Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing - Manufacturing Specialist (Passenger Motor Vehicle)
This qualification allows individuals who are already working in the automotive manufacturing sector to develop further skills and knowledge in order to fulfil specialist roles in the organisation. They may undertake a range of limited supervisory tasks, with accountability for the quality of outcomes. This is a non-trade qualification that can focus on specialist roles in the manufacturing industry and allied processes; it may include team leaders, quality specialists and process specialists.
There are no prerequisite requirements for this qualification.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations
There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.
To be awarded the Certificate III in Automotive Manufacturing - Manufacturing Specialist (Passenger Motor Vehicle), competency must be achieved in eight (8) units of competency:
Three (3) core units of competency
five (5) elective units of competency.
Core units of competency
Maintain a safe automotive manufacturing work environment
Contribute to workplace relationships and processes
Inspect work and apply company technical quality standards
Elective units of competency
select five (5) elective units of competency from Group A, B or C.
at least three (3) units must be at Certificate III level
a maximum of two (2) units may be at Certificate IV level
a maximum of two (2) units may be at Certificate II level
up to two (2) of the elective units of competency may be selected from this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available at Certificate II, III or IV.
Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, industry requirements and the qualification level.
Units selected from other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses must not duplicate units selected from or available within AUM08 Automotive Manufacturing Training Package.
Specialisations are available in Leadership, Quality Processes and Manufacturing Processes. To obtain a specialisation, at least three (3) units must be selected from the units listed in the relevant specialist group.
Group A - Leadership
Influence and lead workgroups in an automotive manufacturing environment
Maintain workplace safety
Work effectively with diversity
Organise workplace information
Promote innovation in a team environment
Utilise knowledge management systems
Manage the impact of change on own work
Apply cost factors to work practices
Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements
Facilitate a Just-in-Time (JIT) system
Lead 5S in a manufacturing environment
Group B - Quality processes
Sustain quality standards
Reduce cycle time in work processes
Reduce waste in work processes
Undertake preliminary fault finding and machine reset
Use structured problem solving tools
Perform basic tests
Perform microscopic examination
Group C - Manufacturing processes
Apply visual factory principles and practices to an automotive manufacturing environment
Participate in improving workplace productivity
Rectify faults in vehicle components
Control paint line production process
Conduct engine hot test
Rework production engines
Rectify mechanical faults on assembled vehicles
Rectify electrical faults in assembled vehicles
Rectify assembly faults in assembled vehicles
Conduct die coating
Conduct structural rectifications of vehicle bodies
Test welds ultrasonically
Conduct tool setting
Monitor and maintain metals treatment plant operations
Apply quick changeover procedures
Assist in maintaining a proactive maintenance strategy
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Apply product knowledge to organise work operations
Assess and monitor optimum stock levels