AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Vocational Training Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 102206D

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform advanced diagnostic tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

Job Roles/Employment Outcomes

This qualification is intended to prepare individuals or to develop existing skills for performing mechanical technology service and repair tasks in the automotive industry. Job outcomes related to this qualification include:

• Automotive Master Technician

• Automotive Technical Advisor

Course Delivery and Assessment Methods

Delivery is conducted on campus and includes face to face teaching in classroom with tutorials and practicals delivered in Automotive Workshops, where students have the opportunity for hands on learning.

Assessments comprise of written questions, observation of demonstrations, project work, report, documentation etc.


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

Course Structure

A total of 10 Units (1 core and 9 electives) must be completed and deemed competent to achieve the qualification AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Tuition Fee: 9,000; Material Fee: 750; Enrolment Fee: 250 To suit the client/individual 34 weeks
Read more34 weeks, including 30 study weeks and 4 weeks of holidays

Full time
Vocational Training Institute
Level 3, 190 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

There are no entry requirements specified in the training package.

Vocational Training Institute (VTI) requires following criteria to be met:

Age and Academic Requirements

18 years or above at the time of course commencement.

Successfully completed Australian year 12 or equivalent.

Must have completed a AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology or equivalent.

English Requirements

Students, applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

IELTS level of at least 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more than 2 years old) or the successful completion of at least General English Upper Intermediate or English for Academic Purposes Upper Intermediate level.


Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States.


Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.


Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 (countries) without the required IELTS score must undertake VTI’s English Placement Test.


Vocational Training Institute
Level 3, 190 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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