What will I learn?

This qualification will enable you to diagnose, analyse and evaluate faults in vehicle sub systems. You will develop your skills in researching and presenting technical reports.

You will learn in varying environments from lectures, practical demonstrations through to experiencing servicing and repairing vehicles in both a simulated and automotive work placement program.

Modes of Study

This course requires face to face classroom study and compulsory work placement (arranged by Kangan Institute) of 200 hours.

Major Study Areas

  • Mechanical and Electrical systems, maintenance, service and repair .
  • Automotive diagnostics, analysis and evaluation of fault identification and rectification
  • Researching and presenting technical reports

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Workshop supervisor
  • Motor mechanic
  • Skilled tradesperson in automotive



Study options

Full Time (0.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$8,400.00 (US$ 6,469) per year
Tuition Fee (Term): AUD $4,200 Annual Amenities Fee: AUD $200

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

12 July 2021, 4 October 2021


Docklands campus

1 Batmans Hill Drive,




3008, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher

English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognised equivalency; TOEFL Internet Based (iBT): Test score (no section score less than) 55 (Listening 9, Speaking 16, Reading 10, Writing 18); Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score (no section score less than) 42-49 (40); Cambridge English – Advanced (CAE): Overall CAE score (no band less than) 162 (154).

Successful completion of Certificate IV in Mechanical Diagnosis

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Kangan Institute

Kangan Institute’s strong industry connections are aligned with the programmes taught in each of its classrooms.

  • Has five campuses across Melbourne
  • Offers pathways to university degrees
  • Dedicated English Language Centre located in Docklands
  • Extensive student support and assistance