Diploma of Automotive Management


Brisbane (QLD), Sydney (NSW)


54 weeks

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The purpose and aim of this qualification is to offer learners working in the automotive industry the opportunity to develop, enhance and demonstrate their knowledge of management and to give them the opportunity to progress to senior levels of management within the automotive industry.

In Australia, students successfully graduating from this qualification may receive a median salary of approx. $51,800 per year.

Course Overview

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake leadership and management roles within the automotive industry. It is suitable for entry into senior management roles in all sectors of 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.
What you'll learn

To complete this qualification you will need to complete:

A total number of units: 12

  • 6 core units
  • 6 elective units

Core Units

AURAEA004 – Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURAMA005 – Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace
AURAMA006 – Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplace
BSBFIM501 – Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBMGT502 – Manage people performance
BSBWHS501 – Ensure a safe workplace

Suggested Elective Units:

BSBHRM405 – Support the Recruitment, Selection, and Induction of Staff
BSBLED401 – Develop Teams and Individuals
BSBWOR502 – Ensure team effectiveness
BSBCUS501 – Manage quality customer service
BSBADM502 – Manage Meetings
BSBMKG501 – Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

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.


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 Diploma of Automotive Management!!

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

The Diploma of Automotive Business Management is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing management roles in the automotive industry.

Potential Career Pathways:

  • business manager
  • automotive directorship
  • dealer principal
  • operations manager
  • sales manager
  • marketing manager
  • retail manager
  • parts manager
  • purchasing manager
  • automotive service manager
  • automotive aftermarket manager
  • automotive retail sales manager
  • automotive warehouse manager
  • automotive repair manager
Fees and funding

Fees:  AUD 10,000-no hidden fee

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

You may be eligible for Queensland Government funding under the User Choice Program. Find out now!

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

Payment Plan : We understand that students may find it difficult to pay the full tuition fee of a course upfront. Intech Institute of Technology’s tailored payment plan option allows students to pay your course fees either per semester or in monthly installments.

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

How to apply

Ready to get started?

Fill out an application above or see our How to Apply section for further guidance.

If you require assistance, our dedicated student advisors can help you with any questions you have about the application and enrolment process.

Students are advised to make an appointment to speak to a career counselor for advice on programs, learning pathways and career outcomes.

Professional accreditation and recognition

On successful completion of this course including competence in all assessment requirements , you will be awarded the Diploma of Automotive Management.  This qualification are 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 III, Cert IV o r other relevant automotive qualifications.

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