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Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

AUR40216

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Cricos Course Code: 091675C

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform advanced diagnostic tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

  • Course Duration & Intake Dates
    This qualification will be delivered over 27 weeks of training and assessment without any holidays.

    Note that supplementary classes will be scheduled, and attendance required, should additional classes be required to allow for classes missed as a result of public holidays, or other interruptions, and/or for students who require further training and/or reassessment or additional support.

  • What will I study?
    Total number of 10 units are required for the award of the AUR40216 – Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.

    Core units: 1 unit

    Elective units: 9 units, of which:

    • up to 9 units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed in the AUR40216 qualification.;
    • up to units may be chosen from a Certificate III 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 CodeUnit TitleCore/ Elective
    AURTTA021Diagnose complex system faultsCore
    AURETR125Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehiclesElective
    AURTTA118Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategiesElective
    AURLTB104Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systemsElective
    AURLTD109Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systemsElective
    AURLTX104Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle automatic transmission and driveline systemsElective
    AURLTE104Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol enginesElective
    AURLTE105Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle diesel enginesElective
    AURTTR101Diagnose complex faults in engine management systemsElective
    AURETR037Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systemsElective
  • Entry Requirements
    OCT has the following entry requirements in place for Domestic students:

    ·       be at least 18 years of age.

    ·       participate in a course entry interview (pre-enrolment review) to determine suitability of the course and additional support needs – Refer to Pre-training Review section on the following page

    ·       undertake OCT’s ACSF LLN assessment – Refer to LLN section on the following page

    ·       must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification

    OCT has the following entry requirements in place for international students:

    ·       be at least 18 years of age.

    ·       participate in a course entry interview (pre-enrolment review) to determine suitability of the course and additional support needs – Refer to Pre-training Review section on the following page

    ·       undertake OCT’s ACSF LLN assessment – Refer to LLN section on the following page

    ·       must hold a valid and current student visa

    ·       must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification

    English Language Requirements:

    Prospective learner must have taken any of the following test types and achieved the minimum score in the last three (3) years.

    Test Type Score or levelMinimum score and at least 10 weeks ELICOSMinimum score and at least 20 weeks ELICOS
    International English Language Testing System (IELTS)5.554.5
    TOEFL internet-based test463532
    Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English)162154147
    Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)423630
    Occupational English TestB for each test componentN/AN/A

    *ELICOS – English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students

    You are not required to provide evidence of English language requirement if one of the following applies to you:

    ·       you are a citizen and hold a passport from UK*, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland

    ·       you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

    ·       you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

    ·       you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

    ·       in the 2 years before applying for enrolment, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

    Note: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

    Conditions of Entry:

    For international students, it is a condition of entry that upon acceptance, you must provide evidence of having an Australian Student Visa (subclass 500).

    Physical Requirements

    The physical requirements of an auto mechanic can be very demanding and it is expected that you will have reasonable level of fitness to perform the following tasks:

    ·       Constant hand function (fine and gross) and lifting waist to overhead and carrying up to 2kg

    ·       Frequent standing, forward reaching, overhead reaching and static neck postures;

    ·       Frequent lifting from floor to overhead and carrying from 2kg to 15kg;

    ·       Frequent pushing and pulling;

    You are required to discuss your capabilities in the above areas and any concerns you have during the course entry interview.

  • Study Assessment and Pathway
    OCT operates on a rolling intake timetable. Students can commence their course in any of the units and in any order as these units do not have any pre-requisites. New students will be merged with older students in line with the trainer to student ratio adopted by OCT.

    You will be provided with your own apprentice toolkit which you will be required to bring to all practical classes. You will also be provided with a uniform which must be worn for all workshop days.

    You must buy your own Safety Boots and bring them to each practical class. You will be provided with a timetable that will identify the days you will be attending workshop-based training and assessment.

    Student Support Services
    OCT has a range of Student Support Services available for you. Please refer to your student handbook for details on available Student Support Services.
    Assessment System
    Units are assessed individually via a range of assessment methods: Written Assessment, Verbal Questioning and Practical Demonstrations observed directly by the assessor.
    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfers (CT)
    THE RTO offers all students the opportunity to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

    Please refer to our RPL and CT policy and procedure in the Student Handbook and/or Website.

    Assessment Appeals
    Students can make an appeal against any assessment decision by following the Complaints and Appeals Policy outlined in the Student Handbook and our website.

    All appeals and complaints will be dealt with following the Complaints and Appeals Procedure.

  • Course Price

    Contact Oceania College of Technology or your education agent for prices, promotional offers and incentives that may be available.

    Ph: 1800 623 2642 Email: admin@oct.edu.au

    Payment plans are available with weekly, monthly, term or semester payment options.