Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation - FIRST YEAR

If you like working on cars, bikes, trucks or anything with an engine and want to gain some base-level mechanical skills to build on, this course is for you. Giving you an overview of engine, transmission, cooling, fuel, steering, suspension and braking systems, tools, general service and repair, it’s ideal if you have an interest in the automotive trade and technology associated with it or want to pursue an apprenticeship in the field.


33 weeks plus holiday block


One morning or afternoon block of delivery each week


Students must provide a USI at the point of applying for this VET DSS program.

What you learn

This course provides you with a pathway into the automotive industry through an apprenticeship or higher education

What you get

Possible contribution to ATAR
Accredited entry level for other TAFE and university courses
Completion of Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Materials to bring

Materials that are to be brought to class are to be purchased from Campions Bookstore.
Please refer to the attached PDF document outlining the required resources

Dress code

Solid enclosed footwear - NOT runners (Steel capped work boots are best)
Cotton clothing - NOT tracksuit pants / NO nylon
Long pants - Jeans are ideal but they MUST NOT have frayed edges
Long sleeved shirt or top

Contribution to the VCE

On the completion of the Certificate II program, students are eligible for credit of up to four VCE VET units on their VCE statement of results. Two of these units are at 1-2 level and two are at 3-4 level.

VCE VM students will complete a minimum of 180 nominal hours a year to obtain their senior secondary certificate.