AUR40820 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding
Cricos Code 103578A


This course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to expand their repair and technical skills to include those of an automotive overhauler. Within the automotive retail, service and repair industry, automotive overhaulers dismantle, repair and reassemble vehicle components to the manufacturer's specifications. These components may include engines, transmissions, final drives, braking, steering and suspension systems and the sector covers the servicing and repair of all vehicles. Due to the level of ability required, the qualification assumes prior knowledge or experience in automotive mechanics. On completion of this qualification, you will be capable of performing skilled operations, routines, methods and procedures, to assume leadership roles and to take accountability for quality of outcomes.


This qualification is intended for automotive technicians looking to advance their repair and technical skills, to pursue roles as an automotive lead or master technicians.


Further training beyond this qualification include Diploma of Automotive Management and Diploma in Automotive Technology, or other relevant qualifications.

Course Delivery

This course will be delivered over a 26 week period of full time study (including course delivery, assessment, public holidays and breaks).

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review (or equivalent) before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Students with a study visa must meet compulsory study offer conditions. Those undertaking a Certificate IV Automotive qualification must have completed an automotive Certificate III qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

Expected Time to Complete

6 Months

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours
AURTTA121 Diagnose complex system faults 80
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours
AURAEA004 Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace 30
AURLTB001 Overhaul light vehicle braking system components 40
AURLTD106 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations 40
AURTTD005 Overhaul steering system components 40
AURTTQ004 Overhaul final drive assemblies 20
AURTTR101 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems 50
AURTTX007 Overhaul clutch assemblies 30
AURTTX008 Overhaul manual transmissions 50
AURTTX009 Overhaul automatic transmissions 240
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $2,895
Concession $1,172
RPL Government Subsidised $1,302
RPL Concession $260
RPL Self-funded $1,953
Self-Funded $3,546

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Intake Campus Course Details
2021 July Mildura Campus International, Full Time, Classroom Based, Semester 2, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 8.00AM-4.30PM