The Automotive Diesel Engine Technology course is designed for students who want to work in the automotive industry as Diesel Motor Mechanics.
You can develop your skills to be a Diesel Motor Mechanic with Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology.
This course is for you if you enjoy working in the maintenance and repair of diesel engines. After completing this course, you'll be able to work on a wide range of vehicles such as diesel cars, small vans, and trucks with confidence.
Expert teachers will lead you through the program, which combines practical study with a theory which will be examined at the end of each competency.
This nationally recognized qualification will lead you to work as a Diesel Motor Mechanic.
This training program requires 360 hours of work experience, and it can be paid or voluntary and should be arranged by the student, but some work placements might be organized by the institution.
For certain industry placements, you may need to travel outside of your typical training site to get work experience.
Annual tuition fees for Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology are between A$12,000 to A$16,000 depending on the college you choose.
Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology is of 12 to 18 months duration depending on the college you choose.
The career options after completing this program that you could have are head chef, kitchen attendant, catering team helper, sous chef, restaurant manager, banquet manager, food and beverage manager, catering manager, executive chef, qualified cook, or chef.
Students can choose to continue to study Heavy Plant Machinery courses.
Academic IELTS score of 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
Satisfactory completion of Year 12 or overseas equivalent.
You can study the Automotive Diesel Engine Technology course in Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Sydney and Brisbane.
Some of the institutions where you can study Automotive Diesel Engine Technology to become a Diesel Motor Mechanic are as follows:
Ashton College Melbourne
Signet Institute of Australia Melbourne
Signet Institute of Australia Melbourne
Skills Institute Australia Perth
Signet Institute of Australia Sydney
InTech Institute of Technology Sydney
Oceania College of Technology Sydney
Skills Institute Australia Brisbane
InTech Institute of Technology Brisbane
Oceania College of Technology Brisbane
Studying Automotive Diesel Engine Technology allows you to nominate the occupation of Diesel Motor Mechanic for Australian General Skilled Migration. The occupation of Diesel Motor Mechanic is on the Medium to Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL).
Detect and diagnose faults in engines and parts.
Dismantle and remove engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms, and other components, and check parts.
Repair and replace worn and defective parts and reassemble mechanical components and refer to service manuals as needed.
Perform scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrication, and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations.
Reassemble engines and parts after repair.
Test and adjust mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance.
Diagnose and test parts with the assistance of computers.
May inspect vehicles and issue road worthiness certificates or detail work required to achieve road worthiness.
An applicant who nominates an occupation on the MLTSSL list can apply for a:
‘Temporary Graduate Subclass 485 Visa’,
‘Temporary Skills Shortage Subclass 482 Visa’,
‘Employer Nomination Scheme Subclass 186 Visa’,
‘Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) Subclass 494 Visa’,
‘Skilled Independent Subclass 189 Visa’,
‘Skilled Nominated Subclass 190 Visa’,
‘Skilled Regional (Provisional) Subclass 491 Visa’,
‘Permanent Residence (Permanent Regional) Subclass 191 Visa’.
In Australia, the average Diesel Motor Mechanic weekly salary in Australia is A$1875 per year or A$50 per hour. Entry-level positions start at A$1471 per year, while most experienced workers make up to A$2607 per year.
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