Diploma of Automotive Technology
Course Code: AUR50216
Criscos Code: 092624F
Duration: 26 wks (including holidays)
Location: West Footscray, Hobart
Intake Dates: Jan, April, July & Oct (* Monthly intake available for onshore students )
Tuition Fees: $7,150
Application Fee: $350
Students enrolled in Automotive qualification must use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the Automotive workshop. PPE can be purchased from the college with an additional cost. Students have an option to source their own PPE.
Diploma of Automotive Technology reflects the role of individuals who diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify vehicle systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
Possible job outcomes targeted by this qualification include:
- Advanced diagnostic technician
- Automotive system designer
- 18 years or older
- IELTS 5.5 or higher; or completion of any equivalent ELICOS program
- Satisfactorily completed the equivalent Australian year 12
- 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
Delivery is on campus. It includes face to face delivery in the classroom with tutorials and practicals delivered in Automotive Workshops, where students have the opportunity for hands on learning.
It includes a minimum of 20 hours per week (face-to-face class) and may include evening and weekend timetables. The breakdown of 20 hours is 16 hours (2 days per week) and 4 hours (1 day per week) is face to face.
Assessment methods are flexible, valid, reliable and fair.
Assessment strategies include:
• Questions and answers
• Observation of demonstration
• Role Play
• Scenario Analysis
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to a relevant Advanced Diploma qualification.
To be awarded the Diploma of Automotive Technology, participants must complete 12 units in total including 1 Core unit and 11 Elective units.
|Unit Code ||Unit Name ||Elective or Core |
|AURAFA007 ||Develop and document specifications and procedures ||C |
|AURAFA106 ||Conduct research and present technical reports ||E |
|AURLTB002 ||Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems ||E |
|AURLTD007 ||Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems ||E |
|AURLTE003 ||Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle engine and fuel systems ||E |
|AURTNA001 ||Estimate and quote automotive vehicle or machinery modifications ||E |
|AURETE001 ||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems ||E |
|MSMENV672 ||Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability ||E |
|AURETB002 ||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in dynamic control management systems ||E |
|AURLTQ003 ||Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems ||E |
|MSMENV472 ||Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices ||E |
|AURETA004 ||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in convenience and entertainment system ||E |
Central Australian College is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment in compliance with the Standards of Registered Training Organisations (SRTO), and for the issuance of the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) certification documentation.
Fees may change during your course of study. CAC reserves the right to discontinue or alter any course date, tuition or service fee, location, timetable or staffing without prior notice. This will constitute a provider default and all tuition fees will be handled in accordance with Central Australian College’s Refund Policy. Interest will not be credited to Student Fees or disbursements and therefore no interest will be recovered by students in the event of cancellation.
Students must maintain valid Overseas Student Health Care insurance throughout their enrollment.