This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify automotive electrical and mechanical systems. It is suitable for those working in the automotive service and repair industry at the forefront of the implementation of new technologies. Due to the level of ability required, the qualification assumes prior knowledge or experience in automotive mechanics.
Possible job titles include:
- Advanced diagnostic technician
- Automotive system designer
How will I Be Assessed?
Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will be conducted.
- Electrical and electronic faults in braking systems
- Electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems
- Electrical and electronic faults in transmission and driveline systems
- Braking system faults
- Light vehicle steering and suspension system faults
- Light vehicle engine and fuel system faults
- Light vehicle driveline system faults
- Estimate and calculate costs to repair, maintain or modify a vehicle
To commence this qualification, you’re required to have completed:
- AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency
- Year 10 or equivalent with sound achievement in Maths and English (IELTS Score 5.5 or above)
- Minimum age of 18 years at time of enrolment
- Course Duration: 52 weeks
- This course is scheduled for 20 hours per week
- Intakes: January, April, July and October
After achieving AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology, candidates may undertake further training; pathways from this qualification may lead to a relevant Advanced Diploma qualification.