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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify vehicle systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
CRICOS code: 102856C
This course is delivered over 52 weeks of full time study at 20 hours per week of scheduled class time. This includes six weeks holidays.
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This qualification is delivered face-to-face in the classroom and in our training workshop.
Those undertaking the Diploma of Automotive Technology must have completed an automotive Certificate IV qualification in one of the following disciplines, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.
- AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
- AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling
All students must be at least 18 years of age.
- Satisfactory completion of year 10 or equivalent
- Overseas students require a language proficiency of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
There are no specific academic prerequisites for any of the units in this course.
To complete this course, it is expected that you will have access to:
- A computer with Windows 8 or higher
- Media Player
These facilities are available on campus.
All of the learning and assessment resources required to complete this course will be provided.
In order to receive this qualification, thirty-six units must be completed satisfactorily, including
- 1 core units
- 11 elective units
|AURAFA007||Develop and document specifications and procedures|
|AURAFA006||Conduct research and present technical reports|
|AURAMA005||Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace|
|AURETA001||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in electronic over hydraulic systems|
|AURETA002||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in body management systems|
|AURETA003||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in monitoring and protection systems|
|AURETA004||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in convenience and entertainment systems|
|AURETA005||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in theft-deterrent systems|
|AURETA006||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURETB002||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in dynamic control management systems|
|AURETE001||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems|
|AURETX001||Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in driveline management systems|
After completing this course you can pursue a career a:
- Motor Mechanic (General)
- Service and Repair Industry
- Heavy Commercial Trailer Technician
Individuals who successfully complete the Diploma of Automotive Technology may go on to study engineering.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students who have completed any of the units of study or have practical experience that may be used for recognition of prior learning must contact Cambridge Academy of English prior to enrollment.
As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the duration of the course until the participant either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.
Assessment tasks may include
- Written questions and answers
- Workshop demonstration
- Verbal questioning
- Observation of the learner
Cambridge Academy of English has a commitment to providing equity in training for all learners. In particular, ensuring equity in training for women and the elimination of discrimination against female students in vocational education and training is a priority.
Cambridge Academy of English encourages all students to pursue their vocational education and achieve their training goals, including students:
- With language, literacy and numeracy problems
- From a non-English speaking background
- With a disability
Our college will identify and access appropriate support services, and ensure the necessary services are provided for participants as required.