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Diploma of Automotive Technology - AUR50212 | CRICOS 083238B

The Diploma of Automotive Technology covers the skills and knowledge required to diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify automotive electrical and mechanical systems. It is suitable for those working in the automotive service and repair industry at the forefront of the implementation of new technologies.

The Diploma of Automotive Technology is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing advanced diagnosis and design tasks in the automotive industry. Possible employment outcomes targeted by this qualification may include: Advanced Diagnostic Technician or Automotive System Designer.

This is a Nationally Recognized course within the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework)

Total units = twelve (12) units of competency (1 core + 11 elective units). The following list of units of competency have been selected as being an appropriate combination that can provide valid, reliable, fair and flexible assessment and is deemed suitable for industry required outcomes:
AURAFA5007    Develop and document specifications and procedures

AURAFA5006    Prepare technical reports
AURETB5002    Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in braking systems
AURETE5001    Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems
AURETX5001    Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in transmission and driveline systems
AURLTB5002    Analyse and evaluate light vehicle braking system faults
AURLTD5007    Analyse and evaluate light vehicle steering and suspension system faults
AURLTE5003    Analyse and evaluate light vehicle engine and fuel system faults
AURLTQ5003    Analyse and evaluate light vehicle driveline system faults
AURTNA5001    Estimate and calculate costs to repair, maintain or modify a vehicle
AURTTF4007    Overhaul petrol fuel system components
AURLTB4001    Overhaul braking system components (light)
VOC100    Vocational Placement

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to a relevant Bachelor Degree

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process through which a candidate may be granted recognition or partial recognition towards a formal qualification. The recognition occurs through demonstration of skills and knowledge gained through paid or unpaid work and general life experience. Candidates who believe might have gained skills through any of these methods are encouraged to contact our RPL Officers and enquire on the qualification options, admission and assessment process. In most cases the RPL process will cost less than formal training.

To enrol please contact our Admissions Officers:
151 Wellington Road, East Brisbane QLD 4169
T/F: +61 7 3891 6433  E:


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