With over $90 million invested in our automotive training facilities, we are well-appointed to deliver industry-relevant training to the auto technicians of the future.
Our light automotive facilities include purpose-built classrooms and fully-equipped workshops.
Light automotive training facilities are available at the following campuses:
Acacia Ridge | Alexandra Hills | Ashmore | Atherton | Bracken Ridge | Bowen | Bundaberg | Cairns | Hervey Bay | Ipswich | Kingaroy | Mount Isa | Nambour | Toowoomba | Townsville | Warwick
There's a reason the biggest names in heavy automotive train at TAFE Queensland.
Heavy automotive training facilities are available at the following campuses:
Acacia Ridge | Ashmore | Bracken Ridge | Bundaberg | Cairns | Ipswich | Townsville | Warwick
Agricultural mechanical technology students in Warwick and Kingaroy have access to industry-standard classrooms and workshops. Our students in Warwick also have access to specialist resources including a John Deere 7230R Row-Crop Tractor and a 5085E Utility Tractor. Our partnership with John Deere allows students to access online training in John Deere’s exclusive Service ADVISOR and Ag Management Solutions. This includes GPS guidance systems and precision farming applications as well as extensive knowledge and experience in hydraulic, electronic and mechanical systems.
Outdoor power equipment
If you’re an looking to work with outdoor power equipment, our Bracken Ridge campus is the place to learn the skills you need to work as a qualified small engine mechanic.
In our large and light-filled workshop you'll learn with all the latest tools and equipment to service and maintain lawn mowers, chainsaws, brush cutters, pumps, and more.
Our Bracken Ridge location houses one of only a handful of fully equipped and specialised bicycle training workshops in Queensland.
You'll learn about diagnosing problems, repairing and servicing wheel hubs, mechanical and hydraulic braking systems, steering and suspension, drive train systems, removing and fitting accessories, as well as designing, building and repairing wheels and frames.
Launch your career in the motorcycle service and repair industry with specialised training.
You’ll learn the technical knowledge required to service and repair the mechanical parts of motorcycles such as the engine, fuel system, transmission, suspension system and braking system.
You will also develop skills in diagnostic procedures to determine faults, and how to repair and service a variety of motorcycle parts including, engines and engine components, cooling systems, clutch assemblies, braking, steering and suspension systems.
Develop the skills to diagnose, repair, and service engines and engine components, marine transmissions, and propeller drive and jet drive propulsion systems on inboard and outboard boat engines in an industry-standard workshop and modern classrooms at Bracken Ridge.
With all the latest diagnostic technology and tools, you'll also have the opportunity to install and repair marine electrical, electronic, and ignition systems as well as inboard marine hull equipment and instruments.
Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
Prepare for your career in the light and heavy automotive and marine industries with this entry-level course. This qualification will give you the basic skills and knowledge needed to pursue an automotive or marine mechanical apprenticeship.
- Vehicle Service Assistant
- Automotive Apprentice
- Marine Service Assistant
- Marine Mechanical Apprentice
Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
This course will qualify you to become a heavy vehicle mechanical technician working on trucks, buses, earthmoving equipment or agricultural machinery.
- Diesel Motor Mechanic
- Heavy Commercial Vehicle Technician
- Heavy Vehicle Mechanic