AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis


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Course Details
Qualification code & title AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
CRICOS code 110125E
Qualification Description This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service, and repair industry.
Requirements To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

Total number of units = 10

  • 1 Core units
  • 9 elective units
Learner characteristics and target group The target group for this course will be international students wanting to gain the Certificate IV in Mechanical Diagnosis. Mid City College will enrol a broad range of students from a variety of backgrounds and with varying career and educational ambitions and objectives.

This qualification is suited to the needs of individuals who possess AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology or have skills and knowledge within automotive industry that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.

Delivery Mode Face to face classroom theory and practical sessions
Delivery site This program is delivered at the Mid City College campus located at:

Suite 4, Level 3, 15 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601

The automotive workshop facility is located at:

12 Purdue Street, Belconnen ACT 2617

Course duration 26 weeks.

This qualification will be delivered over 24 weeks of training and assessment and a total 2 weeks of term breaks.

Entry Requirements There are no specific entry requirements as per the qualification details or training package. International students entering this course at Mid City College must meet the following entry requirements:

Age requirements

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

Academic Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or an international secondary school year which is equivalent to Australian Year 12) with satisfactory results OR Successful completion of an Australian qualification of AQF level 4. An educational achievement that is greater than any of these is also suitable.

Those undertaking the Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis MUST have completed AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency

English Language Requirements

To enter this qualification, applicants must also meet English Language Requirements – IELTS overall score of 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or PTE Academic 42 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • Minimum five (5) years of study in English in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Britain, America, or Ireland.
  • Successfully completion of an English Placement test.
  • Completed a recognized ELICOS program and achieved an English Proficiency level of upper intermediate or equivalent.

Those undertaking the Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis MUST have completed AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

Pathways Pathways for Students

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program.

After achieving the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, candidates may choose to undertake AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Employment Pathway

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Automotive Heavy Vehicle Master Technician
  • Automotive Master Technician
  • Automotive Mechanical Overhaul Technician
  • Performance Vehicle Technician
Course credit Credit and/or RPL can be provided for those with existing skills and knowledge allowing such students to complete the course in a shorter timeframe.
Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Title Core/ Elective
AURTTA021 Diagnose complex system faults Core
AURETR037 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems Elective
AURLTB104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems Elective
AURLTD109 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems Elective
AURLTE104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines Elective
AURLTX104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline Elective
AURTTA125 Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems Elective
AURTTR101 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems Elective
AURAMA005 Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace Elective
AURAEA004 Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Elective
Facilities and Equipment

The following facilities, equipment, and resources will be used to deliver and assess this qualification:

  • Training rooms, including desks, chairs, whiteboard, and overhead projector
  • Fully functional Automotive workshop
  • Computers with Microsoft Office and access to the Internet.
  • Learning and assessment materials.
Assessment

Assessment materials comprise of:

  • Assessor Marking Guide and Assessment Mapping
  • Student Assessment Tasks
  • Other supporting documents