TCE credit points
Course code
Course span
2016 — 2025
Reading and writing standard
Mathematics standard
Computers and internet standard
This course is current for 2024.

Automotive and mechanical systems impact on many technological innovations in areas as diverse as transport, agriculture, civil construction, mining and recreation

The related industry areas are some of the world's largest and dynamic. The study of mechanical and automotive components and systems provides an introduction to the study of mechanical engineering. Automotive and Mechanical Technologies focuses on understanding how and why mechanical vehicles, plant and equipment work. Through practical activities learners use specialist tools and equipment to identify mechanical faults and complete system maintenance, repairs and adjustments. Learners complete practical challenges and develop technical knowledge and skills in a structured workshop setting. They apply problem solving skills and technical knowledge to maintain and repair automotive and mechanical systems and consider their impacts on society and the environment.