An apprentice Automotive Technician - Marine Light is involved in working mainly on pleasure craft with inboard or outboard motors, they can be trailer mounted and pull behind a car or moored in the river, ocean or a marina.
Gain these skills:
- demonstrate knowledge and skills relevant to the various types of marine engines
- adjust, test and repair engines, transmission, fuel systems, hydraulic steering systems, cooling systems, electrical systems, propellers and boat trailers
- use testing equipment and/or refer to manufacturers' specifications and manuals - dismantle faulty assemblies, repair or replace worn or damaged parts and reassemble, adjust and test the repaired mechanism
- perform scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and tune-ups - advise customers on work performed, general vessel conditions and future repair requirements
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|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
This course is available as an apprenticeship.
Entrance requirements for apprenticeships
You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship.
An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.
Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:
- Earn a wage while you train
- Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
- Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
- Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path
- Marine motor repairer
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Further study opportunities:
Delivery location, important dates and study options
All year roundFremantle - Classroom-Apprenticeship
Fees and charges
|When||All year round|
Indicative fees and charges
Fees and charges published on our website are indicative. Your fees will depend on your eligibility for government funding or a concession rate, and the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Priori Learning (RPL). Our Indicative fees lists show fees that are:
- Based on the full possible study plan of units, including the recommended electives
- Based on full time study in 2019
- Charged at the government funded rate for over 18 years of age students
- Based on unit electives designed to meet localised industry demand for skills
- Made up of course fees and resource fees, or RPL fees. Course fees are the cost of your tuition, while resource fees pay for consumables provided to you to aid your study (such as printing and paper). You may also be required to purchase text books or equipment that are not part of our tuition or resource fees.
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Apprenticeships and traineeships
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This means that your fees will vary depending on the units you study as part of your training plan.
Apprentices and trainees are liable to pay for their own fees but some industrial agreements (awards) dictate that employers are required to reimburse their apprentice upon receipt of satisfactory progress. An employer may also opt to pay on behalf of the apprentice or trainee.
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Recognition of Prior Learning
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|National ID||Unit Title|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|AURETR025||Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles|
|AURETR029||Diagnose and repair charging systems|
|AURETR030||Diagnose and repair starting systems|
|AURRTE008||Install marine engines, controls and instruments|
|AURRTR006||Diagnose and repair marine electrical systems|
|AURRTR007||Install marine electrical systems and components|
|AURTTE001||Apply knowledge of engine science|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
|National ID||Unit Title|
|AURETR006||Solder electrical wiring and circuits|
|AURETR023||Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems|
|AURETR031||Diagnose and repair ignition systems|
|AURRTA006||Water test vessels|
|AURRTD001||Diagnose and repair marine steering systems|
|AURRTE002||Inspect and service marine outboard engines|
|AURRTE003||Inspect and service marine inboard engines|
|AURRTE006||Diagnose and repair marine outboard engines|
|AURRTE007||Diagnose and repair marine inboard engines|
|AURRTE010||Test marine engines in water tanks|
|AURRTX003||Diagnose and repair marine outboard and stern drive transmissions|
|AURTTA010||Service and repair trailers up to 4.5 tonnes|
|AURTTA013||Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURTTA021||Diagnose complex system faults|
|AURTTF001||Inspect and service petrol fuel systems|
|AURTTF005||Diagnose and repair engine forced-induction systems|
|AURTTF006||Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems|
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace|