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Monday22 January 2018

AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology


Course Description
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.

On successful completion of this course the students would be awarded AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology 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 35 week period of full time study (including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and break).

Entry Requirements
Those undertaking the AUR50212 Diploma of Automotive Technology are required to have completed AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling 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:                   $5,000

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:                        $5,000

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 may lead to a relevant Advanced Diploma qualification.

Career Opportunities
The AUR50212 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.

Units of Competence
To be awarded the AUR50212 Diploma of Automotive Technology, competency must be achieved in twelve (12) units of competency.

  • one (1) core unit of competency
  • eleven (11) 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

AURAFA5007 Develop and document specifications and procedures

Elective Units

AURETA5002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in safety systems

AURETD5002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in stability, steering and suspension systems

AURETE5001 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems

AURETR5033 Develop and apply electronic systems modification

AURTTA5022 Develop and apply mechanical system modifications

AURLTD5007 Analyse and evaluate light vehicle steering and suspension system faults

AURLTE5003 Analyse and evaluate light vehicle engine and fuel system faults

MSAENV472B Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

AURETB5002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in braking systems

AURLTQ5003 Analyse and evaluate light vehicle driveline system faults

AURAFA5006 Prepare technical reports

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