Diploma of Automotive Technology
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify vehicle systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.
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
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
⇒ Students must meet academic and English entry requirements.
⇒ Students must be a minimum of 18 years of age, or turning 18 years of age prior to commencement of their study.
⇒ Students require a completed Year 12 or equivalent; or Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study, LLN level and personal competencies.
⇒ Student 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.
The duration of the course is 52 Weeks, comprising of:
⇒ 46 Weeks of Classroom/Workshop based training
⇒ 6 Weeks of academic review/break
*Academic break times are indicative and are subject to change
⇒ Classroom / face to face
⇒ Self-directed study
⇒ Simulated learning activities
Training and Assessment will be conducted through a combination of blended learning environments. Both knowledge and skill assessments are required to be completed with a competent outcome for each unit to achieve your certificate.
The Diploma of Automotive Technology recognises and develops existing workers who are performing advanced diagnosis and design tasks in the automotive industry.
⇒ Advanced Diagnostic Technician
⇒ Automotive System Designer
A Certificate is issued where all 12 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.
12 Units in Total
1 core unit + 11 elective units
The following list of units of competency have been selected as being an appropriate combination and suitable for industry required outcomes.
AURAFA007 – Develop and document specifications and procedures
AURTNA001 – Estimate and quote automotive vehicle or machinery modification
AURLTQ003 – Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle transmission and driveline systems
AURLTD007 – Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems
AURETE001 – Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems
AURLTE003 – Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle engine and fuel systems
AURLTB002 – Analyse and evaluate faults in light vehicle braking systems
AURETB002 – Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in dynamic control management systems
AURETX001 – Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in driveline management systems
AURETA006 – Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in air conditioning and HVAC system
AURLTX104 – Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle automatic transmission and driveline systems
AURLTE104 – Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines
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