Most racing teams see this qualification - and studying with Motorsports Training Australia - as the minimum point of entry into the industry. Many of our graduates have achieved excellent employment outcomes in the motorsports industry after they have completed this certificate. You learn to inspect and service engines and suspension systems, cooling systems, and clutch assemblies. You also learn how to repair and service manual transmissions, braking systems, final-drive assemblies, and steering and suspension systems. Repairs to ignition, engine, and management systems are also encompassed in the duties of the mechanic. You will learn racetrack experiences, discuss problems with drivers and users to discover faults and carry out your own diagnostic procedures.
As part of the program you will also learn composite techniques, computer aided drawing, CNC machining, welding, hand and power tools to provide the broad grounding of skills and knowledge to enter the MotorSport workplace.
Motorsport students in the first year program will be admitted and enrolled into two courses:
** AUR30916 Certificate III in Motor Sport Technology
** A2MOTOREC1 Motorsport Engineering units (short course required as part of the total program)
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- Reference books
- Learning resources
- Safety equipment
- Protective clothing
Dates / Locations
#### When You Can Enrol
Expressions of interest are now open for our 2022 course, please enquire today!
#### Delivery Schedule
Days: Full time - Monday-Friday | Time: 8am-4pm
- Barnawartha North, Vic (Logic campus)
Info Events / Sessions
No info events or info sessions available.
#### Compulsory Units
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems
AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations
AURMBA002 Load and unload competition vehicles and support equipment
AURMDA002 Assist with officiating duties at motor sport events
AURMMA001 Operate in a motor sport environment
AURMMA007 Follow motor sport event and team safety requirements
AURMMA008 Coordinate operations of a motor sport team
AURMTA002 Assemble and prepare competition vehicles for motor sport events
AURMTA004 Prepare competition vehicles at motor sport events
AURMTA005 Perform pit lane and service area operations at motor sport events
AURMTA006 Perform torquing and fastening on motor sport competition vehicles
AURMTA007 Conduct non-destructive testing
AURMTA009 Collect and log motor sport data
AURMTS001 Construct hose and pipe assemblies for competition vehicles
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTB001 Inspect and service braking systems
AURTTD004 Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines
AURTTQ003 Inspect and service drive shafts
AURTTX002 Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
AURLTD005 Diagnose and repair light vehicle suspension systems
AURLTX013 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems
AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTF001 Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTF005 Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems
AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms
MEM26001 Lay up composites using open moulding techniques
MEM26006 Mark and cut out sheets for composite use
MEM26007 Select and use reinforcing appropriate for product
MEM26015 Select and apply repair techniques
MEM26019 Finish a composite product
MEM09003 Prepare basic engineering drawing
#### Learning Outcomes
- Service and repair engines and suspension systems, cooling systems, and clutch assemblies
- Repair and service manual transmissions, braking systems, hydraulic systems, final-drive assemblies, and steering and suspension systems
- Repairs to ignition, engine, and management systems are also encompassed in the duties of the mechanic
- Discuss problems with drivers and users to discover faults and carry out your own diagnostic procedures
- Learn what it takes to be successful in the motorsports industry and get valuable exposure
- 3-dimensional computer-aided drawing (CAD)
Full-time: 10 months
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
Students undertake placements that are organised by Motorsports Training Australia. These placements are with our industry and racing partners, and enable students to get a real-life, real-work feel for their chosen career. As an example, in 2019 these placements were conducted with various teams across Winton Motor Raceway's main event of the year, V8 Supercars. Every student was placed with a team, ranging from Touring Car Masters (TCM), Super 3, SuperUtes, Formula Ford and main series V8 Supercars.
Government Funded $3,090.00 (Tuition $2,170.00, Materials $920.00)
Concession $1,354.00 (Tuition $434.00, Materials $920.00)
Fee For Service $10,685.00 (Tuition $9,765.00, Materials $920.00)
A2MOTOREC1 Motorsport Engineering units (short course required as part of the total program) will incur additional fees at the time of enrolment.
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the 'Apply Now' tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
While it isn’t a regulatory requirement, we insist students are at least 17 years of age. This is a demanding but hugely rewarding course, and as most of our students are not local, many of them relocate to the Wodonga area and subsequently live out of home for the first time.
This could be a stepping stone into an engineering career by taking up further study opportunities via university and possibly gaining recognition of prior learning. Should you change your mind, after completing this qualification the vast majority of your study will be complete already should you wish to undertake a general auto mechanic apprenticeship.
[Study pathways with Wodonga TAFE »](/to-wodonga-tafe-and-beyond)
- Motorsports mechanical assistant
- Mechanic apprenticeship with a motorsports team
By successfully completing this course you will receive a nationally recognised AQF Qualification
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected, including reports, tests, practical assessments of your abilities, placement assessments and demonstrations.
How to apply
Apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button in the course information page. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly Customer Experience team on 1300 69 8233 or email email@example.com
Please note: We reserve the right to close course intakes early. Many courses have limited places and high demand. Early applications are recommended. We reserve the right to cancel intakes and courses if there are insufficient student numbers.
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