Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Kangan Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091651M

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills.

This automotive diagnostics course enables participants to enter employment in a senior, supervisory, or managerial role within the automotive and repair industry.

Modes of Study

This course requires face to face classroom study and compulsory work placement (arranged by Kangan Institute) of 200 hours.

Major Study Areas

  • Mechanical and electrical systems, maintenance, service and repair
  • Diagnosis of complex faults in automotive vehicle systems
  • Reports and technical document development
  • Interpreting and producing technical

Study pathways

Diploma of Automotive Technology Light Vehicle

Career pathways

Graduates may seek employment as a:

  • Motor mechanic
  • Skilled tradesperson in automotive
  • Workshop supervisor

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
8,400 Per Year
Read moreAnnual Amenities Fee: 200
Feb 2024 6 months
Full time
Docklands campus
1 Batmans Hill Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3008

Entry criteria


Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher

English language:

Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognized equivalency

TOEFL iBT: 55 overall (Listening: 9, Speaking: 16, Reading: 10, Writing: 10);

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 42-49 overall (no band less than 40)

Cambridge English – Advanced (CAE): 162 overall (no band less than 154)

Secondary schooling or tertiary studies: Satisfactory completion of two years (full-time) academic study in an institution where English was the language of instruction and assessment and having completed these studies no more than two years prior to commencing studies.

Senior secondary school (in Australia): Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) with a study score of 20 (including interstate)


Successful completion of Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology


Kangan Institute
Docklands Campus
1 Batmans Hill Dr
Melbourne Victoria 3008
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