AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify automotive electrical and mechanical systems. It is suitable for those working in the automotive service and repair industry at the forefront of the implementation of new technologies.

Course code AUR50216
Start date Please keep checking the website for regular updates.
Delivery mode This qualification will be delivered in the workplace and will be completed within 6 months.Delivery will be face to face combined with industry assessments. Sessions will consist of workplace visits, demonstration discussions and written assessments. Students will be implementing skills acquired on the course and be assessed in a holistic manner in the workplace. Theory sessions and practical observations are structured to meet this course essential outcomes of competency and employability skills.
Duration
  • Apprenticeship: 6 months
  • Domestic: 44 weeks
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RTO requirements

Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and oral English skills. You will be required to complete a Pre-training and Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment.

Applicants are required to attend a selection interview as part of the enrolment process.

Training Package

Those undertaking the Diploma of Automotive Technology are required to have completed AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

The duration of the course will be 6 months as the entry requirement for the course is AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling. In turn, these Certificate IV qualifications require the student to hold an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification, therefore students undertaking this qualification will have a proven history of study in the sector

 

  • Domestic: 36 weeks

 

** Please note: duration in weeks may vary dependent upon the amount of contact days per week.

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Pathways into the qualification

Those undertaking the Diploma of Automotive Technology are required to have completed AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to a relevant Advanced Diploma qualification.

Employment or occupational pathway

The Diploma of Automotive Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who are performing advanced diagnosis and design tasks in the automotive industry.
Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • advanced diagnostic technician
  • automotive system designer

Formative and summative (final) assessments are given to test the essential knowledge and practical skills of learners.

Assessment is through:
Formative Assessment – evidence is gathered through a range of workplace based learning activities, and independent assessment activities that students can complete at their own pace, these assessments are then submitted to the trainer/assessor for discussions, self-assessment and peer assessments supervised by workplace supervisor are also included.

Summative Practical Assessments – practical assessment activities has been applied for each unit and evidence is gathered by the assessor using observation checklists with additional questioning to confirm knowledge observation checklists with additional questioning to confirm knowledge:

  • Workplace projects Assessment evidence that is produced must draw from workplace situations and workplace standards
  • This includes third party reports

Written theory assessment is to be completed for each unit that is also submitted as evidence to support competence within the unit requirements.

You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification.

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Credit Transfer

Please note: dates are subject to change due to holidays and availability.

If dates provided do not suit, please contact us at 13 13 89 or +61 3 9450 0500 via phone, or through our contact page, as we will accommodate dates to suit students needs.

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Unit Code Unit Name
Core
AURAFA007 Develop and document specifications and procedures
Electives
AURETA001 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in electronic over hydraulic systems
AURETA002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in body management systems
AURETA005 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in theft-deterrent systems
AURETB002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in dynamic control management systems
AURETE001 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems
AURETR034 Develop and apply electrical system modifications
AURETX001 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in driveline management systems
AURLTB002 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems
AURLTD007 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems
AURLTE003 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle engine and fuel systems
AURLTQ003 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems

** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.

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