Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

CRICOS Code: 098420C

Duration: 30 Weeks

Entry requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification.
  • Completed year 12(HSC or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS Score Internationally recognized exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations

Qualification Description

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


Packaging Rules

Based on information available from www.training.gov.au the following packaging rules apply for completion of this qualification:

Total Number of Units 10

Number of Core Units 1

Number of Elective Units 9

Elective Unit Selection Criteria

9 Elective units, of which:

up to 9 units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed below

up to 2 units may be chosen from a Certificate III qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.


AURLTD109         Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems.

AURETR137        Diagnose complex faults in Light vehicle safety systems

AURLTB104        Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems

AURTTR101       Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems

AURTTA125       Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems

AURLTE104       Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines

AURLTX104       Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle automatic transmission and driveline systems

AURTTA121       Diagnose Complex system faults

AURASA102      Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURAEA002      Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace



This program will be delivered over a period of 30 weeks 20 hours per week by 25 teaching weeks and 6 weeks of holidays.


Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by the Administration within two (2) weeks of the commencement.

Study Mode

Face to face classroom, Practical training and assessment is completed in Automotive Work shop and 160 hours of Work-based Training arranged by college.

Work-based Training

This course includes work-based training of a minimum of 160 hours/4 weeks. During work-based training, students will be able to practice their skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist students to be job-ready at graduation. Work Based Training is organised by College.

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include the following:

  • observations
  • case study
  • projects
  • assignments
  • presentations
  • role play
  • quiz
  • supervised assessment
  • practical observation
  • work based Training


On successful completion of this course you will be awarded with AUR40216 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology students who successfully completes only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Pathways from the qualification

Study Pathways

After achieving the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis, candidates may choose to undertake AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Employment Pathways

The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:

  • Master Technician
  • Automotive Technical Adviser

Course Fee

Tuition fee: – $6,000

Application fee: – $500 (Non-Refundable)

Resources: – $200 (Text books)

Student Kit: – $500 (Uniform Kit) Students who

  • Eye protection – for example, spectacles/goggles, shields, visors
  • Hearing protection – for example, ear muffs and plugs
  • Hand protection – for example, gloves and barrier creams
  • Foot protection – for example, shoes/boots
  • Head protection – for example, helmets, caps, hoods, hats

Total course cost: – $ 7,200

Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately

Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately

2023 Application Form

Student Information Booklet

Total number of Students in this course : 3

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