This qualification reflects the role of individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

Thomas is able to follow environmental and sustainability best practices, including complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations as well as following sustainability practices that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices and outputs.

AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Thomas is able to select, use, maintain and store tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.

AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Thomas is able to identify and follow safety and emergency procedures in an automotive workplace. It involves those safety procedures to be followed when using workplace hand tools and hand-held power tools, fixed equipment, and chemicals, and when running vehicles and machinery. It includes Thomas’ responsibility for safety and emergency response in the event of an accident or incident.

AURVTA002 Remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint systems

Thomas is able to remove and replace vehicle supplementary restraint system (SRS) units and assemblies. He can prepare for the task, select and use specialist tools and equipment to deactivate, remove and replace SRS components, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

Thomas is able to inspect, test and repair basic electrical circuits in vehicle and machinery electrical systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the circuit, repairing the circuit, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures

Thomas is able to carry out diagnostic procedures on vehicles, vessels or machinery. He can confirm the existence of a fault, choose the appropriate diagnostic procedure and tools, apply the diagnostic procedure, and reporting conclusions.

AURETR030 Diagnose and repair starting systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the starting systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR025 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles

Thomas is able to test, charge, replace, retest and secure a range of automotive batteries, including vehicle or machinery jump-starting procedures. He can prepare for the task, inspect and test the battery to determine serviceability, charge, jump-start, remove and replace, and undertake the final retesting of batteries, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR029 Diagnose and repair charging systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the charging systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR043 Diagnose and repair electronic body management systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the electronic body management systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. These systems include two-wire high and low speed (CAN-bus) and single wire low speed (LIN-bus) networked circuits in the vehicle or machinery’s embedded network electronic control system and are essential to controlling vehicle, vessel or machinery body control functions, including passenger convenience, comfort, navigation and infotainment systems. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the ignition systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR009 Install vehicle lighting and wiring systems

Thomas is able to install vehicle, vessel or machinery low voltage (LV) direct current (DC) lighting and wiring systems that are not an integral part of vehicle or machinery controller area network databus (CAN-bus) topography. He is able to prepare for the task, installing and testing the operation of lighting and wiring systems, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the instruments and warning systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. Thomas can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR023 Diagnose and repair spark ignition engine management systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the spark ignition engine management systems of vehicles or machinery. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR032 Diagnose and repair automotive electrical systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the electrical systems of vehicles or machinery. These systems are single wire (non CAN-bus) networked circuits and include entry-exit locking systems, power windows, interior and exterior lighting, turning indicators, brake and hazard warning lights and electric drive motor circuits. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits

Thomas is able to solder electrical components, electrical circuits and system wiring. It involves preparing for the task, preparing components, circuits and wiring for soldering, carrying out soldering, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR027 Install ancillary electronic systems and components

Thomas is able to install and test ancillary electronic systems and components in vehicles or machinery. He can prepare for the task, install and test the operation of the systems and components, and complete workplace processes and documentation. These electronic systems and components may require programming following installation to enable them to communicate with the vehicle or machinery controller area network data bus (CAN-bus or LIN-bus) topography.

AURETR010 Repair wiring harnesses and looms

Thomas is able to test an existing wiring harness and loom, remove, fabricate and fit the new wiring harness and loom, and then test its operation. He can prepare for the task, perform the work, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR035 Apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine operation

Thomas is able to apply knowledge of petrol and diesel engine components and systems, as well as of the principles of engine operation, during the testing and repair of basic electrical circuits in vehicles, vessels and machinery.

AURETR007 Apply knowledge of automotive electrical circuits and wiring systems

Thomas is able to apply knowledge of electrical principles during the testing and repair of basic electrical circuits in vehicles, vessels and machinery.

AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace

Thomas is able to select, use and maintain electrical test equipment used in an automotive workplace for the purpose of identifying, diagnosing and rectifying electrical and electronic faults in vehicles or machinery.

AURETR024 Diagnose and repair compression ignition engine management systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the electronic compression ignition engine management systems of vehicles or machinery. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETB001 Diagnose and repair electric braking systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the electric braking systems of vehicle or machinery. These systems are single wire (non CAN-bus) circuits and include electric braking systems in light vehicles and machinery fitted with electric trailer braking controllers or trailers fitted with electric brakes. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETH011 Depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles

Thomas is able to depower and reinitialise hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). He can ensure that the vehicle high voltage (HV) rechargeable energy storage system (RESS) is isolated before commencing any service or repair work. He can also calibrate vehicle systems that may need resetting once the energy storage system is reinitialised. Importance is placed in the unit on applying RESS and separated extra low voltage (SELV) electrical safety procedures.

AURETR017 Overhaul charging system alternators

Thomas is able to return charging system alternators to original manufacturer tolerances and clearances. He can prepare for the task, dismantle and evaluate the transmission, carry out the overhaul process, reassemble and test the transmission, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR018 Overhaul starting system motors

Thomas is able to return starting system motors to original manufacturer tolerances and clearances. He can prepare for the task, dismantle and evaluate the transmission, carry out the overhaul process, reassemble and test the transmission, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETR019 Inspect, service and repair AC electric motor drive systems

Thomas is able to inspect, service and repair alternating current (AC) electric motor drive systems in vehicles, vessels or machinery. He can prepare for the task, inspect AC electric motor drive systems, repair the systems, and complete workplace processes and documentation, including associated recommendations for further action.

AURETR022 Diagnose and repair vehicle dynamic control systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in dynamic control systems of vehicles. These systems include the functions of a vehicle electronic braking control module (EBCM), such as anti-lock braking, brake assist, descent control, electronic brake force distribution, electronic park brake, hill start assist, stability control, traction control and active roll-over protection. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETU002 Recover vehicle refrigerants

Thomas is able to recover vehicle air conditioner refrigerants in designated recovery cylinders for disposal according to safety and environmental procedures while observing critical precautions, given that refrigerant may be flammable. You should be able to:

AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems

Thomas is able to service air conditioning systems, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, fitted to a range of vehicles and machinery. He can prepare for the task, carry out performance testing and correct servicing procedures, perform post-service testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems

Thomas is able to diagnose and repair faults in the air conditioning systems, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, fitted to a range of vehicles and machinery for passenger convenience and comfort. He can prepare for the task, select the correct diagnostic procedure, carry out the diagnosis and the repair, perform post-repair testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.

AURETU005 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems

Thomas is able to retrofit and modify air conditioning systems, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, fitted to a range of vehicles and machinery. He can prepare for the task, select the correct de-gas procedure, carry out the retrofit and modification procedures, perform post-modification testing, and complete workplace processes and documentation.