AUR40820 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling

Award Course
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.

Information for International Students

Students must be at least 18 years old when they commence studies. This course may incorporate practical instruction in a training workshop. Work-based training in industry is not included. Please contact us for more information on course fees and duration.

* Duration of a course includes periods for orientation and enrolment, teaching, assessment, structured learning support, study breaks and public holidays.
* Fees are subject to change.

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.