DIPLOMA OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY

COURSE CODE

AUR50216

CRICOS CODE

091701F

Duration

64 weeks

LOCATION

Brisbane (QLD), Sydney (NSW)

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify vehicle systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Domestic students can develop their skills through an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. This includes a mix of on and off-the-job training that will be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Contract of Training between the employer and apprentice.

International students will have the opportunity to complete the program on campus through practical training and assessment and on-the-job placements.
Opportunity exists for 18-month post-study work visa. This makes the student job-ready.

Existing workers currently employed in the industry may be eligible to complete the program through:

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

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
English and Language and Literacy Skills

International Students
English Language Proficiency – must demonstrate minimum language skills.
Other criteria is determined by the Australian Department of Home Affairs (i.e. satisfying Visa requirements)

Apprenticeships and Trainees
See the eligibility requirements under QLD Funded Programs.

On-the-Job Learners
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Access to workplaces with all the necessary learning resources

RPL Students
Demonstrate previous and/or current work history.
QLD Government Subsidised RPL and Gap Training (QLD residents only).

Skillset and Micro Courses
English and Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Attendance and work placement

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND RULES

To be awarded the Diploma of Automotive Technology, the following units of competency must be achieved.

 

CORE UNITS:

AURAFA007 Develop and document specifications and procedures


PLUS ELECTIVE UNITS:

AURAFA006 Conduct research and present technical reports
AURETA004 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in convenience and entertainment systems
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
AURLTQ003 Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems
AURETB002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in dynamic control management systems
AURETA002 Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in body management systems
AURVTN134 Evaluate vehicle body repair materials, equipment and work processes
AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURTTR001 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems

 

INTERNSHIP/ ON-THE-JOB WORK PLACEMENTS:

Students are encouraged to seek industry work placement to gain the maximum benefit from the course. This is an opportunity to not only apply and practice the skills acquired in a formal work environment, but to improve their capabilities. As a result, the student will not only meet but exceed their learning outcomes.

 InTech may assist in securing industry work placements – Conditions apply.

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
As a domestic student, you will attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required.

International Students
As an international student, you will attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops, Monday to Friday, on Intech campus. Compulsory 75% attendance is required under student visa conditions. InTech operates on a 10-week term. There are 4 terms per year. All classes are scheduled for 20 hours per week.

Apprenticeships and Trainees
See the eligibility requirements under QLD Funded Programs.

On-the-Job Learners
There are no class attendance requirements for on-the-job learners. All training and assessments are completed via work placement.

RPL Students
Attend workshops only if skills gaps identified.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Attend face-to-face classes and practical workshops at InTech campus.

Resources Provided
Students attending full-time classes will receive handouts/learning material relevant to each unit, safety boots and Intech t-shirt on induction day.
We recommend students wear personal protective equipment suited to the automotive and engineering industry.

On induction /orientation day, students will receive:

  • Overview of each unit of competency
  • Methods of assessment
  • Student handbook
  • Training plan and schedule
  • Internship details and journal
  • Job placement logbooks
  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) overview
  • Work placement support

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. InTech offers you the chance to transfer your skills and experience and turn it into a Diploma of Automotive Technology!

Candidates can demonstrate their skills through a combination of:

  • Portfolio of Evidence
    • Prior qualification (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 or classroom (if necessary)
  • Written/verbal testing (if necessary)

Apply for RPL or Credit Transfer today!

Potential Career Pathways:

  • Automotive Mechanic
  • Light vehicle Mechanical Technician
  • Advanced Diagnostic Technician

Domestic Students (Full-Time)
$6 000.00 (includes PPE, training and assessment resources)

International Students
$10 000.00 (includes PPE, training and assessment resources; excludes OSHC, visa fees, accommodation)

InTech has Automotive Packaged Courses available with discounted fees. See packages on offer here.

On the Job Learners
Please contact us for a quote.

RPL Students
Please contact us for a quote.

Skillset and Micro Courses
Please contact us for a quote.

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.

Fee reduction applies for
Credit Transfer, RPL or Government Funding

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.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with the Diploma of Automotive Technology. This qualification is nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Check www.training.gov.au

University Pathway: Students may continue further study in university.