Certificate III in Motorsport

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to service and repair the mechanical parts, transmission and suspension systems of vehicles within the motorsport sector. It is suitable for entry into the automotive motorsport service and repair sector.

Job roles/employment outcomes

The AUR30911 Certificate III in Motorsport offers training to service and repair the mechanical components of motorsport vehicles, and to operate sustainably and safely within a motorsport environment.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

a number three mechanic within a V8 Supercar team

a vehicle service and repair mechanic within a motorsport race team

service/pit crew race team member

an opportunity to branch into different roles within a race team which may include data technician, engine technician, driveline technician, machinist, fabricator or promotional activities.

This qualification is typically used to develop employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing mechanical technology service and repair tasks in the motorsport sector of the automotive industry.

They would be expected to perform a range of skilled operations involving known routines, methods and procedures and take some accountability for the quality of outcomes. Some complex and non-routine activities involving individual responsibility or autonomy and/or collaboration with others maybe expected.

Training programs for this qualification are suitable to be undertaken as part of a formal training contract with an employer under an Australian Traineeship arrangement.


Subjects

Packaging Rules

To be awarded the AUR30911 Certificate III in Motorsport, competency must be achieved in thirty six (36) units of competency.

nine (9) core units of competency

twenty seven (27) elective units of competency from Groups A and B, as specified below.

a minimum of twenty two (22) specialist elective units from Group A, with a minimum of nine (9) units selected form the Motorsport group

a maximum of five (5) elective units from Group B

a maximum of nine (9) units of competency may be at Certificate II level

a maximum of two (2) units of competency may be at Certificate IV level.

Up to six (6) elective units may be imported from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses as escribed in Groups A and B.

Note: Where prerequisite units are identified, they must be considered 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 MEM05017C

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 nine (9) units of competency.

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURM340175A

Follow motorsport event and team safety requirements

add topic AURT201170A

Inspect and service engines

add topic AURT206670A

Inspect and service transmissions (manual)

add topic AURT210170A

Inspect and service braking systems

add topic AURT213170A

Service final drive (driveline)

add topic AURT216170A

Inspect and service suspension systems

add topic AURT271781A

Implement and monitor environmental regulations in the automotive mechanical industry

add topic AURT366108A

Carry out diagnostic procedures

add topic MSAENV272B

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective units of competency

Group A: Specialist electives

Complete twenty two (22) units from the following lists, including a minimum of nine (9) units of competency from the Motorsport group.

One relevant Group A unit may be chosen from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where that unit is available at Certificate III or IV.

Brakes

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURT210605A

Attach friction materials and radius grind

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 AURE311666A

Repair electric braking systems

add topic AURT410145A A

Overhaul braking system components (light)

Electrical

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 AURE218764A

Remove, refit and test electrical componentry for normal operation following body repair activities

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 AURE320031B

Install marine electrical systems and components

add topic AURE320066B

Diagnose and repair marine electrical systems and components

add topic AURE320871A

Service and repair electronically controlled steering systems

add topic AURE320971A

Service and repair electronically controlled suspension systems

add topic AURE321066A

Repair electronic systems

add topic AURE321171A

Service and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

add topic AURE321271A

Service and repair electronic drive management systems

add topic AURE321371A

Service and repair electronic body management systems

add topic AURE321471A

Service and repair electronically controlled anti-lock braking systems

add topic AURE321571A

Service and repair electronically operated traction control systems

add topic AURE321671A

Service and repair electronically operated stability control systems

add topic AURE321771A

Service and repair electronic compression ignition engine management systems

add topic AURE321831B

Install marine electronic systems/components

Ignitions

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURE320666B

Repair ignition systems

Engines, systems and transmissions

Prerequisites

add topic AURT202166B

Repair cooling systems

add topic AURT202170B

Inspect and service cooling systems

add topic AURT203170B

Service petrol fuel systems

add topic AURT204670A

Inspect and service emission control systems

add topic AURT205123A

Fabricate exhaust system/components

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 AURT212670A

Service final drive assemblies

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 AURT304666A

Repair and replace emission control systems

add topic AURT306170A

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

add topic AURT334606A

Balance engine components

add topic AURT334608A

Carry out blueprinting of engine components

add topic AURT335108A

Carry out machining operations

add topic AURT401145A

Overhaul engines and associated engine components

add topic AURT403145B

Overhaul petrol fuel system components

add topic AURT406145A

Overhaul clutch assemblies

add topic AURT406645A

Overhaul transmissions (manual)

add topic AURT407145A

Overhaul transmissions (automatic)

add topic AURT412645A

Overhaul final drive assemblies

add topic AURTH301166A

Repair engines and associated engine components (heavy vehicle)

add topic AURTH306666A

Repair transmissions - manual (heavy vehicle)

add topic AURTH307165A

Inspect, test and replace transmissions - automatic (heavy vehicle)

add topic AURTH307166A

Repair transmissions - automatic (heavy vehicle)

add topic AURTH312666A

Repair final drive assemblies (heavy vehicle)

add topic AURTH313166A

Repair final drive - driveline (heavy vehicle)

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 MEM07005C

Perform general machining

add topic MEM09002B

add topic MEM12023A

add topic MEM18001C

Environmental and safety

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURC270103A

Apply safe working practices

add topic MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

General mechanical

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURC252103A

Apply basic automotive troubleshooting processes

add topic AURT200108A

Carry out servicing operations

add topic AURT225156A

Read and interpret engineering drawings

add topic AURT225191A

Produce drawings from design concepts

add topic AURT225667A

Use and maintain measuring equipment

add topic AURT466208A

Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults

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

add topic MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

Common

Unit code

Unit title

add topic BSBRES401A

Analyse and present research information

add topic BSBOHS407A

Monitor a safe workplace

add topic HLTFA301B

Apply first aid

Motorsport

Unit code

Unit title

Prerequisites

add topic AURM240080B

Operate in a motorsport environment

add topic AURM240172B

Set up and dismantle temporary work location and equipment

add topic AURM240173A

Transport a light competition vehicle and support equipment

add topic AURM240174A

Prepare and service a light competition vehicle

add topic AURM340204B

Assemble and prepare a competition vehicle

add topic AURM341051B

add topic AURM340550B

add topic AURTL317108A

add topic AURM340205A

Load and unload a competition vehicle and support equipment

add topic AURM340312B

Collect and log motorsport data

add topic AURM340550B

Conduct non-destructive testing

add topic AURM340607B

Construct hose and pipe assemblies for competition vehicles

add topic AURM340710B

Coordinate operations of a motorsport team

add topic AURM340851B

Perform competition vehicle preparation procedures at an event

add topic AURM340204A

add topic AURM340951B

Perform pit lane/service area operations

add topic AURM341051B

Perform torquing and fastening

add topic AURM441293B

Analyse and repair complex performance driveline systems

add topic AURM340550B add topic AURTL306666A

add topic AURTL312666A

add topic AURTL313166A

add topic AURM441394A

Analyse and repair complex performance carburetted fuel systems

add topic AURE321171A add topic AURT203170B

add topic AURT303166B

add topic AURM441395A

Analyse and repair performance fuel injection systems

add topic AURE321171A add topic AURT203170B

add topic AURT303166B

add topic AURM441438B

Manage motorsport data acquisition

add topic AURM340312B

add topic AURE218708A

add topic MEM30012A

add topic AURM441538B

Manage personal presentation and development

add topic AURM441638B

Manage the preparation of a competition vehicle

add topic AURM441749B

Prepare competition vehicle suspension

add topic AURT216170A

add topic AURT316166B

add topic AURM441868B

Select and prepare tyres and wheels for motorsport applications

add topic AURM441976B

Test engines using a dynamometer

add topic AURM442076B

Test suspension dampers using a dynamometer

add topic BSBRES401A

add topic MEM30012A

Motorsport officiating

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURMO2001A

Develop and update motorsport industry knowledge

add topic AURMO2002A

Follow health, safety and risk management procedures

add topic AURMO2003A

Comply with motorsport rules and regulations when officiating

add topic AURMO2004A

Assist with motorsport officiating duties

add topic AURMO3001A

Implement and monitor safety and risk management in a motorsport environment

add topic AURMO3002A

Monitor compliance with motorsport rules and regulations

add topic AURMO3003A

Communicate with flags and signals

add topic AURMO3004A

Inspect motorsport vehicles and equipment for compliance

add topic AURMO3005A

Act as a steward in a motorsport event

add topic AURMO3006A

Act as a marshal in a motorsport event

add topic AURMO3007A

Recover a motorsport vehicle

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 AURT415145A

Overhaul steering system components

add topic AURTH315166A

Repair steering systems (heavy vehicle)

add topic AURTH316166A

Repair suspension systems (heavy vehicle)

add topic AURTL315166A

Repair steering systems (light vehicle)

add topic AURTL316166A

Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)

add topic AURTM316166A

Repair suspension systems (motorcycle)

add topic AURTM315166A

Repair steering systems (motorcycle)

Tyres, rims and wheels

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURT217606A

Balance wheels and tyres

add topic AURT217665A

Remove, fit and inspect wheel assemblies

add topic AURT217668A

Select tyres and rims for specific applications (light)

add topic AURT217766A

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

add topic AURTH317108A

Carry out wheel alignment operations (heavy vehicle)

add topic AURTL317108A

Carry out wheel alignment operations (light vehicle)

Vehicle body

Unit code

Unit title

add topic AURV465101A

Evaluate the bodywork of a vehicle with minor damage and identify repair requirements

add topic AURV465102A

Evaluate the bodywork of a vehicle with extensive damage and identify repair requirements

add topic AURV465201A

Evaluate the paintwork of a damaged vehicle and identify refinish requirements

add topic AURV327164A

Remove and replace supplementary restraint systems (SRS)

add topic AURV328166A

Repair and align motorcycle frames

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



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 for this qualification as identified by the motorsport sector of the automotive industry. 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:

Communication

clearly communicating workplace information to others (verbal and non-verbal), including use of automotive terms

completing workplace reports

communicating ideas and information with workplace colleagues

using and contributing to workplace procedures

maintaining workplace records

communicating with colleagues and clients to handle verbal enquiries, such as clarifying instructions, and responding to requests for information

communicating with people who speak languages other than English and in a cross cultural context

interpreting the needs of customers

reading and interpreting workplace-related documentation

Teamwork

identifying and describing own role and role of others

working within a team

working with diverse individuals and groups

applying knowledge of own role to complete activities efficiently to support team activities and tasks

Problem solving

recognising a workplace problem or a potential problem and taking action

determining problems needing priority action

referring problems outside area of responsibility to appropriate person and suggesting possible causes

seeking information and assistance, as required, to solve problems

using a range of problem solving techniques

taking action to resolve concerns

developing practical responses to common breakdowns in workplace systems and procedures

Initiative and enterprise

adapting to new and emerging situations in the workplace

being proactive and creative in responding to workplace problems, changes and challenges

Planning and organising

prioritising actions to achieve required outcomes

planning own work requirements

allocating resources to workplace tasks and requirements

identifying risk factors and take action to minimise risk

Self-management

selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures

recognising limitations and seek timely advice

planning own work requirements, set own work program and manage time to ensure tasks are done on time

following workplace documentation, such as codes of practice or operating procedures

Learning

asking questions to gain information

identifying sources of information, assistance and expert knowledge to expand knowledge, skills and understanding

participating in self-improvement activities

participating in development of workplace continuous improvement strategies

helping others develop competency

Technology

selecting and using appropriate equipment and materials

operating diagnostic and test equipment

performance testing of components, systems and equipment

using tools and equipment efficiently and safely

storing and caring for components, parts, tools, test equipment and support equipment