AUR40216 – Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Cricos Course Code: 099119M

What is the Qualification About?

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

Qualification Entry Requirements

Those undertaking the certificate IV in automotive mechanical diagnosis must have completed an automotive mechanical certificate lll qualification, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

Macallan Entry Requirements

⇒ Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age, or turn-ing 18 years of age prior to commencement of their study.
⇒ Students require a completed Year 10 or equivalent; or Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study, LLN lev-el and personal competencies.
⇒ Student’s must have English proficiency as guided by Macallan College’s English Proficiency Policy and Procedures.

If a student’s first language is not English, they must satisfy one of the following English language proficiency requirements:
⇒ International English Language Testing System (IELTS), academic module – score of 5.5 with no individual score less than 5.0. NOTE: All applicants from AL3 countries must sit an IELTS test.
⇒ Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) –internet based test, a minimum score of 46.
⇒ Pre-entry Oxford English online test result of no less than B2 with no category lower than B1.

Course Duration

The anticipated time to complete the course is 26 Weeks, comprising of:
22 Weeks of Classroom/Workshop based training
4 Weeks of academic review/break
*Academic break times are indicative and are subject to change

Delivery And Assessment

Classroom / face to face

Training and Assessment will be conducted through a combination of blended learning environments. Both knowledge and practical assessments are required to be completed with a competent outcome for each unit to achieve your certificate.

Career Outcomes

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

Job roles related to this qualification include:
⇒ Automotive Lead or Master Technician
⇒ Automotive Technical Adviser


Further training pathways from this qualification include:

⇒ AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management
⇒ AUR50216 Diploma Of Automotive Technology

For other relevant qualifications or explore further study options in the automotive sector please refer to

Certificate Issuance

A Certificate is issued where all 10 units have been deemed competent. A Statement of Attainment is issued when only some units are deemed competent and the course is not completed in full.

Issuing of your Certificate and / or Statement of Attainment occurs within 30 days of your last unit being deemed competent, however, this may be delayed in the event that you have not provided your Unique Student Identifier (USI) or you have any outstanding fees not finalised.

Qualification Rules & Units of Competency

10 Units in Total
1 core unit + 9 elective units

The following list of units of competency have been selected as being an appropriate combination and suitable for industry required outcomes.

AURTTA021 – Diagnose complex system faults
AURETR037 – Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems
AURLTB104 – Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems
AURLTD109 – Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems
AURLTE104 – Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines
AURLTX101 – Diagnose and repair light vehicle manual transmissions
AURLTX104 – Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline
AURETH101 – Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles
AURLTE105 – Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle diesel engines
AURTTR101 – Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems

Fees & Charges

Contact the relevant campus for further information.


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