CRICOS CODE 091703D
AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify light vehicle systems in the automotive service and repair industry.
While there are no entry requirements defined in the training package, the RTO requires the following criteria to be met:
- Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement
- Successfully completed Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or demonstrated equivalency
- IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or its equivalent.
- Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
This course will be delivered over 35 weeks of full time study including 5 weeks of holidays and breaks.
It is expected that the program would be of less duration for students who have completed components that can be identified by the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), and/or Credit Transfer.
Candidates who are 18 years and above, (including maturely aged clients) who have completed AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or demonstrated equivalency and wish to further develop their skills in diagnostic, analysis, evaluate, design and modify light vehicle systems.
PATHWAYS INTO THE QUALIFICATION
Individuals may enter to this qualification after successfully completing AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or demonstrated equivalency.
PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION
After achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to bachelor qualifications within the automotive technology area.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as an as mechanical technician with advanced knowledge or a system designer within the automotive industry. Possible job title includes;
- advanced diagnostic technician
- automotive system designer
Training is based on face-to-face classroom delivery including interactive classroom teaching, practical activities and tutorials. Practical activities are conducted in a simulated automotive workshop within the RTO premises.
51 Brady Street, South Melbourne
Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed. Students will be required to perform in a range of assessment tasks including and not limited to: Knowledge Test, Written Assignment, Practical Observation / Demonstration.
The recognition of prior learning (RPL) pathway is appropriate for candidates who have previously attained skills and knowledge from outside the formal education and training system and which includes work and life experience.
Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.
Students may apply for RPL or Credit transfers for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.
UNIT OF COMPETENCY
To attain this qualification, 12 units must be completed, consisting of 1 core unit and 11 elective units.
|Develop and document specifications and procedures
|Conduct research and present technical reports
|Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in body management systems
|Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in dynamic control management systems
|Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems
|Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in driveline management systems
|Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems
|Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems
|Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle engine and fuel systems
|Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems
|Develop and apply mechanical system modifications
|Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices