What will I learn?

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

International students will have the opportunity to complete the program on campus through practical training and assessment and on-the-job placements.

Opportunity exists for 18-month post-study work visa. This makes the student job-ready.

Existing workers currently employed in the industry may be eligible to complete the program through:

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students will develop skills to diagnose, analyse and evaluate faults in different light vehicle systems including brakes, steering and suspension, engine and fuel, transmissions and drivelines. They will also learn how to document specifications and procedures and research and present reports from their analyses.

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND RULES

To be awarded the Diploma of Automotive Technology, the following units of competency must be achieved.

CORE UNITS:

  • AURAFA007 Develop and document specifications and procedures

PLUS ELECTIVE UNITS:

  • AURAFA006 Conduct research and present technical reports
  • AURETA004 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in convenience and entertainment systems
  • AURLTB002 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems
  • AURLTD007 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems
  • AURLTE003 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle engine and fuel systems
  • AURLTQ003 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems
  • AURETB002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in dynamic control management systems
  • AURETA002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in body management systems
  • AURVTN134 Evaluate vehicle body repair materials, equipment and work processes
  • AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
  • AURTTR001 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems

Potential Career Pathways:

  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Light vehicle Mechanical Technician
  • Advanced Diagnostic Technician

CRICOS

091701F

Study options

Full Time (64 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $10,000 for the entire course (includes PPE, training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)
Start date

January 2022, April 2022, July 2022, September 2022

Venue

Sydney Campus

251 Milperra Road,

REVESBY,

New South Wales,

2212, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (64 weeks)

Tuition fees
AUD $10,000 for the entire course (includes PPE, training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)
Start date

January 2022, April 2022, July 2022, September 2022

Venue

InTech Institute of Technology

Brisbane Campus,

21 Parkview Street,

MILTON,

Queensland,

4064, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Those undertaking the Diploma of Automotive Technology must have completed an automotive Certificate IV qualification in one of the following disciplines, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency:

  • AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
  • AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling

An English Language proficiency level of one of the following:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 (academic test version) or;
  • TOEFL PBT score of 530 or;
  • TOEFL CBT score of 197 or;
  • TOEFL IBT overall score 71 ( No band less than 70) or;
  • equivalent internationally recognised exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs.
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