About the course

About the course

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.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


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.

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Career Outcomes


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.

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Entry and Academic Requirements


International students must have successfully completed the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, specialising in Light Vehicle,  and Certificate IV in Automotive Technology, or equivalent.

If you do not meet the entry requirements for this course, you may apply for the Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, specialising in Light Vehicle,  and Certificate IV in Automotive Technology with this course as a package offer.

PLEASE NOTE: Box Hill Institute only accept enrolments from International students who are 18 years of age or above at the time of course commencement.

English Language Requirements


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.

Applying


International students please apply through:

  1. an authorised representative in your country
  2. a Box Hill Institute booth at an education exhibition
  3. or direct to Box Hill Institute

See how to apply or contact the international office for more information.

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Pathways & Accreditation


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

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

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Fees


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.
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