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Monday22 January 2018

AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis


Course Description
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform advanced diagnostic operations in the automotive retail, service and repair environment.

On successful completion of this course the students would be awarded AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis which is a nationally recognised qualification. This could help students gain entry into career paths or further education in the field of automotive industry.

Modes of Delivery
The method of delivery includes classroom based theory and practical training sessions. A simulated workplace environment is created through individual and group activities and practical tasks in both delivery and assessment where students will be facilitated to develop skills and knowledge to fulfill the requirements for each competency unit and its elements.

Assessment processes cover a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate competency and will integrate knowledge and skills with their practical application. All Assessments of units of competence will be conducted according to the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the official Training Package for this qualification.

Students will be required to perform in a range of areas including and not limited to: Short Answer Test, Case Study, Presentation, Practical Demonstration, Computer based activities and Written Examinations etc.

Course Length
This course will be delivered over a 17 week period of full time study (including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and break).

Entry Requirements
Those undertaking AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis are required to have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

EAA has determined that for the purposes of entry to this qualification students would generally be expected to have completed Year 12 VCE or its overseas equivalent.

Eligibility requirements - International students
Age requirements

For international students EAA has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course. In relation to this qualification it would be quite unexpected for any student local or international to be under 18 years of age.

English Language
All international students should be able to meet the English requirements as required under the assessment level of the student by Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

EAA accepts the results from International Language Test Score (IELTS), PTE Academic English or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as below:

IELTS (Academic English)      TOEFL (Paper Based)       TOEFL (Internet Based)      PTE Academic
Overall band score of 5.5                       527                                     46                                42

Applicants whose English results falls below above score will need to enrol in an English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS).  Arrangements will be made for the student to complete the ELICOS course with one of our associate providers at the student’s expense.


Tuition Fee:                   $4,000

Admission Fee              $250

Resources:                    $1,200

Overseas student Health cover (OSHC)/year (These prices are determined by the Insurance Provider and may be subject to change)

Single                             $408
Family                            $3501

Eligibility requirements - Domestic students
English Language
The applicant must have sufficient proficiency in English to be able to work successfully in a highly communicative environment.

Fee - Domestic full fee paying students
Tuition Fee:                        $4,000

Application Fee:                  $250

Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers
Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) by providing evidence that they have the required skills and knowledge in the specific areas of competency through work /industry experience and/or completed eligible assessments in an equivalent or higher qualification.

Appropriate credit transfer may be granted to eligible students against each unit of competency on evidence to successful completion of the same unit in an equivalent or higher nationally endorsed qualification.

Students with credit transfers will finish the course in a shorter duration and are advised to consult appropriate authorities/bodies for applicable criteria if they are planning further study or stay in Australia.

Educational Pathways
Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50112 Diploma of Automotive Management, AUR50212 Diploma in Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Career Opportunities
The AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis qualification provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • automotive lead or master technician
  • automotive technical adviser.

Units of Competence
To be awarded the AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, competency must be achieved in ten (10) units of competency.

  • one (1) core unit of competency
  • nine (9) elective units of competency,

Students may apply for exemption for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency. Please refer details under Skill Recognition/Credit Transfers.

Core Units

AURTTA4021 Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults

Elective Units

AURAEA4004 Manage environmental compliance in an automotive workplace.

AURLTB4004 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems

AURLTD4009 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems

AURETR4037 Diagnose complex electrical and electronic faults in light vehicle safety systems

AURLTX4004 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems

AURTTR4001 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems

AURTTA4025 Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems

BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information

AURLTE4004 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines

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