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.
The latest release of the qualification and packaging rules can be found at the following link:
Who should apply for this course and why?
This course is targeted at international students who are:
- Seeking to pursue a career in automotive mechanical diagnosis
- Seeking to enter a new industry sector
- Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications
Completing this course may provide you with employment or learning opportunities. Potential employment options are in automotive mechanical diagnosis roles. Further education pathways may include in the AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology.
What can I expect?
The following units are included in this course and all are required for the award of the qualification. Students who only complete some units will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for units successfully completed.
|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|
|AURLTE105||Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle diesel engines systems||Elective|
|AURLTX104||Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems||Elective|
|AURTTA125||Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems||Elective|
|AURTTR101||Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems||Elective|
|AURAEA004||Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||Elective|
Training and assessment information
This course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom-based setting, as well as in an automotive workshop and through a work placement.
The timetable for this course will be advised in your Offer Letter and Student Agreement.
You are required to attend classes for 20 hours per week for 24 study weeks (2 terms of 12 weeks each). Holiday breaks are as indicated in your timetable.
You will participate in both classroom and practical training in the automotive workshop.
In addition, you will also need to complete approximately 2 hours of additional, unsupervised study per week including general reading and research for assessments.
The work placement component is a total of 180 hours which will be completed in Term 2. The work placement will be completed in an approved automotive workshop and we will assist you to find a work placement or you can find your own. Your work placement will be discussed in detail with you once you start your course.
You will also need to complete assessments for this course which may include:
- Written questions
At the beginning of each unit, your trainer and assessor will outline the assessment tasks that must be completed.
Your classes will be conducted in modern classrooms and you will be able to access Wi-Fi. There are also areas for you to relax, as well as conduct additional study.
You will be provided with learning materials relevant to each unit in your course. Textbooks are also available onsite for you to use and borrow if you wish.
Course progress and attendance
Satisfactory course progress and attendance is very important in order to meet visa requirements. Please read the International Student Handbook carefully for more information. You will also be provided with further information about course progress and attendance requirements at your orientation.
We offer the following in relation to support and welfare.
- one-to-one support from the trainer/assessor
- support with personal issues
- access to additional learning resources
- reasonable adjustment in assessment
- social events
- information about external sources of support.
You may not have studied for a while, may have English as a second language or need additional assistance with literacy or numeracy.
We will identify any additional support needs you may have at the time of application and enrolment and may prepare a Student Support Plan for you based on those needs.