AUR40816 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding
Cricos Code 091678M


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 qualification is a classroom-based course. It comprises of 10 units of study. To successfully complete this course, you must gain competency in all 10 units.

Entry Requirements

To commence this qualification, you're required to first complete an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency. Each student will undertake a Pre-Enrolment Review 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.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AURTTA021 Diagnose complex system faults 80 $88.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
AURAEA004 Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace 30 $33.00
AURLTB001 Overhaul light vehicle braking system components 40 $44.00
AURLTD006 Carry out light vehicle wheel alignment operations 40 $44.00
AURTTD005 Overhaul steering system components 40 $44.00
AURTTQ004 Overhaul final drive assemblies 20 $22.00
AURTTR001 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems 50 $55.00
AURTTX007 Overhaul clutch assemblies 30 $33.00
AURTTX008 Overhaul manual transmissions 50 $55.00
AURTTX009 Overhaul automatic transmissions 240 $264.00

Course Assessment

  • Practical task
  • Knowledge based test
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 $2,728
Concession $1,091
RPL Government Subsidised $1,240
RPL Concession $248
RPL Self-funded $1,860
Self-Funded $3,348

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.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
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Intake Campus Course Details
2019 July Mildura Campus International, Full Time, Classroom Based, Semester 2
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus International, Full Time, Classroom Based, Full Year, International