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What will I learn?

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

This course is designed for international students who will be involved in classroom training in a full time capacity to gain the qualification. These students may come from different countries and cultural backgrounds and must hold a valid student visa.


AAIC will deliver this qualification over a 26-week period. This will consist of scheduled 24 student Contact Hours (SCH) per week for 22 weeks (528 hours) allowing for 4 week breaks. This takes into account Public holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter, and School holiday breaks. Students will be required to undergo 192 hours of work placement as arranged by AAIC in order to gain the qualification.

Delivery Methods

This program is delivered through class room based face-to-face training, including simulated individual or group exercises in theory classes, practical sessions are delivered in the automotive workshop facilities and work placement is within industry. The trainer will provide any additional learning material where gaps are identified in either the student’s underpinning knowledge or the training resources.

Assessment Methods

Student will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit. Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery or as advised by the trainer. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the student either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.

The assessment process may include:

  • Written Assessment
  • Practical Task
  • Observation of performance
  • Project
  • Assignment
  • Work Placement /Third Party Report

Employment Pathway

Students are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program. Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Automotive Electrician
  • Automotive Electrical Master Technician, Automotive Electrical Workshop Manager/Service Manager, Automotive Electrical Workshop Technical Service Advisor, Automotive Electrical Technician.

(AAIC does not guarantee an employment outcome, licence, or accreditation at the completion of this qualification).



Study options

Full Time (26 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$6,000.00 (3,30,033) per year
Tuition Fee: AUD $6,000 for the entire course; One Time Application Fees: AUD $250 (Non-Refundable); Text Books & Material Fees $0; Single Overseas Student Health Cover $ 550 per Annum Approximately; Family Overseas Student Health Cover $ 5000 per Annum Approximately.
Start date

To be confirmed


Australian Adelaide International College

Level 1, 135 Pirie Street,


South Australia,

5000, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Entry into this program requires International Students to fulfil requirements as listed below:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Must have complete AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology.
  • Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS score or equivalent as per the following:

a. TOEFL iBT 46
b. PTE Academic 42
c. OET: B for each test component
e. Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 162