AUR40616 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology

This qualification reflects the role of  individuals who service, diagnose and repair electrical systems and components in vehicles in the automotive electrical service and repair industry.

Employment pathways: Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to employment as an automotive electrical technician / automotive electrician.

Further study pathways: This qualification may provide a pathway to a range of Certificate IV level qualifications in the automotive electrical sector including, but not limited to, AUR40616 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology

Qualification Status:  Current

Licensing requirements: No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Qualification: AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Modes of Delivery

This qualification is delivered:

  • Face to Face in a classroom
  • Face to face in a simulated workplace environment

Location of Delivery

Melbourne, Victoria

  • Adderley Campus – 113 Adderley Street, West Melbourne

This course will only be delivered and assessed in Victoria and not offered for interstate students.

Domestic Full Fee

 Enrolment FeeMaterial FeeTuition FeeTotalPayment Plan Amount
Fees for Learner’s with completion of AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency$150$400$5,330$5,880$210
Payment every week

Note: VET Student Loans, government funded subsidy or other financial support arrangements are not available. If students are accessing any government funding entitlement, that may reduce their ability to access such funding in the future (such as arrangements that limit funding to one qualification for a person).

Entry Requirements

Those undertaking AUR40616 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology must have completed AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency. Menzies has in place admission criteria as follows:

  • Minimum age of 18 years and above
  • Have physical attributes suitable for working in the automotive industry that encompasses manual handling of equipment including lifting and carrying heavy objects within scope of safe working practices (i.e. carrying diagnostic equipment and scan tools/equipment, removing and carrying vehicle electrical systems)

Additionally, the learner is required to:

  • Meet the LLN Assessment at Level 3

Course Duration

Learner’s with completion of AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency

Total program duration is 28 weeks for delivery and assessment this includes a total of 6 weeks of holiday breaks. The total amount of training provided is 600 hours. Following table provides a breakdown of the actual number of hours for training and assessment:

Face to face training and assessment440
Work place training (work placement)N/A
Private study and research  160

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Students may request recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment. If requested, students will be provided with an RPL document allowing them to provide verifiable details of prior learning. The evidence will be assessed for currency and against requirements of the units of competency, and an amended program strategy will be prepared, taking into account the student’s prior learning. The duration and the costs of an RPL procedure will depend on your level of expertise and the amount of gap training required. Please contact us on
1300 244 002 or to see what RPL options are available for you.

Click here to view the Course Guide 2018-2019 for Domestic Students.

Click here to view the Course Flyer for Domestic Students.

Following are the steps of the

Admissions and Enrolment Process for Domestic Students:

Step 1: Prospective learner previews information about course and the Institute.
▪    Information sources include but not limited to online, print, seminar/exhibition & marketing event.

Step 2: Prospective learner makes an enquiry to the Institute.
▪    Prospective learners may make the inquiry using online methods (website, Facebook, email), by phone or walk-in to the Institute.

Step 3: Discuss with Marketing and Admissions Staff about the training product.

Step 4: Complete the 

Pre- Training Review (PTR)
▪    Provide all information and

documentation as required. The prospective learner is required to

complete Pre-Training Review Form
▪    Sit for the pre training interview

to determine the suitability to the training product.
▪    Complete the Foundation Skills


Step 5: Submit Formal

▪    Prospective leaner completes the

Domestic Student Application Form and sign Privacy Notice and Student

Declaration – which is the formal application endorsement.

Step 6: Sign and accept

the Letter of Offer and Student Agreement (LOO)
▪    This is the final stage for

applicant to understand and agree to all terms and conditions of the


Step 7: Make

▪    As outlined in the LOO, arrange the

initial payment required to confirm enrolment.

Step 8: Receive

Confirmation of Enrolment (COE)
▪    Domestic COE – Confirmation of

Enrolment received by student. Also information on Orientation Day is


Step 9: Attend

Orientation Session
▪    Compulsory session to receive all

course and student orientation information, student registration,

uniform sizing and student ID cards issuance.