This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to recondition engines in the automotive service and repair sector. It is suitable for entry into the automotive specialist service and repair sector. Job roles and employment outcomes The Certificate III in Automotive Engine Reconditioning is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who recondition engines. Job roles related to this qualification include: •automotive engine reconditioners. Application This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

AURTTM3004 Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies

Drago is required to assemble a short engine block and sub-assemblies and check clearances and tolerances.

AURTTA2005 Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives

Drago is required to carry out the selection and use of bearings, seals, gaskets, sealants and adhesives relevant to the vehicle industry.

AURTTM3008 Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies

Drago is required to dismantle, inspect, evaluate and determine preferred repair action of engine block and sub-assemblies as part of an engine reconditioning process.

AURTTA3018 Carry out diagnostic procedures

Drago is required to diagnose component/equipment faults from different symptoms and to nominate repair action.

AURTTM3007 Carry out grinding operations

Drago is required to carry out grinding operations on a range of engine components to specific tolerances. It involves determining engine damage and the required repair action, and preparing and using grinding machines with machine engine components to specifications and workplace requirements.

AURTTM3003 Apply metal to rebuild engine components

Drago is required to use industry-accepted methods to apply metal spray, hard chrome and weld materials to rebuild components. It involves determining repair requirements and rebuilding engine components in an engine reconditioning process.

AURTTM3011 Recondition engine cylinder heads

Drago is required to recondition engine cylinder heads according to workplace requirements. It involves determining engine cylinder head damage and required repair action, and preparing and using reconditioning machines.

AURTTM3005 Balance rotating and reciprocating engine components

Drago is required to balance engine rotating and reciprocating components. It includes identifying and confirming work requirements, preparing for work, balancing rotating and reciprocating engine components, and completing work finalisation processes, including clean-up and documentation. Work requires individuals to demonstrate judgement and problem-solving skills in managing own work activities and contributing to a productive team environment.

AURTTM3002 Repair bearing tunnels and connecting rods in engines

Drago is required to repair bearing tunnels and connecting rods in engines. It involves determining the machining process required, selecting the appropriate machine, and performing the machining to specifications and workplace requirements in an engine reconditioning process.

AURTTM3006 Perform advanced machining and blueprinting of engine components

Drago is required to compare components to original manufacturer and component supplier specifications and match them in relation to weight, size and capacity.

AURTTE3001 Apply knowledge of engine science

Drago is required to apply knowledge of engine components and systems.

AURTTM3010 Heat treat, straighten and reclaim engine components

Drago is required to use industry-accepted methods to apply heat treatment and straightening techniques when reclaiming engine components.

AURTTM3009 Fit sleeves and bore and hone engine cylinders

Drago is required to fit sleeves to restore engine cylinder blocks and to bore and hone the sleeves to specific tolerances. It involves assessing damage to engine cylinders and determining the required repair action. It requires the ability to fit sleeves as a method of cylinder repair and prepare and use boring and honing machines to machine engine cylinders to specifications and workplace requirements.

AURTTW3002 Set, operate and monitor specialist machines

Drago is able to set, operate and monitor specialist machines used in reconditioning engine and/or vehicle components.

AURAEA3003 Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry

Drago is required to apply and monitor environmental regulations and sustainability best practice whilst undertaking mechanical service or repair of light or heavy vehicles, motorcycles, outdoor power equipment or their components in the automotive mechanical industry.

AURVTW2003 Carry out gas metal arc welding procedures

Drago is required to carry out gas metal arc (MIG) welding procedures appropriate to the repairs conducted in the retail, service and repair streams.

AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Drago is able to apply basic safety and emergency procedures in order to contribute to a safe workplace for staff, customers and others. The unit involves the safety factors related to the use of automotive workplace hand tools and hand-held power tools, fixed equipment, chemicals, as well as vehicles and their use.

AURVTW2004 Carry out gas tungsten arc welding procedures

Drago is required to carry out gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding procedures.

AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Drago is required to select, safely use and maintain workplace tooling and equipment.

MEM07005C Perform general machining

Drago is able to determin the job requirements and sequence of operations, selecting and mounting tools, performing the machining, measuring the components, and adjusting and maintaining a range of standard machine tools.

AURTTK2001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

Drago is required to use and maintain measuring equipment of a non-specialist nature. The unit involves identifying and confirming work requirements, preparing for work, conducting measurements, analysing and documenting outcomes, maintaining equipment, and completing work finalisation processes, including clean-up and documentation.

MEM07008D Perform grinding operations

Drago is able to determin the job requirements, observing safety precautions, selecting appropriate wheels and accessories, performing the grinding operations and checking the components for conformance to specifications.

AURMTA3007 Conduct non-destructive testing

Drago is required to perform non-destructive testing on competition vehicle components and materials. It requires the ability to use technical skills to prepare for and conduct non-destructive testing. You should be able to:

MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing

Drago is able to nterpret technical drawings applying to any of the full range of engineering disciplines.

AURTTW3003 Carry out machining operations

Drago is required to carry out machining operations to a range of components to specific tolerances.

MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements

Drago is able to perform measurement skills requiring straightforward use of mechanical measuring devices and associated calculations.

AURLTE2001 Remove and install light vehicle engine assemblies

Drago is required to remove and install engine assemblies fitted to light vehicles. It involves the identification of work requirements, preparation for work, removal of assemblies, installation of engine assemblies and completion of work finalisation processes, including cleaning and documentation, and post-installation testing procedures.

MEM18001C Use hand tools

Drago is able to use a range of hand tools for a variety of general engineering applications.

AURLTE3002 Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)

Drago is required to carry out repair of an engine and associated engine components on two and four stroke spark ignition and two and four stroke compression ignition engines.