AUR40412 Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement

Take the next step even further in your career in management with Oceania College of Technology’s Advanced Diploma of Management.Want to get involved in Motorsport; this program has been developed to equip you with the relevant knowledge and skills.

Career Opportunities

The AUR40412 Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement develops skills and knowledge required to analyse and repair complex performance driveline systems.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

•              Master technician

•              Performance vehicle technician

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. This course will involve weekend racetrack participation. This course has a mid-year entry.


Can I apply?

Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement are required to have completed an automotive AUR30612 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology or have relevant experience in the motorsport industry.


What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.


What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50212 Diploma of Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.


Course Duration

The nominal duration to complete qualification is 9-12 months. As this training is competency based, completion dates can vary from student to student however cannot exceed the nominal duration.


Study Options:


Option 1: Workplace Based

Our Trainer Assessor will conduct all teaching and assessment at your place of work, this is available to both Appreciates and Full Fee students. Please note: If your workplace doesn’t have the required scope of work for a particular unit of competency we can conduct the training and assessment at our campus.


 Option 2: Classroom Training

All your learning and assessment for each of the units is delivered in a classroom environment with other students (classroom training requires a minimum of 5 students).


Option 3: Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you’ve had lots of experience in this industry (or similar), you may be eligible for RPL.


Recognition of Prior Learning means that you don’t require the training but rather you need to be assessed on each unit. You will need to draw on all of your past experiences so that you can demonstrate that you have already acquired the knowledge and skills.


Course Units

Code Unit of Competence C/E
AURMTE4001 Test engines using a dynamometer Core
AURMTF4002 Analyse and repair performance fuel injection systems Core
AURTTA4021 Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults Core
AURMTA5008 Apply Aerodynamic And Vehicle Dynamic Principles And Effects Elective
AURMTD4001 Test Suspension Dampers Using A Dynamometer Elective
AURMTD4002 Prepare Competition Vehicle Suspension Elective
AURMTJ4001 Select And Prepare Tyres And Wheels For Motorsport Elective
AURTTX4009  Overhaul transmissions (automatic) Elective
AURTTE4005 Overhaul engines and associated engine components Elective
AURTNA5001 Estimate and calculate costs to repair, maintain or modify a vehicle Elective