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Qualification details

AUR40405 - Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by AUR40412 - Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement16/Jan/2013

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 20/Dec/2011
(View details for release 1) 21/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AURM441394A - Analyse and repair complex performance carburetted fuel systemsAnalyse and repair complex performance carburetted fuel systemsN/A
AURT574020A - Develop and apply mechanical systems modificationDevelop and apply mechanical systems modificationN/A
AURT406145A - Overhaul clutch assembliesOverhaul clutch assembliesN/A
AURT577520A - Prepare technical reportsPrepare technical reportsN/A
AURT401145A - Overhaul engines and associated engine componentsOverhaul engines and associated engine componentsN/A
AURT575393A - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in transmission/driveline systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in transmission/driveline systemsN/A
AURT570393A - Analyse and evaluate light vehicle braking system faultsAnalyse and evaluate light vehicle braking system faultsN/A
MEM30012A - Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environmentApply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environmentN/A
AURT471782A - Plan and manage compliance with environmental regulations in the mechanical repair industryPlan and manage compliance with environmental regulations in the mechanical repair industryN/A
AURM542849A - Prepare and implement race strategiesPrepare and implement race strategiesN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4211-11 Motor Mechanic 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Motor Vehicles 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Master Technician (Automotive),Senior Performance Enhancement Technician,Vehicle Performance Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 02/Feb/2007 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4211-11 Motor Mechanic 18/Nov/2005 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 18/Nov/2005 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 25/Mar/2009 
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Modification History

Not Applicable

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to analyse and repair complex performance driveline systems, and prepare and test motorsport vehicles.

Job roles /employment outcomes 

The Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement is intended to provide advanced training for individuals who are performing mechanical or technical roles in the automotive or motorsport industry.

Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • master technician
  • performance vehicle mechanic.

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed AUR30405 Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology, AUR30905 Certificate III in Motorsport or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50205 Diploma of Automotive Technology, AUR50305 Diploma of Motorsport or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing considerations 

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Automotive retail, service and repair industry for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Understanding input from specialist personnel and technical representatives
  • Providing guidance to others and clearly describing faults, problems and repair requirements
  • Negotiating with other team members or supervisors regarding timing and progress of work activities and access to equipment
  • Understanding and interpreting regulations, procedures, instructions and technical manuals
  • Interpreting wiring diagrams and system schematics, and reading drawings relating to technical activities
  • Using computers to obtain technical data and complete documentation
  • Articulating complex ideas clearly
  • Interpreting a range of complex and technical documents
  • Analysing and evaluating records, reports and reference materials
  • Understanding relevant definitions, terminology, symbols and language

Teamwork

  • Performing tasks as an individual while being responsive to supervisors and others
  • Working effectively with others who may be of different ages, gender, race, religion and political persuasion
  • Assisting other team members with tasks and providing advice on work processes and troubleshooting
  • Seeking expert advice where appropriate
  • Supporting team members in developing skills and knowledge
  • Working within own role to support team activities
  • Identifying and utilising the strengths of other team members

Problem solving

  • Identifying problems in a timely manner and developing practical solutions to problems/faults not fully covered by technical data
  • Responding to emergencies or accidents in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements
  • Using mathematical techniques to relate diagnostic/test results to system or component performance and to convert values between systems of measurement
  • Finding, analysing and interpreting data which may be incomplete or have discrepancies
  • Applying a range of problem-solving strategies
  • Seeking information from various sources to determine the cause of the problem

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations that arise as a consequence of regulatory changes, revised technical data, practices and procedures
  • Varying work practices and behaviour as a result of performance feedback from peers and supervisors
  • Adapting competencies to the performance of a wide range of repair tasks
  • Contributing to a process of continuous improvement and a willingness to support and participate in the effective introduction of new work practices
  • Identifying learning opportunities to improve work practices
  • Evaluating tasks to improve efficiency

Planning and organising

  • Clarifying task objectives and required outcomes through discussion with supervisors and other team members
  • Collecting, analysing and organising information relating to assigned repair tasks and confirming the purpose and required work outcomes
  • Identifying and organising equipment and material/resource requirements
  • Planning for contingencies

Self-management

  • Accepting responsibility for managing individual workload to meet target completion times or fit in with team milestones
  • Evaluating own performance and identifying areas for improvement
  • Managing time to independently complete tasks
  • Planning and reviewing own work
  • Using judgement and discretion with confidential information

Learning

  • Taking advantage of learning opportunities that arise internally and externally
  • Adapting competencies to accommodate new ideas and techniques
  • Using feedback from supervisors and peers to identify ways in which competence can be improved
  • Participating in professional networks and associations to obtain and maintain knowledge and skills
  • Seeking out and learning new ideas, skills and techniques

Technology

  • Operating diagnostic and test equipment
  • Performance testing of components, systems and equipment
  • Using tools and equipment efficiently and safely
  • Storing and caring for components, parts, tools, test equipment and support equipment
  • Using computers and microfiche to obtain technical and repair data
  • Using business technology to collect, analyse and provide information

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

To be awarded the Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement, competency must be achieved in ten  (10 ) units of competency, additional to the requirements for Certificate III in Mechanical Technology or Certificate III in Motorsport .

Select ten  (10 ) elective units of competency, as specified below:

  • a minimum of six  (6 ) elective units of competency from Group A
  • a maximum of four  (4 ) elective units of competency from Group B, drawn in any combination from:
  • units not already chosen from Group A
  • Group B units listed, with a maximum of two (2) units from the General Mechanical and/or Electrical and Electronic groups
  • up to two (2) relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are aligned to Certificate III, IV and Diploma qualifications

Note that a maximum of two  (2 ) elective units may be selected from units aligned to Diploma qualifications.

Where prerequisite units are identified they must be counted in the total number of units required for completion of the qualification.

Elective units of competency 

Group A 

Complete a minimum of six  (6 ) units of competency from the following list

AURM441293B

Analyse and repair complex performance driveline systems

AURM441394A

Analyse and repair complex performance carburetted fuel systems

AURM441395A

Analyse and repair performance fuel injection systems

AURM441438B

Manage motorsport data acquisition

AURM441538B

Manage personal presentation and development

AURM441638B

Manage the preparation of a competition vehicle

AURM441749B

Prepare competition vehicle suspension

AURM441868B

Select and prepare tyres and wheels for motorsport applications

AURM441976B

Test engines using a dynamometer

AURM442076B

Test suspension dampers using a dynamometer

AURM542103A

Apply aerodynamic and vehicle dynamic principles and effects to competition vehicles

AURM542216A

Determine material suitability for competition vehicle component construction

AURM542338A

Manage motorsport operations

AURM542438A

Manage motorsport team development

AURM542538A

Manage motorsport team media liaison

AURM542638A

Manage motorsport team promotional partnerships and marketing

AURM542738A

Manage team pit lane/service area operations

AURM542849A

Prepare and implement race strategies

Group B  - Other elective units 

  • The balance of units, to a maximum of four  (4 ), may be drawn from any combination of:
  • units not already chosen from Group A
  • Group B units listed below
  • a maximum of two  (2 ) Group B units may be selected from the General Mechanical and/or Electrical and Electronic groups, or other relevant units available in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses, where those units are aligned to Certificate III, IV and Diploma qualifications.

Common 

AURT471782A

Plan and manage compliance with environmental regulations in the mechanical repair industry

AURC561614A

Contribute to business improvement

BSBOHS407A

Monitor a safe workplace

BSBRES401A

Analyse and present research information

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Brakes 

AURT410145AA

Overhaul braking system components (light)

AURT570393A

Analyse and evaluate light vehicle braking system faults

Electrical and Electronic 

AURT575093A

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in stability/ steering/suspension systems

AURT575193A

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in electric over hydraulic systems

AURT575293A

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems

AURT575393A

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in transmission/ driveline systems

AURT575493A

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in braking systems

AURT575593A

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in safety systems

AURT575693A

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in monitoring/ protection systems

AURT576520A

Develop and apply electrical systems modification

AURT576620A

Develop and apply electronic systems modification

Engines /systems and transmissions 

AURT401145A

Overhaul engines and associated engine components

AURT403145B

Overhaul petrol fuel system components

AURT406145A

Overhaul clutch assemblies

AURT406645A

Overhaul transmissions (manual)

AURT407145A

Overhaul transmissions (automatic)

AURT412645A

Overhaul final drive assemblies

AURT570193A

Analyse and evaluate light vehicle driveline system faults

AURT570293A

Analyse and evaluate light vehicle engine and fuel system faults

General mechanical 

AURT466208A

Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults

AURT477093A

Analyse and evaluate gas fuel system faults

AURT574020A

Develop and apply mechanical systems modification

AURT574120A

Develop and apply hydraulic systems modification

AURT577120A

Develop and apply gas fuel systems modification

AURT577520A

Prepare technical reports

AURT577620A

Develop and document specifications and procedures

AURT577727B

Estimate and calculate costs to repair, maintain or modify a vehicle

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

Steering and suspension 

AURT415145A

Overhaul steering system components

AURT570093A

Analyse and evaluate light vehicle steering and suspension system faults