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    The pioneers of Technical College of Fiji for Certificate II programme at Dr. Shaukat Ali Sahib Campus on 13th of May 2016 with Hon. Minister for Education, Heritage & Arts.
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COURSE INTRODUCTION

This qualification recognizes the necessary skills base and knowledge required to work as an assistant automotive mechanic. Persons who gain the qualification will have basic knowledge and skills to work as a competent trade assistant in an industry setting.

The qualification comprises a list of compulsory standards required of an assistant tradesperson. Holders of this qualification will be able to demonstrate a broad range of basic skills including:

  • Carry out welding operations to industry standards in an engineering workshop
  • Collect, present and apply workplace information
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace
  • Demonstrate knowledge of protecting vehicle electronics in the motor industry
  • Describe requirements and expectations faced by employees within the workplace  Follow safe working practices on a workplace 
  • Identify and convert basic units of measure used in industry
  • Plan the method of carrying out a job in the workplace
  • Practice accountability in the workplace; and
  • Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive application

The qualification comprises a list of compulsory standards required of an assistant tradesperson. Holders of this qualification will be able to demonstrate a broad range of basic skills including generic skills required for successful customer service as well as workplace communication and health and safety.

COURSE AIMS

The students on completion of this programme will be able to demonstrate a broad range of basic Automotive Electrical skills.

TARGET GROUP

The target group for this programme will be:

  • Automotive mechanics with minimal or no formal training
  • Automotive mechanical enthusiasts
  • Automotive engineering vocational students
  • Secondary and High School leavers

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

A pre-requisite for entry into this qualification will hold the Year 10 level or ability to demonstrate some technical skills with basic literacy and numeracy.

CERTIFICATION

The qualification shall be awarded to persons who have gained all compulsory unit standards prescribed in the programme structure.

This qualification shall be awarded by the TCF in collaboration with FHEC standard on behalf of the Automotive Mechanical ISAC. Accredited providers shall comply with the internal and external moderation requirements as determined by the TCF and FHEC under Fiji Qualification Council.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 

Trimester

TCF codes

Units

Level

Total CP

Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical Engineering

1

AME0101

Carry out a periodic maintenance check and service on cars and light commercial vehicles

1

3.0

1

AME0102

Carry out minor servicing of automotive brake, steering, and suspension systems

1

3.2

1

AME0104

Select and apply lubricants and sealants for automotive applications

1

3.0

1

AME0103

Describe motor vehicle safe motoring requirements and general locations of systems and components

1

5.0

1

GCU0101

Collect, present and apply workplace information

1

4.0

1

GCU0102

Communicate effectively in the workplace

1

3.6

1

GCU0103

Describe requirements and expectations faced by employees within the workplace

1

3.0

1

GCU0104

Follow safe working practices on a workplace

1

3.0

1

GCU0106

Practice accountability in the workplace

1

2.0

1

GCU0107

Perform calculations for the workplace

1

3.0

1

ITC0107

Basic concepts of information and communications technology

1

3.4

1

GCE0101

Plan the method of carrying out a job in the workplace

1

3.0

1

GCE0104

Identify and convert basic units of measure used in industry

1

1.6

1

AME0105

Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive application

1

5.0

1

AEE0102

Service an automotive battery

1

1.8

1

AEE0103

Test an automotive electrical circuit

1

8.0

 Total Level 1

55.6

3

AME0201

Carry out general repairs to a cylinder head

2

4.6

3

AME0202

Carry out welding operations to an industry standards in an engineering workshop

2

6.0

3

AME0203

Check a four stroke petrol engine for condition using hand held test equipment

2

4.6

3

AME0204

Describe driveline components and rectify driveline faults on cars or light commercial vehicles

2

4.6

3

AME0205

Disassemble and assemble a four stroke engine

2

6.0

3

AME0206

Explain the operation of two and four stroke petrol and diesel engines

2

4.6

3

AME0207

Identify, remove, and replace exterior engine components in the motor body industry

2

3.2

3

AME0208

Overhaul vehicle manual steering boxes and rack assemblies

2

4.8

3

AME0209

Remove and replace a car or light commercial vehicle engine cam belt

2

4.8

3

AME0210

Service automotive cooling system

2

4.6

3

AME0211

Check and adjust vehicle front and rear wheel alignment

2

4.6

3

AME0212

Describe the operation of final drive assemblies on cars or light commercial vehicles

2

4.6

3

AEE0201

Identify functions of automotive lighting systems, rectify lighting faults, and adjust vehicle lamps

2

5.0

3

AEE0206

Demonstrate knowledge of protecting vehicle electronics in the motor industry

2

3.0

 Total Level 2

65.0

2

AME0200

Industrial Placements

2

56.0

Total Credit Points Automotive Mechanical Engineering

176.6

Labasa Garduation

Short Course Presentation

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