair faulty parts

Year One

AURC270103A Apply safe work practices
AURT270278A Use & maintain workplace tools & equipment.
AURE218676A Test service & charge batteries.
AURT200108A Carry out servicing operations.
AURT202170A Inspect & service cooling systems.
AURT211170A Inspect & service air braking systems.
AURT203670A Service diesel fuel injection systems.
AURT201170A Inspect & service engines.
AURT225667A Use & maintain measuring equipment.
AURT271781A Implement & monitor environmental regulations & best practices in the automotive mechanical industry

Year Two

AURT206670A Inspect & service transmissions – manual
AURT207170A Inspect & service transmissions – automatic.
AURT212670A Service final drive assemblies.
AURT213170A Service final drive – driveline.
AURT312666A Repair final drive assemblies.
AURT313166A Repair final drive – driveline.
AURT306170A Inspect & service & or repair clutch assemblies & associated operating system components
AURT201164A Remove & install engine assemblies.
AURT202166A Repair cooling systems.
AURT306666A Repair transmissions – manual
AURT307166A Repair transmissions – automatic.

Year Three

AURT303666A Repair diesel fuel systems.
AURT305671A Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems
AURT366108A Carry out diagnosis procedures.
AURT301166A Repair engines & associated engine components.
AURT310166A Repair hydraulic braking systems.
AURT311166A Repair air braking systems.
AURT315166A Repair steering systems.
AURT316166A Repair suspension systems.
Year Four

AURE218708A Carry out repairs to single electrical circuits
AURE319266A Repair starting systems.
AURE319166A Repair charging systems.
AURT304666A Repair & replace emission control systems.
AURE321771A Service & repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems
AURE321271A Service & repair electronic drive management systems.
AURE321471A Service & repair electronically controlled anti-locking braking systems Course availabilities are dependent on student interest, and not all courses will be offered every academic year. Competencies displayed are intended as a guide only, and are subject to change.

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When

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Where

Discovery Dr, QLD 4816, Australia
Townsville, QLD 4814

Skill level

Beginner

 

The teachers

TECNQ is an independent College accredited in Queensland as a non-state senior secondary school and a Registered Training...

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TECNQ is an independent College accredited in Queensland as a non-state senior secondary school and a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). By studying at the college, students have the opportunity to be signed into a school-based apprenticeship and study an approved academic program at the same time – allowing them to start their trade and get your Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE).

We seek to prepare students for a successful career in the skills sector, offering school-based apprenticeships in the Construction, Automotive, Engineering and Electrotechnology industries.

All academic programs studied at TECNQ are provided in a context appropriate to trades, giving students a complete hands-on learning experience. The combination of the core units of study and their school-based apprenticeship, qualifies them for a QCE. As a school-based apprentice

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Offered through

Australian Technical College North Queensland Limited