Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production - Passenger Motor Vehicle

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to fulfil passenger vehicle production roles in the automotive manufacturing industry. This may include undertaking a range of limited supervisory tasks with accountability for the quality of outcomes. It is suitable for entry into the automotive manufacturing industry.

Job roles or employment outcomes

The Certificate II in Automotive Manufacturing Production – Passenger Motor Vehicle is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are involved in the manufacture of passenger motor vehicles.

Job roles related to this qualification may include:

Product Assembler

Vehicle Body Assembler

Vehicle Production Worker

Component Assembler

Warehouse and Material Logistics

This qualification is suitable for a Traineeship.


To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 9 units of competency, consisting of:

6 core units


3 elective units, of which:

all elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below

up to 2 elective units may be chosen from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package, another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit selected for this qualification

Core units

Unit code

Unit title

Common - Foundation and Employability Skills


Maintain effective workplace relationships

Common - Teamwork, Supervision and Management


Manage personal workplace


Work effectively with others in teams

Common - Health and Safety


Monitor and maintain a safe workplace and environment

Common - Technical - Tools and Equipment


Prepare, use and operate equipment, tools and machinery

Passenger Vehicle - Support and Logistics - Manufacture


Prepare and process materials and components

Elective units

Unit code

Unit title

Common - Technical - Tools and Equipment


Monitor and maintain equipment, tools and machinery

Passenger Vehicle - Support and Logistics -Tools and Equipment


Receive and dispatch materials, equipment and tools

Passenger Vehicle - Quality - Manufacture


Monitor and maintain continuous improvement of systems and processes

Imported units

add topic AURC272003A

Apply environmental regulations and best practice in a workplace or business

add topic MSACMC210A

Manage the impact of change on own work

add topic MSACMS200A

Apply competitive manufacturing practices

add topic MSACMS201A

Sustain process improvements

add topic MSACMT240A

Apply 5S procedures in a manufacturing environment

add topic MSACMT251A

Apply quality standards

add topic MSACMT280A

Undertake root cause analysis

add topic MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


    Pathways into the qualification

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification include AUM30112 Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing Technical Operations – Passenger Motor Vehicle or other relevant qualifications.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Licensing Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Employability Skills


The following table contains a summary of the employability skills as identified by automotive manufacturing industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:


gathering, conveying and receiving verbal and written information

listening and understanding workplace instructions


working with colleagues and supervisors to contribute to organisational goals

Problem solving

resolving simple maintenance issues with equipment

solving routine problems related to hazards in the workplace while under direct supervision

Initiative and enterprise

raising occupational health and safety (OHS) issues with the OHS officer

applying procedures and policies to work activities as appropriate

Planning and organising

planning and organising own work schedule to ensure tasks are completed on time


behaving in ways that contribute to an effective and safe working environment

identifying own roles and responsibilities


listening to ideas and opinions of other members of the team

maintaining current knowledge of policies and procedures


operating a range of tools and equipment