Qualification details

AUR40412 - Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 17/Jan/2013

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AUR40405 - Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR40416 - Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement 13/Apr/2016

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AURAFA5006 - Prepare technical reportsPrepare technical reports Elective
AURAFA5007 - Develop and document specifications and proceduresDevelop and document specifications and procedures Elective
AURAMA5006 - Contribute to business improvementContribute to business improvement Elective
AURETR3023 - Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systemsDiagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems Elective
AURETR5033 - Develop and apply electronic systems modificationDevelop and apply electronic systems modification Elective
AURETR5034 - Develop and apply electrical systems modificationDevelop and apply electrical systems modification Elective
AURLTB4001 - Overhaul braking system components (light)Overhaul braking system components (light) Elective
AURLTD3005 - Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)Repair suspension systems (light vehicle) Elective
AURLTQ3001 - Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle)Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle) Elective
AURLTQ3002 - Repair final drive - driveline (light vehicle)Repair final drive - driveline (light vehicle) Elective
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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 Automotive Service and Repair 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Automotive Performance Enhancement Master Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 321211 Motor Mechanic (General) 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4211-11 Motor Mechanic 07/Aug/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0305 Automotive Engineering And Technology 07/Aug/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 17/Jan/2013 
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Modification History

Release 

Comment 

Release 1 

Replaces AUR40405 Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to analyse and repair complex performance driveline systems.

Job roles or employment outcomes 

The Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement is intended to provide advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their technical, diagnostic and repair skills.

Job outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • master technician
  • performance vehicle technician

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50212 Diploma of Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Entry Requirements

Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement are required to have completed an automotive AUR30612 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the automotive 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 

  • clearly communicating workplace information and ideas with workplace colleagues (verbal and non-verbal), including use of automotive terms
  • completing workplace reports
  • using and contributing to workplace procedures
  • maintaining workplace records
  • communicating with colleagues and clients to handle verbal enquiries, such as clarifying instructions and responding to requests for information
  • interpreting the needs of customers
  • reading and interpreting workplace related documentation

Teamwork 

  • identifying and describe own role and role of others
  • working within a team
  • working with diverse individuals and groups
  • applying knowledge of own role to complete activities efficiently to support team activities and tasks

Problem solving 

  • recognising a workplace problem or a potential problem and take action
  • determining problems needing priority action
  • referring problems outside area of responsibility to appropriate person and suggesting possible causes
  • seeking information and assistance as required to solve problems
  • using a range of problem-solving techniques
  • taking action to resolve concerns
  • developing practical responses to common breakdowns in workplace systems and procedures

Initiative and enterprise 

  • adapting to new and emerging situations in the workplace
  • being proactive and creative in responding to workplace problems, changes and challenges

Planning and organising 

  • planning own work requirements and prioritising actions to achieve required outcomes and ensure tasks are completed on time
  • identifying risk factors and taking action to minimise risk

Self-management 

  • selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
  • recognising limitations and seeking timely advice
  • planning own work requirements, setting own work program and managing time to ensure tasks are completed on time
  • following workplace documentation, such as codes of practice or operating procedures

Learning 

  • asking questions to gain information
  • identifying sources of information, assistance and expert knowledge to expand knowledge, skills and understanding
  • participating in self-improvement activities
  • participating in development of workplace continuous improvement strategies
  • helping others develop competency

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 business technology to collect, analyse and provide information

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 10 units of competency, consisting of: 

  • 3 core units  listed below

plus

  • 7 elective units,  of which:
  • up to 7  elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2  elective units may be chosen from a Certificate III qualification or above in this Training Package or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.

Core units  

Unit code 

Unit title 

Pre requisites 

Motorsport - Technical - Engines 

AURMTE4001

Test engines using a dynamometer

Motorsport - Technical - Fuel Systems 

AURMTF4002

Analyse and repair performance fuel injection systems

AURETR3023 AURTTF2001

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA4021

Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults

Elective units  

Unit code 

Unit title 

Pre requisites 

Administration - Foundation Skills 

AURAFA5006

Prepare technical reports

AURAFA5007

Develop and document specifications and procedures

Administration - Management, Leadership and Supervision  

AURAMA5006

Contribute to business improvement

Electrical - Technical - Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR3023

Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems

AURETR5033

Develop and apply electronic systems modification

AURETR5034

Develop and apply electrical systems modification

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical - Brakes 

AURLTB4001

Overhaul braking system components (light)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURLTD3005

Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical – Driveline and Final Drives 

AURLTQ3001

Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle)

AURLTQ3002

Repair final drive – driveline (light vehicle)

Motorsport - Technical 

AURMTA3007

Conduct non-destructive testing

AURMTA5003

Determine material suitability for competition vehicle components

AURMTA3007 MEM30012A

AURMTA5008

Apply aerodynamic and vehicle dynamic principles and effects to competition vehicles

AURMTD4002 AURMTJ4001 MEM30012A

Mechanical - Light Vehicle - Technical – Transmission 

AURLTX3001

Repair transmissions - manual (light vehicle)

Motorsport - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURMTD4001

Test suspension dampers using a dynamometer

MEM30012A

AURMTD4002

Prepare competition vehicle suspension

AURLTD3005 AURTTD2004

Motorsport - Technical - Fuel Systems 

AURMTF4001

Analyse and repair complex performance carburetted fuel systems

AURTTF2001 AURTTF3006

Motorsport - Technical - Wheels and Tyres 

AURMTJ4001

Select and prepare tyres and wheels for motorsport applications

Motorsport - Technical - Driveline and Final Drives 

AURMTQ4001

Analyse and repair complex performance driveline systems

AURLTQ3001 AURLTQ3002 AURLTX3001 AURMTA3007

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Environment 

AURTEA4001

Manage environmental compliance in the mechanical repair industry

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Loss Assessment or Repair Quoting 

AURTNA5001

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

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical 

AURTTA5022

Develop and apply mechanical system modifications

AURTTA5023

Develop and apply hydraulic system modifications

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Steering and Suspension 

AURTTD2004

Inspect and service suspension systems

AURTTD4005

Overhaul steering system components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Engines 

AURTTE4005

Overhaul engines and associated engine components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Fuel Systems 

AURTTF2001

Service petrol fuel systems

AURTTF3006

Diagnose and repair petrol carburettor systems

AURTTF4007

Overhaul petrol fuel system components

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Alternative Fuels 

AURTTL5015

Develop and apply gas fuel system modifications

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Driveline and Final Drives 

AURTTQ4004

Overhaul final drive assemblies

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Transmission 

AURTTX4007

Overhaul clutch assemblies

AURTTX4008

Overhaul transmissions (manual)

AURTTX4009

Overhaul transmissions (automatic)

Imported Units 

BSBWHS401A

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

MEM30012A

Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.

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