Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of service and repair tasks on outdoor power equipment. It is suitable for entry into the outdoor power equipment retail, service and repair sector.

Job roles/employment outcomes

The AUR20811 Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment is intended to prepare new employees or develop existing workers to perform service and repair tasks in the outdoor power equipment industry. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

service technicians.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.


Subjects

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment competency must be achieved in sixteen (16) units of competency.

three (3) core units of competency

thirteen (13) elective units of competency, as specified below:

a minimum of two (2) specialist elective units from Group A

a maximum of eleven (11) elective units from Group B, drawn in any combination from:

units not already chosen from Group A

Group B units listed

up to three (3) relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available at Certificates II and III

a maximum of two (2) elective units of competency may selected from units aligned to Certificate III qualifications.

Note: Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for completion of the qualification.

The following pairs of units must not be chosen together when achieving this qualification:

add topic MEM05003B

Perform soft soldering

add topic AURV223808A

Carry out soft soldering techniques

add topic MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

add topic AURV223608A

Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating procedures

add topic MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

add topic AURV223608A

Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating procedures

add topic MEM05017D

Weld using gas metal arc welding process

add topic AURV281308A

Carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures

Core units of competency

Complete the following three (3) units of competency.

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURC270103A

Apply safe working practices

add topic AURC272003A

Apply environmental regulations and best practice in a workplace or business

add topic MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective units of competency

Group A: Specialist electives

Complete a minimum of two (2) units of competency from the following list.

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURE222976B

Test and service outdoor electric powered equipment

add topic AURP201570B

Service engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

add topic AURP245171B

Service and repair rotary cutting systems

add topic AURP245271B

Service and repair drum cutting systems

add topic AURP245371B

Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems

add topic AURP245465B

Service line trimming systems and components

add topic AURP245571B

Service and repair post-boring systems

add topic AURP245671B

Service and repair post-hole digging systems

add topic AURP245771B

Service and repair reciprocating cutting systems

add topic AURP247670B

Service pumping systems

add topic AURP301566B

Repair engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)

add topic AURP322776B

Test and service 240V portable generators

add topic AURP347666B

Repair pumping systems

Group B: Other elective units

Complete a maximum of eleven (11) units of competency, drawn in any combination from:

units not already chosen from Group A

Group B units listed below

up to three (3) relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are available at Certificates II and III.

Brakes

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURE311666A

Repair electric braking systems

add topic AURT210170A

Inspect and service braking systems

add topic AURT210736A

Machine brake drums and brake disc rotors

add topic AURT310104A

Assemble and fit braking systems/components

add topic AURT310166A

Repair hydraulic braking systems

add topic AURT310171A

Inspect, service and repair auxiliary braking systems

Common

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURC270688A

Work effectively with others

add topic AURC270789A

Communicate effectively in the workplace

add topic AURC270889A

Communicate business information

add topic AURC359554A

Provide technical guidance

add topic AURC361101A

Adapt work processes to new technologies

add topic AURC361230A

Inspect technical quality of work

add topic AURC361337A

Maintain quality systems

add topic AURC365722A

Estimate complex jobs

add topic BSBCMN311B

Maintain workplace safety

add topic BSBINN301A

Promote innovation in a team environment

add topic HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

add topic TLID107C

Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

add topic TLID1307C

Move materials mechanically using automated equipment

add topic TLID407C

Load and unload goods/cargo

Electrical and electronics

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURE218664A

Remove and replace electrical/electronic units/assemblies

add topic AURE218670A

Service, maintain or replace batteries

add topic AURE218676A

Test, service and charge batteries

add topic AURE218708A

Carry out repairs to single electrical circuits

add topic AURE219331A

Install, test and repair low voltage wiring/lighting systems

add topic AURE219431A

Install, test and repair electrical security systems/components

add topic AURE219531A

Install ancillary electrical components

add topic AURE220140A

Manufacture and repair wiring harness/looms

add topic AURE224008A

Carry out soldering of electrical wiring/circuits

add topic AURE318866A

Repair electrical systems

add topic AURE318966A

Repair instruments and warning systems

add topic AURE319145A

Overhaul charging system alternators

add topic AURE319166B

Repair charging systems

add topic AURE319245A

Overhaul starting motors

add topic AURE319266B

Repair starting systems

add topic AURE320666B

Repair ignition systems

add topic AURE321066A

Repair electronic systems

add topic AURE321171A

Service and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

Engines, systems and transmissions

Unit code

Unit tile

Prerequisites

add topic AURT200368A

Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

add topic AURT201164A

Remove and install engine assemblies

add topic AURT201170A

Inspect and service engines

add topic AURT202166B

Repair cooling systems

add topic AURT202170B

Inspect and service cooling systems

add topic AURT202608A

Carry out radiator repairs

add topic AURT203170B

Service petrol fuel systems

add topic AURT203670B

Service diesel fuel injection systems

add topic AURT204670A

Inspect and service emission control systems

add topic AURT205166A

Repair exhaust system components

add topic AURT206670A

Inspect and service transmissions (manual)

add topic AURT207170A

Inspect and service transmissions (automatic)

add topic AURT208170A

Service transmissions (hydrostatic)

add topic AURT212670A

Service final drive assemblies

add topic AURT213165A

Remove and refit driveline components

add topic AURT213170A

Service final drive (driveline)

add topic AURT301357A

Rebuild engine components

add topic AURT301359A

Reclaim engine components

add topic AURT301383A

Dismantle, assemble and repair engine block and subassemblies

add topic AURT301483A

Recondition cylinder heads

add topic AURT303166B

Repair petrol fuel systems

add topic AURT303666A

Repair diesel fuel systems

add topic AURT304666A

Repair and replace emission control systems

add topic AURT305671A

Inspect and repair engine forced induction systems

add topic AURT306170A

Inspect, service and/or repair clutch assemblies and associated operating system components

add topic AURT308166A

Repair transmissions (hydrostatic)

add topic AURT334606A

Balance engine components

add topic AURT334608A

Carry out blueprinting of engine components

add topic AURT334708A

Carry out reboring and honing of cylinders

add topic AURT334808A

Carry out grinding and facing operations

add topic AURT334972A

Set, operate and monitor specialist machines

add topic AURT335108A

Carry out machining operations

add topic AURTL301166A

Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)

add topic AURTL306666A

Repair transmissions - manual (light vehicle)

add topic AURTL307166A

Repair transmissions - automatic (light vehicle)

add topic AURTL312666A

Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle)

add topic AURTL313166A

Repair final drive - driveline (light vehicle)

add topic MEM07005B

Perform general machining

add topic MEM09002B add topic MEM12023A add topic MEM18001C

General mechanical

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURC252103A

Apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes

add topic AURT200108A

Carry out servicing operations

add topic AURT209170A

Service hydraulic systems

add topic AURT225156A

Read and interpret engineering drawings

add topic AURT225667A

Use and maintain measuring equipment

add topic AURT226008A

Carry out pre-repair operations (mechanical)

add topic AURT270278A

Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

add topic AURT309166A

Repair hydraulic systems

add topic AURT365130A

Inspect vehicle systems and determine preferred repair action

add topic AURT366108A

Carry out diagnostic procedures

add topic AURT366308A

Carry out advanced diagnostic procedures

add topic MEM09002B

Interpret technical drawing

add topic MEM12023A

Perform engineering measurements

add topic MEM18001C

Use hand tools

add topic MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

Steering and suspension

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURT215130A

Inspect steering systems

add topic AURT215170A

Inspect and service steering systems

add topic AURT216130A

Inspect suspension systems

add topic AURT216170A

Inspect and service suspension systems

add topic AURT316271A

Inspect, service and repair tracked type drive and support systems

add topic AURTL315166A

Repair steering systems (light vehicle)

add topic AURTL316166A

Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)

add topic AURTM315166A

Repair steering systems (motorcycle)

Tyres and wheels

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURT217606A

Balance wheels and tyres

add topic AURT217665A

Remove, fit and inspect wheel assemblies

add topic AURT217766A

Remove, inspect, repair and fit tyres and tubes (light)

add topic AURT217865A

Remove and refit wheel hubs and associated brake components

Welding

Unit code

Unit title

Prerequisites

add topic AURV223608A

Carry out oxy acetylene welding, thermal cutting and thermal heating procedures

add topic AURV223808A

Carry out soft soldering techniques

add topic AURV281108A

Carry out manual metal arc welding procedures

add topic AURV281208A

Carry out brazing procedures

add topic AURV281308A

Carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures

add topic AURV281408A

Carry out gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding procedures

add topic AURV281508A

Carry out spot welding procedures

add topic AURV323908A

Carry out thermoplastic welding procedures

add topic MEM05003B

Perform soft soldering

add topic MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

add topic MEM05007C

Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

add topic MEM05017D

Weld using gas metal arc welding process

add topic MEM05050B add topic MEM05051A add topic MEM05052A add topic MEM12023A add topic MEM18001C add topic MEM18002B add topic MEM09002B

add topic MEM05050B

Perform routine gas metal arc welding

add topic MEM05051A

Select welding processes

add topic MEM05052A

Apply safe welding practices


Pathways...

    Pathways into the qualification

    This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed AUR10105 Certificate I in Automotive in this Training Package or other relevant qualifications.

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR30711 Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment, AUR31005 Certificate III in Automotive Sales, or other relevant qualifications.


Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Licensing Information

Licensing considerations

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

QUALIFICATION SUMMARY

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Outdoor Power equipment sector 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

Communication

understanding and carrying out verbal instructions from supervisors and others

reading, understanding and completing workplace documentation, forms and records

sharing work-related information with other team members using industry terminology

communicating with people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

Teamwork

contributing positively to the work team environment

working effectively with others in a socially diverse environment

respecting and understanding the views of others

giving, receiving and acting upon feedback

identifying and describing own role and role of others

Problem solving

recognising a problem or a potential problem within a sales and customer service environment

seeking information and assistance to solve problems outside own area of responsibility

solving problems within own area of responsibility

Initiative and enterprise

suggesting ideas for workplace improvement to supervisors and team members

positively adapting to changes in workplace procedures and making adjustments to improve own performance

taking positive action to report hazards or risk situations to supervisors

Planning and organising

planning daily work tasks to work safely and manage risks according to workplace procedures

prioritising activities to achieve required outcomes

planning and organising appropriate equipment and materials

planning ahead to anticipate problems with availability of equipment, materials and personnel to assist

Self-management

following workplace safety requirements and other policies and procedures

completing known delegated tasks on time

selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures

asking for advice and assistance when appropriate

Learning

identifying personal strengths and weaknesses

acting upon feedback and accepting opportunities to learn to improve work performance

asking questions to gain information and identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding

Technology

appropriately setting up technological equipment

using tools and equipment efficiently and safely

recognising and reporting faulty equipment

using information and communication technology

applying knowledge of outdoor power equipment components and operating principles