Level 1, Unit 2, 48 Gordon Ave Geelong West 3218

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis (AUR40216)

Course Details

Provider Name Vardhan Institute of Management and Technology (VIMT)
RTO Code 41539
CRICOS Code 03676J
Course Code And Name AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
CRICOS Course Code 110077H
Location Of Course Level 1, Unit 2, 48 Gordon Ave
Geelong West
Victoria 3218
Delivery Mode Face to face
Duration 32 weeks, including 30 study weeks
and 2 weeks of holidays
Study Load 20 hours per week

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of tasks on a variety of light vehicles in the automotive retail, service, and repair industry.

Who should apply for this course and why?

Target groups for the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Diagnosis are international students who are:

  • Seeking to pursue a career in automotive mechanical diagnosis.
  • Seeking to enter a new industry sector.
  • Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications.

Course Structure

Total units of competency = 10 Ten (01) core and nine (09) elective units are required for the award of the AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis. Units have been selected in accordance with the packaging rules and are relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and qualification level.

Code Title Core/Elective
AURTTA021 Diagnose complex system faults Core
AURETR137 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems Elective
AURLTB104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems Elective
AURLTD109 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension Systems Elective
AURLTE104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines Elective
AURLTE105 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle diesel engines Elective
AURLTX104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle automatic transmission and driveline systems Elective

Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control


AURTTR101 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems Elective
AURTTZ102 Diagnose and repair exhaust systems Elective

Course Progress and Attendance

Satisfactory course progress and attendance is very important in order to meet the course requirements. The students must maintain minimum of 80 per cent attendance in each term of the scheduled timetable. You will also be provided with further information about course progress and attendance requirements on orientation day. For more information, please visit VIMT’s website https://www.vimt.edu.au/

Student Support Services

VIMT offers the following in relation to support and welfare services to students but not limited to:

  • One-to-one support from the trainer/assessor
  • Support with personal issues
  • Access to additional learning resources
  • Reasonable adjustment in assessment
  • Social events
  • Information about external sources of support.

You may not have studied for a while, may have English as a second language or need additional assistance with literacy or numeracy. VIMT will identify any additional support needs you may have at the time of application and enrolment and may prepare a Student Support Plan for you based on those needs.

All the students commencing this course are required to complete VIMT’s LLN test on the orientation day to assist VIMT to identify student’s needs for additional support during their study with VIMT

Facilities and Equipment

  • Training rooms, including desks, chairs, whiteboard, and overhead projector.
  • Computers with Microsoft Office and access to the Internet.
  • Learning and assessment materials as outlined in this TAS.

Training Materials

VIMT has a complete set of licensed training materials from RTO Works specifically their Business work range which includes user guide, student guides, Trainer guide, templates, PPT’s etc. for each unit that has been developed to meet the needs of the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning). The granting of course credit may affect course fees, as well as the duration of the course. VIMT will advise you in writing of changes to fees or course duration as a result of the credit. You will also be issued with a new Confirmation of Enrolment (if applicable).

What are the Entry Requirements?

There are no entry requirements specified in the training package. VIMT requires following entry criteria to be met:

You must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have completed the Year 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum IELTS band 6.0 or equivalent
  • Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis are required to have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:

  • ​IELTS score of 4.5 or equivalent with an ELICOS (minimum of 20 weeks) or IELTS score of 5.0 or equivalent with an ELICOS (minimum of 10 weeks) to be taken before the course. ELICOS must be at least at General English Upper Intermediate or English for Academic Purposes Upper-Intermediate level; OR
  • An applicant who is a citizen of, and holds a valid passport issued by the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand, or the Republic of Ireland; OR
  • Educated for 5 years in an English speaking country (Australia, United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa or the Republic of Ireland);OR
  • Completed (within the past 2 years) in Australia in English: Substantial component of AQF level 4 or higher on a student visa; OR
  • Successful completion of an Oxford English Placement Test (score 62-B2)

How much does it Cost?

The costs for this course are as follows:

Campus location


Tuition Fee AUD $5,500
Material Fee AUD $500
Enrolment Fee AUD $250
Total Course Fee AUD $6,250
Training Location Level 1, Unit 2, 48 Gordon Ave, Geelong West VIC 3218

Please contact VIMT marketing team for current promotional prices at info@vimt.edu.au

A detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You must pay all of your course fees on time. Non-payment of fees may result in cancellation of enrolment.

You are also required to take out Overseas Health Insurance Cover before arriving in Australia. We provide details of OSHC providers in the International Student Handbook. You can approach any of these providers to find out costs and organise your cover.

Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. You should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au

How Can I Apply?

To apply for this course, you are required to complete an International Student Application Form and submit copies of the following supporting documents must be included when you submit your application including the English translation of documents (where applicable). Applications that are submitted without necessary supporting documents will be delayed in processing.

  • Passport copy
  • Academic Transcripts and Qualifications
  • Copy of Australian visa and CoE (if applicable)
  • Proof of English language proficiency

Where to from here?

After receiving the above mentioned documents. If your application is successful, we’ll send you an Offer Letter and Student Agreement. You should make sure you read through this document carefully to ensure that you are happy with VIMT’s all terms and conditions. If you are, then simply sign the Offer Letter and Student Agreement and make the initial deposit and send it back to us for the issuance of Overseas Student Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).

VIMT will notify you about the orientation and induction date and time. Orientation will include information about the campus, living in Australia, accessing our support services and methods for achieving success throughout the course, including course progress and attendance requirements, payment plan, course outline etc.

Please note: VIMT will not enrol any student, which conflict with the obligation under Standard 7 “Overseas Student Transfers” of National Code 2018.

Please visit VIMT website for third party (Education agent) recruitment  https://www.vimt.edu.au/