Automotive



AUR40620

CRICOS Code: 103588K

Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as master diagnostic technicians the automotive service and repair industry; servicing, diagnosing and repairing vehicle electrical systems and components. A range of advanced electrical diagnostic skills and knowledge is necessary, and leadership and supervision of others would be expected.

Employment pathways:

Graduates may find employment in automotive Industry as a:

  • Automotive lead or master technician
  • Automotive technical adviser

*It is not, however, intended to indicate that an individual will gain immediate employment on completion of this qualification.

Pathways from the qualification:

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management or other relevant qualifications.

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

Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology must have completed AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

RTO’s admission requirements:

The RTO requires candidates to meet its admission requirements prior to enrolling into this qualification to ensure that they have the required skills and knowledge to successfully complete the qualification at this AQF level. This consists of:

Domestic Students

 

Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology must have completed AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

  • 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:

  • Complete the Pre-Training Review which aims to identify training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the courses to learner and relevant experience.
  • Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test.
  • If the learner has done the Pre-Training Review and LLN assessment previously at Menzies Institute of Technology for a previous qualification in the same stream enrolment, then it is not required.

International Students

 

Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology must have completed AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology, or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

  • 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)
  • English Language Requirements (meet one of the requirements outlined below)

1.

IELTS (General or Academic) overall

PTE Academic

TOEFL PB

TOEFL IBT

CAE Scale

ELICOS (General English)

5.5

46

506

62

162

n/a

5.0

38

478

51

154

+ 15 weeks

4.5

30

450

40

146

+ 30 weeks

Note: Results older than two years are not acceptable (for offshore applicants)

OR

2. Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States

OR

3. Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a Certificate III or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.

OR

4. Applicants originating from students visa assessment levels 1 and 2 countries without the required IELTS or equivalent score must undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test. For further information on student visa assessment levels visit Department of Home Affairs’ website at www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

Additionally, the learner is required to:

Onshore International Students

  • Complete the Pre-Training Review which aims to identify training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the courses to learner and relevant experience.

Offshore International Students

  • Complete the Pre-Training Review which aims to identify training needs through questions on previous education or training, relevance of the courses to learner and relevant experience. This will be conducted either via video call (e.g. Skype) or phone call to the prospective learner.

If the learner has done the Pre-Training Review and LLN assessment previously at Menzies Institute of Technology for a previous qualification in the same stream enrolment then it is not required.

Other Conditions

  • Complete the Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test prior to the commencement of the course
  • Students required to invest approximately 8 hours a week of self-directed learning to complete self-study and assessments during the training weeks and does not include the term breaks.

Course Duration:

Full time: over a period of 24 weeks

  • 24 weeks of delivery is inclusive of 2 weeks holiday breaks.
  • Classroom sessions of 20 hours per week.
  • Training support hours include the assistance provided after the classroom session or on request by learners either via face-to-face or phone, skype or email to support learners to undertake the learning activities and other academic matters.
  • Individual learning and reflection hours are unsupervised and not recorded by Institute or its Trainers/Assessors.

Note: No classes on public holidays. If any class days fall on a public holiday then the session with be allocated to another day in that week so that the amount of training supervised hours are consistent regardless of public holiday.

Refer to the Delivery Structure and Delivery Hours table below for the breakdown of delivery hours.

Units of Competency:

Consistent with the qualification packaging rules, the units listed below are delivered for this qualification. The choices of elective units are based on conversations with employers and/or industry consultants regarding skills gaps or areas of increased pressure on service delivery.

Unit CodeUnit TitleCore (C)  Elective (E)
AURAEA003Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceE
AURATA005Estimate and quote automotive mechanical and electrical repairsE
AURETR104Diagnose complex faults in convenience and entertainment systemsE
AURTTR101Diagnose complex faults in engine management systemsE
AURLTB104Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systemsE
AURETR037Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systemsE
AURTTA021Diagnose complex system faultsC
AURTTA126Diagnose complex faults in electronic over hydraulic systemsE
AURTTA017Carry out vehicle safety inspectionsE
AURETR140Diagnose complex faults in vehicle monitoring and protection systemsE

Note: The packaging rules applied to this qualification have resulted in their being no requirements for prerequisite or corequisite units.

  • Questions and Answers
  • Case Studies
  • Project
  • Practical Demonstration
  • Report

Melbourne, Victoria.

Location

Level 4, 355 Spencer Street West Melbourne 3003 – Training sessions (Primary site)

87 Mark Street, North Melbourne – Automotive Practical Workshop (Secondary site)

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

Domestic Students

International Students

 $4,650

 Offshore International: $7,500

Onshore International: $5,650

Please click here for more details on course fee

Monthly Intakes available, please check with Menzies for next available intake date

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

– 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.

– Discuss with Marketing and Admissions Staff about the training product.

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. Offshore students will participate to the interview via (video conferencing or teleconferencing)  

Prospective leaner completes the Student Application Form and sign Privacy Notice and Student Declaration – which is the formal application endorsement.

Click on Apply Now.

Once the applicant is accepted, the Letter Of Offer will be issued.

Sign and accept the Letter of Offer (LOO) which is the final stage for the applicant to understand and agree to all terms and conditions of the LOO. Then make payment as outlined in the LOO and arrange the initial payment required to confirm enrollment.

Receive Confirmation of Enrollment (COE) Domestic COE – Confirmation of Enrolment received by student. Also information on Orientation Day is included.

*For Offshore International student only-
 Apply for Student Visa – Apply for Student Visa with the COE. For more information please visit https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au
 Book Flights and Arrange Accommodation -Book your flights to Melbourne and arrange accommodation for the duration of your study. If airport pickup is required, confirm arrangements with the Institute.
 Departure & Arrival -Ensure you have packed all necessary belongings. Ensure your airport pickup and accommodation arrangements are finalised. Bring copies of your enrolment, and accommodation arrangements.

The applicant will be sent an email to complete the mandatory Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) test. (This step can be completed before or after the Orientation but must be done before the commencement of training)

Attend Orientation Session Compulsory session to receive all course and student orientation information, student registration, uniform sizing and student ID cards issuance.

Student to commence the training relevant to the selected course.

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