Course Description

Get the skills to identify, inspect and perform basic repairs to the mechanical and electrical components of light and heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles.

This entry-level qualification is designed to help you build a foundation of basic knowledge to help you prepare for a career in the automotive industry. It can be studied at the same time as a work experience placement or probationary period of work in the industry.

Why study this automotive course?

  • The Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation can get you ready for an apprenticeship. It is a pre-apprenticeship course for people who would like to develop their knowledge and feel confident about progressing to the Certificate III to become qualified light vehicle Automotive Technicians or Motor Mechanics.

  • This accredited automotive course online also prepares students to undertake work in the broader automotive industry in job roles such as Trades Assistant, Vehicle Service Assistant, Automotive Service Assistant, Trainee Serviceperson, or Automotive Trainee.

  • The Certificate II grants you access to the learning tool Trade Hub. Perfect for people who do not have much experience with mathematics or English, Trade Hub will help you to understand the key concepts in construction (area, volume, percentages, fractions, ratios, instructions, manuals and safety documents).

  • The automotive pre-apprenticeship course is delivered online, so there are no deadlines and no classrooms to attend. You study where you want, when you want.

  • You’ll build up your practical skills by applying what you learn in a real workplace setting.