This qualification reflects the role of individuals who diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify vehicle systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
CRICOS code: 095324E
This course is delivered over 26 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time at the Skills Institute Australia training facility. This includes three weeks holidays.
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This qualification is delivered face-to-face in the classroom and in the fully-equipped workshop at our Campus.
All students must be at least 18 years of age.
- Satisfactory completion of year 12 or equivalent
- Overseas students require a language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
Those undertaking the Diploma of Automotive Technology must have completed an automotive Certificate IV qualification in one of the following disciplines, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.
- AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
- AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling
To complete this course, it is expected that you will have access to:
- A computer with Windows XP or higher
- DVD-ROM drive
- Media Player
These facilities are available on campus.
All of the learning materials and test books required to complete this course will be provided.
In order to receive this qualification, twelve units must be completed satisfactorily, including one core unit and eleven elective units.
|AURAFA007||Develop and document specifications and procedures|
|AURAFA006||Conduct research and present technical reports|
|AURAMA005||Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace|
|AURETA002||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in body management 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|
|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|
|AURTNA001||Estimate and quote automotive vehicle or machinery modifications|
|AURTTA022||Develop and apply mechanical system modifications|
This course provides participants with the skills to obtain the occupational position across various industrial sectors. Job roles and titles vary across these different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- senior diagnosis technician
Individuals who successfully complete the Diploma of Automotive Technology may go on to study engineering.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students who have completed any of the units of study or have practical experience that may be used for recognition of prior learning must contact Skills Institute Australia prior to enrolment.
As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the duration of the course until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.
Assessment tasks may include
- Written questions and answers
- Case study analysis
- Observation of the learner
- Written and oral questioning
- Written reports
- Simulated role play
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