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2020 - 2021

Aboard Training Australia Pty Ltd t/a Aboard Training Australia
Level 4 213 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000, AUSTRALIA
RTO 31500 | CRICOS 03881D
[TBA – subject to approval]

Aboard Training Australia Pty Ltd t/a Aboard Training Australia
RTO Code: 31500
CRICOS Provider Code: 03881D

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform advanced
diagnostic operations in the automotive retail, service, and repair environment.

In this course, students will learn to diagnose complex system faults, diagnose, and
repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems, test, and charge and
replace batteries, repair final drive, repair transmissions, conduct non‐destructive
testing, and skills to manage a team. It includes advanced units for automotive
trade people for up‐skilling in technologies such as induction systems, engine
design and development, and vehicle handling and stability.

Course Details:

This course has the following entry requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent (test results must be no more
    than 2 years old) with 5.0 in each band
  • Those undertaking the Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
    must have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III
    qualification, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency

Candidates will also be required to complete a pre‐enrolment Candidate Self‐
Assessment as part of the application and participate in a course entry interview to
determine suitability for the course.

Six months (0.5 Year) full time

Total Duration: 26 Weeks (including holidays)
Contact Weeks: 20 Weeks

This course will be delivered over a period of 26 weeks (including holidays). Classes
will be schedules for 20 weeks over 2 academic terms of 10 weeks each. There will
be a 2‐week break between and end of the terms.

Class and workshop sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of
practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of
learning styles. Additionally, workplace practices and environments are simulated
and used to conduct skills‐based assessments in accordance with unit
requirements. Class schedule: 20 hours per week, including workshop practice.

This course will be delivered face‐to‐face in a classroom and auto workshop‐based
setting which includes the simulation of workplace‐based environment. This course
does not have work placement requirements. However, students will be working in
a training automotive workshop (simulated environment).

The course will be delivered in our Melbourne campus and Dandenong workshop;

CLASSES: Level 4 213 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000 

PRACTICALS: 4 Paul Ct, Dandenong VIC 3175

Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment in a range
leadership and management roles such as;

  • Automotive lead or master technician
  • Automotive technical adviser
Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management, AUR50216 Diploma in Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.
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