AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Education Access Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091656F

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform advanced diagnostic tasks on light vehicles in the automotive service and repair industry.

Target Group

Candidates who are 18 years and above, (including mature aged clients) who have automotive Certificate III qualification or demonstrated equivalency and wish to further develop their advanced diagnostic and technical skills.

Course Duration:This course will be delivered over 40 weeks of full time study including 4 weeks of holidays and breaks.

Pathways from the Qualification

After achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications within the training package.

Career Opportunities

This qualification provides a pathway to work as an as mechanical technician with advanced knowledge within the automotive industry. Possible job titles include:

  • Automotive lead or master technician
  • Automotive technical advisor

Unit of Competence

To attain this qualification, 10 units must be completed, consisting of 1 core unit and 9 elective units.


Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed. Students will be required to perform in a range of assessment tasks including and not limited to: Knowledge Test, Written Assignment, Practical Observation / Demonstration.


The recognition of prior learning (RPL) pathway is appropriate for candidates who have previously attained skills and knowledge from outside the formal education and training system and which includes work and life experience.

Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.

Students may apply for RPL or Credit transfers for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee: 4,000; Material Fee: 300 11 Jul 2022
03 Oct 2022
40 weeks
Full time
Education Access Australia
51 Brady Street
Melbourne Victoria 3205

Entry criteria

Applicants must be minimum 18 years of age at the time of commencement
Completed automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification or demonstrated equivalency
IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or its equivalent.

Note: Alternatively, students may demonstrate their Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirement through an EAA LLN assessment test.

Pathways into the Qualification

Individuals may enter to this qualification after successfully completing the automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification or demonstrated equivalency.


Education Access Australia
51 Brady Street
Melbourne Victoria 3205
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