The Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology prepared new employees, or develops existing workers, to perform a limited range of service and repair tasks in the outdoor power equipment industry.
Job outcomes targeted by this qualification include:
- service technicians
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a limited range of service and repair tasks on outdoor power equipment. It is suitable for entry into the outdoor power equipment service and repair sector.
Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR10112 Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications.
Further training pathways for this qualification include AIR30712 Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment Technology, AUR31012 Certificate II in automotive Sales, or other relevant qualifications.
Government subsidies for training programs vary by State and Territory jurisdictions. Government subsidised training places are generally available to those without a qualification up to a Certificate III level especially for those referred through an employment service provider.
There may be subsidies available to employers to support the cost of training their employees. Employers are usually expected to contribute to the cost of training.
To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated through completion of sixteen (16) units made up of:
Eight (8) core units
AURAEA2002, Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURAFA2001, Use number in an automotive workplace
AIRAFA2002, Read in an automotive workplace
AURASA2002, Carry out soldering of electrical wiring and circuits
AIRETR2006, Inspect and service batteries
AIRETR2015, Service engines and engine components (outdoor power equipment)
AURPTE2002, Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
Eight (8) elective units
(Which could include, but not limited to the following units)
AURPTA1001, Carry out pre-repair operations to outdoor power equipment
AURPTA1002, Perform minor adjustments to outdoor power equipment
AURPTA2003, Service and repair rotary cutting systems
AURPTA2004, Service and repair drum cutting systems
AURPTA2005, Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems
AURPTA2006, Service line trimming systems and components
AURPTA2007, Service and repair post-boring systems
AURPTA2008, Service and repair post-hole digging systems