Currently the MTA Institute offers:
- Accredited vocational preparation course – AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation, a course designed to give students a comprehensive set of skills as a basic introduction to the automotive industry. The trainee undertaking this course will learn to:
service mechanical parts such as the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential);
service suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres);
identify and inspect mechanical and electrical components of light and heavy vehicles, outdoor power equipment and motorcycles; and
perform basic maintenance and repairs.
On successful completion of this course, students will have a higher level of skills in automotive increasing their employability potential, and greater likelihood of successfully undertaking an apprenticeship pathway.
- Accredited job readiness course – Employability Skills Training, a course focusing on providing work, life and employability skills with high quality training to support clients looking to engage in a job within the automotive industry.
The key objectives are to provide:
Upfront, realistic expectations, of work involved in the automotive industry;
• Development of basic work, social and life skills;
• Simulated automotive workplace training;
• Industry awareness experience via employer site visits; and
• Overarching support to help gain and retain potential employment opportunities.