AUR40216 – Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis


National Code: AUR40216

Cricos Code: 102672M

Mode Of Delivery: Face to Face

Duration: 26 Weeks

Tuition Fee: $10,750

Enrolment Fee: $250

Material Fee: $1,000

Course Description:

The AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis reflects the role of individuals who perform advanced diagnostic tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Qualifications Pathway:

After successfully AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, students may apply for:

  • AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management
    Course Mode, Delivery and Duration:

    This course is delivered in a structured classroom. The program will be delivered over 26 weeks (holiday inclusive) with 20 contact hours per week which includes theory education in the classroom and practical training in the fully equipped workshop facility in accordance with a structured approach which meets the requirements of the qualification.


    Besides the above structured learning, students are advised to do appropriately 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

    Intake Dates

    7th September 2020

    5th October 2020

    2nd November 2020

    7th December 2020

    1st February 2021

    1st March 2021

    5th April 2021

    3rd May 2021

    7th June 2021

    5th July 2021

    2nd August 2021

    6th September 2021

    4th October 2021

    1st November 2021

    6 December 2021

    Employment Opportunity

    Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:

    • Automotive Technical Adviser
    • Master Technician
    Entry Requirements
      • Must be of a minimum age of 18+ at the time of course commencement.
      • Satisfactorily complete a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
      • Have completed an automotive mechanical certificate III qualification, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency; and
      • A satisfactory English Proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Applicants may also demonstrate the English proficiency by successfully completing an online ACSF LLN test and demonstrate competence as working at 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission)
      • Documentation according to Department of Home Affairs requirements.

      Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    Relates to the learning achieved outside the formal education and training system. It is an assessment process that assesses the individual’s non-formal and informal learning. This may include any combination of formal or informal training and education, work experience or general life experience to determine the extent to which that individual has achieved the required learning outcomes, competency outcomes, or standards for entry to, and/or partial or total completion of, a qualification.

    To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications.

    Applications for RPL must be made prior to the commencement of the course – please speak with the Student Support Officer if you wish to apply. There is a fee for consideration of RPL applications.

    Credit Transfer (CT)

    If you have previously completed a unit with the same unit code or unit title as in your new course, you may be eligible for a credit transfer and you may not have to repeat that unit. You will need to complete a credit transfer application form, and provide a certified copy of the transcript of statement of attainment. There is a fee for this process. Applications for credit transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.

    Learning Assessment and Strategy

    The following assessment methods (not limited to) may be used to assess the students:

    • Written and oral questions
    • Presentations
    • Projects/Reports
    • Case Study/Scenarios
    • Third party reports
    • Observation / Roleplay (Stimulated workshop)

    These will give you maximum opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding about the course. A fully equipped Computer Lab and free internet access available at the campus.

    Units of Competency

    Core Units 1


    AURTTA021 Diagnose complex system faults

    Elective Units 9

    AURETR028 Diagnose and repair instruments and warning systems

    AURETR037 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems

    AURLTB004 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems

    AURLTD009 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems

    AURLTE004 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines

    AURTTA025 Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems

    AURLTX004 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle automatic transmission and driveline systems

    AURLTE005 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle diesel engines

    AURTTR001 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems

    AURATA005 Estimate and quote automotive mechanical and electrical repairs