Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanic Technology

Duration - 4 year
Study - TAFE / CIT

Take the wheel and journey into a rewarding career as a light vehicle mechanic. Know what makes an engine tick, by appreciating the old but evolving with the new. TAFE_NSW


  • Servicing and maintenance of vehicles
  • Diagnosing and repairing of vehicles
  • Using and maintaining tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Perform scheduled maintenance services
  • Reassembling parts and engines
  • Diagnosing and testing parts
  • Diagnosing faults

Future prospects

Also known as

  • Mechanic
  • Car mechanic

If you like

  • Mechanics
  • Manual & practical work
  • Problem solving
  • Repairing
  • Working with cars

We look after

  • Wages
  • Allowances
  • Annual leave & annual leave Loading
  • TAFE/RTO fees
  • Mentoring & support


Average weekly pay before tax (fully qualified) $1,265, approx. $32/hour. (LabourMarketInsights.gov.au)