VCE VET Automotive

The VCE VET Automotive program is a pre-employment course designed to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a career in the automotive industry through study pathway options, such as an apprenticeship or higher education.


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Qualifications

AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation: covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a limited range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical components and systems of light vehicles, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles.


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Credit in the VCE or VCAL

  • AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation: recognition of two units at Units 1 and 2, and a Units 3 and 4 sequence.

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ATAR Contribution

Students who receive a Units 3 and 4 sequence from AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation, or any of the approved school-based apprenticeship and traineeship qualifications from the Automotive industry area will be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR (10% of the fourth study score in the primary four scaled studies).

The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Further information can be found on the VTAC website at: www.vtac.edu.au

The VCE VET Automotive program does not offer scored assessment.


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Publications

Program information

  • VCE VET Automotive Program Booklet (January 2019): (docx - 116kb)
    The VCE VET Automotive Program Booklet should be read in conjunction with the AUR Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package
  • VCE VET Program Guide 2018 (January 2018): (docx - 119kb)
    The VCE VET Program Guide provides general advice about the VCAA's suite of VCE VET programs. It is to be read in conjunction with the VCE VET Automotive program booklet.

Program updates and further information

Continuous improvement: During the life of qualification/s there may be occasions when changes are made to reflect feedback from users or to include the latest industry practices. This process is called continuous improvement. When continuous improvement impacts on the VCE VET Automotive program, advice will be published in the VCAA Bulletin and notification provided on the VCAA website Please visit the VCAA Bulletin subscription webpage