The Diploma in Automotive Technology will teach you 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.




National Code AUR50216
CRICOS Code 091702E
Study Areas Automotive & Driving Instruction
Study Level Diploma
Course Type International TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
International Fee $8,365.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $528.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

Successful completion of Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, specialising in Light Vehicle,  and Certificate IV in Automotive Technology.

A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic). A minimum TOEFL score of 530 for paper examination; 179 for computer based and 71 for Internet based, or approved equivalent.

For other accepted tests, please visit the English Language Requirements page.

January and July

Full time: 6 months (if you have a Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology and Certificate IV in Automotive Technology, or equivalent)

If you are an inbound international student, you may wish to apply for a package offer. Duration for package offer is 2 years includes:  Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology - Light Vehicle, Certificate IV in Automotive Technology and the Diploma of Automotive Technology.

Box Hill

You must:

  • have successfully completed Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology specialising in Light Vehicle and Certificate IV in Automotive Technology
  • have an Australian Year 10 or International equivalent with a pass, or relevant senior employment experience in industry 
  • be able to demonstrate that you are able to perform practical tasks competently in a workplace environment

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for entry into a relevant Advanced Diploma qualification.

Direct entry. See how to apply or contact the international office.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

This course will prepare you for advancement within your organisation or a pathway to higher skilled employment opportunities. You will gain advanced skills and knowledge in the areas of diagnostics, environmental, business/ management and systems analysis.

You are required to undertake  compulsory work placement component. A list of prospective employers will be provided to assist you in finding work placement. It is your responsibility to contact these employers to secure the practical workplace. 

You will need to complete 12 units.

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AURAFA007 DEVELOP AND DOCUMENT SPECIFICATIONS AND PROCEDURES 40.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose faults in complex vehicle, vessels or machinery systems to determine the repair action necessary to restore system performance. It involves confirming the existence of a complex system fault, choosing the required diagnostic procedure and tools, applying the diagnostic procedure, reporting conclusions, and making repair recommendations.

A complex system integrates two or more automotive systems, or incorporates three or more mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical or electronic sub-systems. Examples include electronically controlled automatic transmissions, anti-lock braking systems, and engine management systems integrating ignition, fuel and transmission control systems.

AURETU006 DIAGNOSE COMPLEX FAULTS IN AIR CONDITIONING AND HVAC SYSTEMS 50.0

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AURETE001 ANALYSE AND EVALUATE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC FAULTS IN ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 60.0

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AURLTQ003 ANALYSE AND EVALUATE FAULTS IN LIGHT VEHICLE TRANSMISSION AND DRIVELINE SYSTEMS 60.0

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AURETB002 ANALYSE AND EVALUATE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC FAULTS IN DYNAMIC CONTROL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 60.0

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MSMENV472 IMPLEMENT AND MONITOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 40.0

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AURETR033 DEVELOP AND APPLY NETWORK ELECTRONIC CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS 80.0

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AURLTE003 ANALYSE AND EVALUATE FAULTS IN LIGHT VEHICLE ENGINE AND FUEL SYSTEMS 60.0

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AURLTD007 ANALYSE AND EVALUATE FAULTS IN LIGHT VEHICLE STEERING AND SUSPENSION SYSTEMS 60.0

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AURETA006 ANALYSE AND EVALUATE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC FAULTS IN AIR CONDITIONING AND HVAC SYSTEMS 60.0

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AURTTA022 DEVELOP AND APPLY MECHANICAL SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS 60.0

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AURAFA006 CONDUCT RESEARCH AND PRESENT TECHNICAL REPORTS 40.0

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Last updated: June 14, 2019 10:28am