Changes to motor vehicle repair work classes 2021

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Changes to prescribed classes of repair work under the Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003 and Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007

From 25 September 2021, the classes listed below are no longer prescribed classes of repair work.

Repairers who are currently certified in any of the classes listed below will not be affected and will continue to be able to carry out the same work. Existing repairer certificates will remain valid.

As part of the transitional arrangements, it is possible to apply for certification in these classes until 24 September 2022. From 25 September 2022, applications will only be accepted for the classes of repair work prescribed in the Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007.

This document has been created for use as a reference document and lists the definition and prescribed qualifications as at 24 September 2021 for each of the removed classes of repair work.

Motor vehicle repairers classes flowchart of changes 2021
Motor vehicle repairers classes flowchart of changes 2021, by Consumer Protection

Repairer classes changes flowchart

The motor vehicle repairers classes flowchart shows the changes to the clases for motor vehicle repairers and is available for download from Changes to motor vehicle repairers regulations 2021

Classes of repair work no longer prescribed from 25 September 2021

1. Cylinder head reconditioning work (CHR)

Definition

Cylinder head reconditioning work means any work required to overhaul a cylinder head of an engine that is, was, or may be, fitted to a motor vehicle.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package Qualification
AUR99 AUR20899
Certificate II in Automotive (Mechanical – Cylinder Head Reconditioning)
AUR05 AUR20705
Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical (Specialisation: Cylinder Head Reconditioning)
AUR12 AUR21512
Certificate II in Automotive Cylinder Head Reconditioning
AUR AUR21516
Certificate II in Automotive Cylinder Head Reconditioning

 

2. Diesel fitting work (DFW)

Definition

Diesel fitting work means any work required to do any of the following –

  1. to service, repair, overhaul or modify any of the following that is, was, or may be, fitted to a heavy vehicle or light vehicle –
  1. a diesel fuel system;
  2. a diesel engine;
  1. to service, repair, overhaul or modify any of the following that is, was, or may be, fitted to a heavy vehicle or light vehicle propelled by a diesel engine –
  1. an air induction system;
  2. an ignition system;
  3. an engine management system;
  4. a cooling system;
  5. a hydraulic system;
  1. to do any of the following in respect of a heavy vehicle or light vehicle propelled by a diesel engine –
  1. to fabricate, service, repair or modify the exhaust system;
  2. to repair or replace a rim, tyre or tube;
  3. to balance a wheel.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package Qualification
AUR99 AUR30499
Certificate III in Automotive (Mechanical – Diesel Fitter)

AUR05

AUR30605
Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Specialisation: Diesel Fitting)
AUR05 AUR30611
Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Specialisation: Diesel Fitting)
AUR12 AUR31412
Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Fuel Technology

AUR

AUR31416
Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Fuel Technology

 

3. Diesel fuel and engine work (DFE)

Definition

Diesel fuel and engine work means any work required to do any of the following –

  1. to service, repair, overhaul or modify a diesel fuel system that is, was, or may be, fitted to a heavy vehicle or a light vehicle;
  2. to service or repair a diesel engine that is, was or may be, fitted to a heavy vehicle or a light vehicle;
  3. to service or repair any of the following that is, was, or may be, fitted to a heavy vehicle or light vehicle propelled by a diesel engine –
  1. an air induction system;
  2. an ignition system;
  3. an engine management system.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package

Qualification

AUR99 AUR30599
Certificate III in Automotive (Mechanical – Diesel Fuel Specialist)
AUR05 AUR30605
Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Specialisation: Diesel Fuel)
AUR05 AUR30611
Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Specialisation: Diesel Fuel)
AUR12 AUR31512
Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology
AUR AUR31516
Certificate III in Automotive Diesel Engine Technology

 

4. Driveline servicing and repairing work (DSR)

Definition

Driveline servicing and repairing work means any work required to service or repair a driveline that is, was, or may be, fitted to a motor vehicle.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package

Qualification

AUR99 AUR20999
Certificate II in Automotive (Mechanical – Driveline)
AUR05 AUR20705
Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical (Specialisation: Driveline/Transmission)
AUR12 AUR21612
Certificate II in Automotive Driveline System Technology
AUR AUR21616
Certificate II in Automotive Driveline System Technology

 

5. Driveline work (DRW)

Definition

Driveline work means any work required to service, repair, overhaul or modify a driveline that is, was, or may be, fitted to a motor vehicle.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package

Qualification

AUR99 AUR30699
Certificate III in Automotive (Mechanical – Driveline)
AUR05 AUR30605
Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Specialisation: Driveline
AUR05 AUR30611
Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Specialisation: Driveline)
AUR12 AUR31612
Certificate III in Automotive Drivetrain Technology
AUR AUR31616
Certificate III in Automotive Drivetrain Technology

 

6. Exhaust system work (ESW)

Definition

Exhaust system work means any work required to fabricate, service, repair or modify the exhaust system in a motor vehicle.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package

Qualification

AUR99 AUR21099
Certificate II in Automotive (Mechanical – Exhaust Fitting and Repair)
AUR05 AUR20705
Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical (Specialisation: Exhaust Fitting)
AUR12 AUR21712
Certificate II in Automotive Exhaust System Technology
AUR AUR21716
Certificate II in Automotive Exhaust System Technology
AUR AUR32518
Certificate III in Automotive Underbody Technology

 

7. Steering, suspension and wheel aligning work (SSW)

Definition

Steering, suspension and wheel aligning work means any work required to do any of the following in respect of a motor vehicle –

  1. to service or repair the steering system or suspension system;
  2. to balance a wheel or align the wheels.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package

Qualification

AUR99 AUR21399
Certificate II in Automotive (Mechanical – Steering and Suspension)
AUR05 AUR20705
Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical (Specialisation: Steering and Suspension)
AUR12 AUR21812
Certificate II in Automotive Steering and Suspension System Technology
AUR AUR21816
Certificate II in Automotive Steering and Suspension System Technology
AUR AUR32518
Certificate III in Automotive Underbody Technology

 

8. Transmission work (TRW)

Definition

Transmission work means any work required to service, repair, overhaul or modify any of the following that is, was, or may be, fitted to a heavy vehicle or light vehicle –

  1. a transmission;
  2. a final drive assembly the differential of which is integrated with a transmission;
  3. an electronic drive management system.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package

Qualification

AUR99 AUR30299
Certificate III in Automotive (Mechanical – Automatic Transmission)
AUR05 AUR30605
Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Specialisation: Transmission)
AUR05 AUR30611
Certificate III in Automotive Specialist (Specialisation: Transmission)
AUR12 AUR31612
Certificate III in Automotive Drivetrain Technology
AUR AUR31616
Certificate III in Automotive Drivetrain Technology

 

9. Tyre fitting (heavy) work (TFH)

Definition

Tyre fitting (heavy) work means any work required to do any of the following in respect of a heavy vehicle –

  1. to repair or replace a rim, tyre or tube;
  2. to balance a wheel.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package

Qualification

AUR99 AUR21499
Certificate II in Automotive (Mechanical – Tyre Fitting and Repair Heavy)
AUR05 AUR20705
Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical (Specialisation: Tyre Fitting Heavy)
AUR12 AUR21913
Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology
AUR AUR21916
Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology

 

10. Tyre fitting (light) work (TFL)

Definition

Tyre fitting (light) work means any work required to do any of the following in respect of a light vehicle or motor cycle –

  1. to repair or replace a rim, tyre or tube;
  2. to balance a wheel.

Prescribed qualifications

Training package

Qualification

AUR99 AUR21599
Certificate II in Automotive (Mechanical – Tyre Fitting and Repair Light)
AUR05 AUR20705
Certificate II in Automotive Mechanical (Specialisation: Tyre Fitting Light)
AUR12 AUR21913
Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology
AUR AUR21916
Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology

 

More information for motor vehicle repairers

Changes to motor vehicle repairers regulations 2021 provides some further information about the changes to the regulations for motor vehicle repairers. 

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Last updated 24 Sep 2021

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