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VCE VET Automotive

The VCE VET Automotive program is drawn from a national training package and offers a portable qualification which is recognised throughout Australia. This qualification provides students with a broad range of skills and knowledge to pursue a career or further training in the automotive industry.

The VCE VET Automotive program does not offer scored assessment.


AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation: covers the skills and knowledge required to perform minor maintenance and repair of an automotive vehicle body. The range of technical skills and knowledge is limited. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a limited range of tasks relating to identifying and inspecting mechanical and electrical components and systems of light vehicles, heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment, bicycles, marine craft and motorcycles.

Credit in the VCE or VCAL: recognition of up to two VCE VET units at Units 1 and 2 level and a VCE VET Units 3 and 4 sequence.

Program material

The VCE VET Automotive program booklet contains information relating to the qualification approved by the VCAA for delivery to VCE or VCAL students.

It includes advice on the units of competency making up the program and the credit available for VCE and VCAL students.

It also provides advice on Structured Workplace Learning, the ATAR contribution and Pathways to further learning.

VCE VET Automotive Program Booklet (published January 2021)
The program booklet should be read in conjunction with the AUR Training Package.

Structured workplace learning recognition

The VCAA provides recognition for Structured Workplace Learning for students undertaking VCE VET programs.

A Workplace Learning Record booklet for VCE VET Automotive is available.

View AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation workplace learning record booklet.

ATAR contribution

The VCE VET Automotive program does not offer scored assessment. A student who achieves a Units 3 and 4 sequence may be eligible for an increment towards their ATAR.

The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Further information can be found on the VTAC website:

Increments for a VCE VET Program Non-Scored Units 3 and 4 sequence will be calculated using 10% of the fourth study score of the primary four.