Diploma of Automotive Technology

Kangan Institute

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091698G

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


This qualification will enable you to diagnose, analyse and evaluate faults in vehicle sub systems. You will develop your skills in researching and presenting technical reports. You will learn in varying environments from lectures, practical demonstrations through to experiencing servicing and repairing vehicles in both a simulated and automotive work placement program.

Modes of Study

This course requires face to face classroom study and compulsory work placement (arranged by Kangan Institute) of 200 hours. Classes will be scheduled between 8.00am and 9.00pm Monday to Friday. Timetables will be confirmed at orientation.

What will I study?

Major Study Areas

  • Mechanical and Electrical systems, maintenance, service and repair .
  • Automotive diagnostics, analysis and evaluation of fault identification and rectification
  • Business and management
  • Report and document development
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Customer service
  • Researching and presenting technical reports

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment as a: Workshop supervisor; Motor mechanic; Skilled tradesperson in automotive

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
8,400 Per Year
Read more8,400 for the entire course; Annual Amenities Fee: 200
08 Jul 2024 6 months
Full time
Docklands campus
1 Batmans Hill Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3008

Entry criteria

Entry Requirement:

Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher

English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognised equivalent


  • Successful completion of Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis ( M)


Kangan Institute
Docklands Campus
1 Batmans Hill Dr
Melbourne Victoria 3008
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