Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling

Location

Milton

Length

57 weeks

Cricos Code

091680F

Course Code

AUR40816

Brisbane’s leading provider of Automotive training!

If you’re a hands-on sort of person who enjoys working in a garage, are curious to know what’s under the bonnet, an automotive course could be just what you’re looking for.

Intech Institute has one of the best purpose-built workshops resembling a real-world working environment in Brisbane, just like working in a garage. This means that the students get hands-on experience making them ready for great motor vehicle mechanic jobs.

Students are given the opportunity to work on problematic vehicles of different makes, identify the issues and fix it! We fine tune our courses to ensure that students graduate with the right skills that employers seek. Our students also get the opportunity for work placements with major second-hand retailers and garages in the area.

In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $54,300 per year.

Course Overview

This course is intended to develop existing skills and knowledge in automotive mechanics repair and troubleshooting sector to an advanced level. Qualified automotive technicians or certificate III holders will learn and practice performing advanced repair and troubleshooting in the automotive industry.

Entry requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry, Although, It is highly recommended that the student have:

  • have satisfactory numeracy and literacy capabilities
  • are mature age (over 18 years at the time of commencement) and
  • have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake this course.
  • Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling are required to have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification.

 

What you'll learn

What you’ll learn:

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 10 units

  • 1 core units
  • 9 elective units

Mandatory Units

AURTTA021 – Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults

Suggested Elective Units:

AURTTE005 Overhaul engines
AURTTD005 Overhaul steering system components
AURTTF003 Overhaul diesel fuel injection system components
AURTTM008 Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTQ004  Overhaul final drive assemblies
AURTTX007 Overhaul clutch assemblies
AURTTX008 Overhaul manual transmissions
AURTTX009 Overhaul automatic transmissions
AURTTM009 Fit sleeves and bore and hone engine cylinders

Teaching and assessment

Timetable: Monday- Friday, Work placement optional (The timetable for future intakes may differ to the current schedule.)

Delivery Method: is a combination classroom delivery (face-to-face) and industry placement (optional). Competencies will be assessed by theory tests, practical tasks and project work. You’ll also produce a portfolio of work.

Delivery Location: Course is delivered on-site at our Brisbane Campus: 21 Parkview Street, Milton, QLD.

Resources provided: Student will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit, Safety boots and Intech T-shirt on the induction day. We also recommend that the students wear protective clothing, safety glasses suited to the automotive industry.

Work Placements:

Students are encouraged to seek industry workplace experience to gain the maximum benefit from the course. The greater the practice of skills, the higher the skill levels the student will achieve and the more likely the student will not only meet but exceed the learning outcomes. InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – conditions apply.

RPL

Have trade skills and work experience but no formal qualification?

Recognition of Prior Learning is a process of having your work experience and skills formally assessed for the purpose of gaining a nationally recognised and accredited qualification.

Fast track your studies and bridge the gaps in your skill set through the RPL. InTech offers you the chance to take all your experience and turn it into a Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling!!

For each unit, candidates will be given the option to demonstrate competency through a combination of any of the following:

  • A Portfolio of Evidence which includes:
    – Prior Qualifications (accredited and non-accredited)
    – Employment History (detailed, positions, performance, appraisals)
    – Work samples and other relevant documents (photos, videos, etc.)
    – References and testimonials from verifiable sources
    – Journals and publications
  • Practical testing in the workshop/classroom
  • Written/Verbal Testing

Apply for RPL or for Credit Transfer for discounted fees and reduced study duration.

Career Pathways

On successful completion of this course, a student can find employment as a qualified motor mechanic. This qualification prepares you to perform mechanical work in the automotive light vehicle service and repair industry.  You may find a career as an:

  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Light vehicle Mechanical Technician
  • Automotive Mechanical Overhaul Technician
  • Performance Vehicle Technician
  • Automotive Master Technician
Fees and funding

Fees:  AUD $10,000-no hidden fee

The  student tuition fees as published are subject to change annually given individual circumstances at enrolment and a number of other factors.

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full fee of a course upfront you might be eligible for a payment plan. This allows you to pay for your course either per semester or in monthly installments.

Intake Dates: There are 4 intake dates in a year: Jan-Feb, April-May, July & September-October

Fee reduction applies for: Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

How to apply

See our how to apply section for further guidance.

If you still need help, our student advisor provides first point of contact for student who have applied to Intech Institute. Our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the process of applying to us and the current status of your application.

Professional accreditation and recognition

On successful completion of this course including competence in all assessment requirements , you will be awarded the Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling.  This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check the www.training.gov.au.

Additional information

Pathways into the qualification:
Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed Certificate II, Cert III or other relevant automotive qualifications.

Further Progression: Students can progress onto a higher level course within the college. We offer AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology & AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management courses within the Automotive course programs.

Work Placements:

Students are encouraged to seek industry workplace experience to gain the maximum benefit from the course. The greater the practice of skills, the higher the skill levels the student will achieve and the more likely the student will not only meet but exceed the learning outcomes. InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – conditions apply.

What Kind Of Student Are You?

You're a local student if you are:
  • a citizen of Australia or New Zealand or
  • an Australian permanent resident
You're an international student if you are:
  • intending to study on a student visa, or
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • not an Australian permanent resident or
  • a temporary resident of Australia
You're a working professional if you are:
  • currently working in Australia or Internationally
  • able to provide sufficient work evidence to obtain a qualification
  • willing to expand your future job prospects

If you're unsure please contact us at admissions@intech.edu.au