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CRICOS Course Code: 097721J
Duration/Fee: 26 weeks (20 weeks delivery plus 6 weeks term break)
  • Tuition Fee: $6,600
  • Material Fee: $750
  • Enrolment Fee: $300

Intake Dates
  • 31st January 2022,
  • 26th April 2022,
  • 18th July 2022,
  • 10th October 2022

  • Mode of Study
  • Course Description
  • Course Structure
  • Entry Requirement
  • Career Opportunities
  • Education Pathways
  • Exit Point/Award

Students study full time mixed mode of delivery that integrates:

  • Face to Face, Online and Self Study* Total of 20 hours per week.
  • * self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion.

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

Students will work in an automotive workshop as highly skilled diagnosticians. They are responsible for diagnosing difficult faults and must be able to use highly technical diagnostic equipment and have a high level of understanding of vehicle and machinery systems.

AUR40216 Certificate IV In Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis consists of ten (10) units of competency, comprising 1 core unit and 9 elective units, in accordance with the packaging rules.

Core Units


Diagnose complex system faults

Elective Units


Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines


Diagnose complex faults in light diesel engines


Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems


Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems


Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace


Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle automatic transmission and driveline systems


Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems


Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems


Diagnose complex faults in light vhicle safety systems

Pre Requisite

  • Must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

International Students

  • Must be 18 years of age or above at the time of enrolment
  • Year 12 or equivalent of Australian HSC

English Language Entry Requirements:

  • IELTS score 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent Pearson Test of English (PTE).

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles.

  • Automotive Lead or Master Technician.
  • Automotive Technocal Adviser.

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to any of the following qualifications:

  • AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology

Students that successfully complete all 10 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with AUR40216 Certificate IV in Light Vehicle Mechanical Diagnosis. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Students that complete some but not all of the units of competency as stated in the Course Structure may be issued with a Statement of Attainment. It will identify only those units of competence that have been completed as part of the qualification and recognised nationally under the AQF.

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