Diploma of Automotive Technology

AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology

CRICOS Code: 098421B

Duration: 25 Weeks


Entry requirements:


  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Must have completed an automotive Certificate IV qualification in one of the following:-.
  1. AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
  2. AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling
  • Completed year 12(HSC or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS Score Internationally recognized exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations


Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify vehicle systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.


Packaging Rules

Based on information available from www.training.gov.au the following packaging rules apply for completion of this qualification:


Total Number of Units 12

Number of Core Units 1

Number of Elective Units 11


Elective Unit Selection Criteria

11 Elective units, of which:

up to 11 units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed below

up to 2 units may be chosen from a Certificate IV qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification


Unit Code - Unit Description

AURTTA021 - Diagnose complex system faults

AURETR037 - Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems

MSMENV472 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

AURAFA006 - Conduct research and present technical reports

AURAFA007 - Develop and document specifications and procedures

AURTNA001 - Estimate and quote automotive vehicle or machinery modifications

AURETA002 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in body management systems

AURLTE003 - Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle engines and fuel systems

AURLTB002 - Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems

AURLTD007 - Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems

AURETX001 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in driveline management systems

AURLTQ003 - Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems



This program will be delivered over a period of 25 weeks 20 hours per week by 20 teaching weeks and 5 weeks of holidays.




Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by the Administration within two (2) weeks of the commencement.


Study Mode

Face to face classroom, Practical training and assessment is completed in Automotive Work shop.


Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include the following:

  • observations
  • case study
  • projects
  • assignments
  • presentations
  • role play
  • quiz
  • supervised assessment
  • practical observation
  • work based Training



On successful completion of this course you will be awarded with AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology students who successfully completes only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.


Pathways from the qualification


Study Pathways

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to a relevant Advanced Diploma.


Employment Pathways

The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:


The Diploma of Automotive Technology prepares new employees or recognizes and develops existing workers who are performing advanced diagnosis and design tasks in the automotive industry. Job roles related to this qualification include:


  • Advanced diagnostic technician
  • Automotive system designer


Course Fee

Tuition fee: - $5,000

Application fee: - $500 (Non-Refundable)

Resources: - $200 (Text books)

Student Kit: - $500 (Uniform Kit) Students who

  • Eye protection – for example, spectacles/goggles, shields, visors
  • Hearing protection – for example, ear muffs and plugs
  • Hand protection – for example, gloves and barrier creams
  • Foot protection – for example, shoes/boots
  • Head protection – for example, helmets, caps, hoods, hats


Total course cost: - $ 6,200

Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately

Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately



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