AUR50116 – Diploma Of Automotive Management

Course Overview

The AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management enhances the leadership and management skills and knowledge of industry professionals  in the automotive industry. It is suitable for entry into senior management roles in all sectors of the automotive industry.
Entry Requirements
Core Units
Elective Units
Intake Dates
Course Info
RPL & Credit Transfer

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements as per the qualification details or training package. Perspective students entering this course at Paragon Polytechnic must meet the following entry requirements:


Age requirements

Students must be a minimum age of 18 years or above at the time of course commencement.


Academic Requirements

Satisfactorily complete a minimum of year 12 or equivalent.


English Language Requirements

Applicants must provide evidence of completion of the International English Language Testing system (IELTS Test), either Academic (A) or General (G) band 6 overall, or its equivalent completed within 2 years from the application date.

  • The completion of IELTS Academic or General band 5.5 and 10 weeks of ELICOS
  • The completion of IELTS Academic or General band 5.0 and 20 weeks of ELICOS


International students who can prove one of the following criteria are not required to demonstrate their English entry requirements as listed above:

  • A minimum five (5) years of study in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, America, South Africa or Ireland.
  • Being a citizen of, and a passport issued by the United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, New Zealand or the Republic of Ireland.
  • Completed in Australia (within the past 2 years) in English a substantial component (at least 70%) of a qualification at AQF level 4 or higher.
  • Successfully completed in Australia (within the past 2 years) the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education in English.
  • Completed an ELICOS program from a CRICOS institution and achieved an upper intermediate English level or equivalent within 2 years from the application date or its equivalent.


International Student DHA requirements:

Applicants must also provide documentation according to Department of Home Affair (DHA) requirements. For further information on student visa assessment level and documentation, visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at:


Pre-training review

All learners will undertake a pre-training review to determine suitability for the course and student needs. The aim of the review is to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the course to the applicant, and relevant experience. The Pre-training review will also aim to identify any support needs and possible RPL opportunities.

Through the pre-training review, learners will demonstrate that they have the necessary skills to successfully complete the course.

Paragon Polytechnic will identify any such barriers presented by learners during the pre-training review and provide required support and reasonable adjustment where possible.


Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment

Learners may be required to complete an LLN assessment prior to the commencement of the course. – it is a diagnostic process to identify if a prospective student requires LLN support during study.


Hardware/Software requirements

Paragon Polytechnic will provide access to computers/laptops during classroom hours, however for learners to work on assessments tasks and self-study all learners are expected to have access to a laptop, computer or other device with Internet access at their own cost.

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


Physical requirements

Applicants will need to have physical attributes suitable for working in the automotive industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment including lifting and carrying heavy objects within scope of safe working practices.

Core Units

6 Units
Unit Code
Unit Title
Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace
Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplace
Manage budgets and financial plans
Manage people performance
Ensure a safe workplace

Elective units

6 Units
Unit Code
Unit Title
Manage quality customer service​
Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff​
Lead and manage team effectiveness​
Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan​
Develop teams and individuals​
Manage remuneration and employee benefits​

Intake Dates 2024

08th January

12nd February

08th April

13th May

08th July

12nd August

07th October

11th November

For further enquiries please enquire with our marketing team.

Qualification Pathways

After successfully AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management, students may apply for relevant Advanced Diploma qualification.

Course Info

Face-to-face delivery:

This program will be delivered in the classroom. Practical face-to-face training will be provided in an automotive workshop.

Delivery site:

Campus Delivery: Suite 2, Level 6, 250 Collins Street Melbourne 3000

Practical Kitchen: Unit 5, 60 Stubbs St, Kensington VIC 3031

Course duration:

The program will be delivered over 52 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.

RPL & Credit Transfer

Learners may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training (RPL- Recognition of Prior Learning, or Credit Transfer). The granting of course credit may affect course fees as well as the duration of the course.

This process is outlined in Paragon Polytechnic’s Student Admission and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

If students have previously completed a unit with the same unit code or unit title as in the student’s new course, students may request for a Credit Transfer and they may not have to repeat that unit. Students will need to complete a credit transfer application form and provide a certified copy of the transcript or of the statement of attainment displaying the unit of competency. There is a fee for this process. International students’ applications for credit transfer must be made prior to or at the beginning of the commencement of the course.

Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) if they can demonstrate that their work and life experiences match one or more of the units in which they have enrolled. They must be able to demonstrate that they have achieved the skills and knowledge equivalent to the learning outcomes of the unit/s. Evidence that demonstrates this achievement may be through a portfolio of evidence. Applications for RPL must be made prior to the commencement of the course – please enquire now if you wish to apply. There is a fee for consideration of RPL applications. For more information, refer to the Assessment Policy.

Why study this course?

Leadership Development​
The AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management equips you with essential leadership skills tailored for the automotive industry. Learn effective team management, strategic planning, and organisational leadership to advance your career into managerial roles.​
Industry-Relevant Knowledge​
Gain comprehensive knowledge of automotive business operations, including financial management, marketing strategies, and regulatory compliance. Acquire insights into industry trends and best practices to stay ahead in a dynamic automotive landscape.​
Career Advancement Opportunities​
Earning a Diploma of Automotive Management opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities within the automotive sector. Whether aspiring to manage a dealership, lead a service centre, or establish your own automotive business, this qualification provides the expertise and credentials needed.​
Job Roles

Potential job outcomes upon completion of this course:

Automotive System Designer

Advanced Diagnostic Technician

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Diploma of Automotive Management -Student

Course Information

Cricos Code:
Mode of Delivery:
Face to Face
52 Weeks (inc. holidays)
Tuition Fee:
Enrolment Fee:
Material Fee:
Next Intake:
August 2024

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