This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the production of bus, truck and trailer and components manufacture. The qualification is suitable for entry into the automotive manufacturing industry. The following occupations relate to this qualification. Automotive Manufacturing Technician Automotive Manufacturing Technicians are advanced production manufacturing technicians. They install, test, maintain and repair plant, equipment or systems; apply quality assurance techniques; program and monitor computerised equipment; and maintain and repair pneumatic/hydraulic parts or systems. They also diagnose and repair complex system faults, and provide technical advice to the assembly team. Coach Builder Technician Coach Builder Technicians are frontline supervisors, responsible for production organisation and control in the welding area of automotive production. They may also undertake specialist or advanced work in gas metal arc welding and metal fabrication. Sub Assembly Technician Sub Assembly Technicians are frontline supervisors, responsible for production organisation and control. They may also undertake specialist tasks such as assembling and installing specialist brake, electrical and suspension systems, or conducting final inspections. Vehicle Body Builder Vehicle Body Builders repair vehicle bodies, as well as manufacture and modify prototype production units or purpose-built bodies to fit other manufacturer's chassis. They may also fit axles, suspensions and brakes; install and repair wiring and lighting systems on trailers or caravans; and install hydraulic and pneumatic systems and vehicle component seals.

AUMAMA002 Work effectively in teams

Joe has the ability to work effectively as part of a workplace team. His work often involves the application of skills and knowledge at a production worker level. Joe is able to contribute to teams, to work tasks, and to team reviews of work tasks

AUMASA001 Apply safe work practices in the automotive manufacturing environment

Joe is able to apply safe work practices in an automotive manufacturing environment, which involves the application of skills and knowledge at a production worker level. He is able to identify work health and safety requirements; follow work health and safety procedures; respond to hazards in the workplace; follow emergency procedures; and complete incident and accident reports

AUMATK002 Prepare and operate tools, equipment and machinery

Joe has the ability to prepare and operate tools, equipment and machinery in automotive manufacturing, which involves the application of skills and knowledge at a production worker level. He is able to select and check tools, equipment and machinery; prepare and use tools, equipment and machinery; and complete work processes

AUMATK003 Monitor and maintain automotive equipment

Joe is able to monitor and maintain tools, equipment and machinery in an automotive environment, which involves monitoring the tools, equipment and machinery during operation, performing minor maintenance, and applying preventative maintenance procedures

AUMGLM001 Apply heavy vehicle standards

Joe is able to locate, interpret and apply Australian Design Rules (ADR), original equipment manufacturer (OEM) requirements, Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) regulations, and Vehicle Standards Bulletin 6 (VSB6) National Code of Practice - Heavy Vehicle Modifications. Joe can review standards; check that vehicle complies with standards; and complete documentation

AUMGQA001 Apply workplace technical quality standards

Joe is able to inspect completed vehicle production work against job specifications and workplace technical quality standards, he can prepare for inspection, inspect work and complete work processes

AUMGTA001 Read and interpret work orders and working drawings

Joe has the ability to read and interpret a work order and working drawings in automotive manufacturing processes. Joe can review work order and working drawings, interpret working drawings and check that working drawings reflect work order

AUMGTM005 Read and interpret engineering drawings and determine requirements

Joe has the ability to determine production processes and materials from engineering drawings and specification sheets. He is able to plan, prepare, determine processes and complete work processes

AUMGTW001 Perform basic welding, thermal cutting, heating and gouging

Joe can perform basic welding, thermal cutting, heating and gouging operations. He is able to prepare for work, perform basic welding, perform basic thermal cutting, heating and gouging work and complete work processes

AUMGTW002 Perform mechanical cutting

Joe is able to prepare and operate mechanical cutting equipment. He can plan for work, operate cutting equipment and complete jobs

AURAFA2003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

Joe is able to communicate in an automotive workplace by oral and written means, including the use of automotive technical terminology and vehicle and component descriptions as they pertain to modern motor vehicles. He can communicate effectively with other persons in an automotive workshop or setting which includes communicating specific technical information. Joe is able to prepare for communication activities, read routine documents, write routine texts, contribute to workplace communications and operate workplace communication systems

AUMGTG001 Install fixed and moveable glass components on vehicles

Joe is able to cut, prepare and install fixed and moveable glass components on vehicles. He can fabricate templates for glass components, mark and cut glass openings, install glass components and complete work processes

AUMGTM001 Assemble vehicle components

Joe has the ability to prepare and assemble vehicle components according to work order instructions and job specifications. He is able to plan and prepare; load parts onto assembly jigs; select and use adhesives, sealants, solvents and fasteners; produce finished product; and complete work processes

AUMGTM002 Assemble vehicle frames and axles

Joe is able to assemble vehicle frames, axles, suspension and associated components. He can plan and prepare assembly; cut, drill and weld chassis frame; fit axles, suspension, brackets, fixtures and service lines; and complete work processes

AUMGTM004 Install and fit out components

Joe is able to install and fit out body, trimming and mechanical components. He can plan and prepare; select and use fasteners, adhesives, sealants and solvents; install components; route service lines; and complete work processes

AUMGTM006 Assemble, install and test hydraulic system kits

Joe is able to assemble, install and test a hydraulic system kit and its associated components. He can prepare hydraulic system kit, assemble hydraulic system, test hydraulic system and complete work processes

AUMGTM007 Assemble, install and test pneumatic system kits

Joe is able to assemble, install and test a vehicle pneumatic system kit and its associated components. He can prepare pneumatic system kit, assemble pneumatic system, test pneumatic system and complete work processes

AUMGTM008 Bond and repair fibreglass components

Joe has the ability to bond and repair components using fibreglass reinforced plastics (FRP) techniques. He can plan the job, bond and repair components and complete work processes

AUMGTS004 Fabricate parts for vehicle sub-assemblies

Joe is able to produce, finish and test parts and components for vehicle sub-assemblies. He can plan and prepare, weld components, assemble and finish sub-assemblies and complete work processes

AUMGTN001 Replace and repair vehicle body panels and fittings

Joe is able to remove and replace new or repaired vehicle body panels, body sections, and ancillary fittings. He can plan and prepare, replace body panels and fittings, repair faulty or damaged panels and complete work processes

AUMGTR003 Test, modify and repair vehicle electrical circuits and systems

Joe has the ability to test, modify and repair electrical circuits and systems in vehicles. He can prepare for work, test electrical circuits and identify faults, complete modifications and repairs, and finish the job

AUMGTS001 Prepare materials for fabrication using jigs and fixtures

Joe is able to prepare materials according to drawing specifications and then use jigs and fixtures to fabricate components. He can plan and prepare, select and mark out materials, load and unload materials onto jig or fixture, fabricate parts and complete work processes

AUMGTW004 Perform gas tungsten are welding

Joe has the ability to perform welding operations using gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). He is able to plan and prepare, weld materials, check welds and complete jobs

AUMGTS002 Prepare materials for fabrication using manual processes

Joe has the ability to identify and prepare materials for fabrication using manual processes. He can plan and prepare, select fabrication materials, bend, shape and fabricate material and complete the job

AUMGTW005 Perform gas metal arc welding

Joe is able to weld components using the gas metal arc welding (GMAW) process. He can plan and prepare, weld materials, check welds and complete job

AUMGTY002 Install vehicle components

Joe has the ability to mount and install assembled components to a chassis or frame (e.g. vehicle cabin, sleeper or vehicle bodies). He can plan and prepare, position and tension components, hook up systems and complete work processes

AUMGTY003 Modify and repair chassis and frames

Joe has the ability to modify, repair and align chassis and frame components. He can inspect vehicles, modify, repair and align chassis or components and complete work processes

AURAEA2002 Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

Joe has the ability to identify and apply environmental regulations and sustainability best practice to work safely and avoid potential environmental hazards in an automotive workplace. He is able to identify and apply environment regulations, identify and avoid contamination to water systems and land, identify and avoid hazards to air quality, identify and avoid noise hazards and identify and apply sustainability best practice