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Qualification details

AUR40512 - Certificate IV in Vehicle Loss Assessing (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AUR40511 - Certificate IV in Vehicle Loss Assessing16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR40514 - Certificate IV in Vehicle Loss Assessing 15/Jan/2015

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

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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BSBWOR401A - Establish effective workplace relationshipsEstablish effective workplace relationshipsSupersededElective
AURVNA4005 - Inspect quality of vehicle repair workInspect quality of vehicle repair workSupersededCore
AURVNA4006 - Identify and value vehicle salvageIdentify and value vehicle salvageSupersededCore
BSBWRK408A - Undertake negotiationsUndertake negotiationsDeletedElective
BSBCCO405A - Survey stakeholders to gather and record informationSurvey stakeholders to gather and record informationSupersededElective
AURVNA4004 - Apply insurance industry knowledge to vehicle loss assessmentApply insurance industry knowledge to vehicle loss assessmentSupersededCore
FNSPIM410A - Collect, assess and use informationCollect, assess and use informationSupersededElective
AURAEA4004 - Manage environmental compliance in an automotive workplaceManage environmental compliance in an automotive workplaceSupersededElective
AURVLA4001 - Identify and report vehicle claim fraud indicatorsIdentify and report vehicle claim fraud indicatorsSupersededCore
AURVNA4003 - Review a vehicle repair quotationReview a vehicle repair quotationSupersededCore
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 599612 Insurance Loss Adjuster 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 5994-15 Insurance Loss Adjuster 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0811 Banking, Finance And Related Fields 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Insurance,Automotive Industry 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Vehicle Insurance Assessor 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 599612 Insurance Loss Adjuster 07/Aug/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 5994-15 Insurance Loss Adjuster 07/Aug/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0811 Banking, Finance And Related Fields 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 AUR40511 Certificate IV in Vehicle Loss Assessing

Unit code updated to meet policy requirements

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of high level evaluation and assessment functions in the vehicle loss assessing industry. It is suitable for entry into the vehicle loss assessing industry.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Certificate IV in Vehicle Loss Assessing is intended to prepare an individual working as a vehicle loss assessor in the vehicle loss assessing industry. The vehicle loss assessing job role may include assessing one or more of the following vehicle types:

  • light vehicle
  • commercial vehicle
  • heavy vehicle
  • agricultural and plant equipment
  • recreational vehicle
  • motorcycle.

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Additional qualification advice 

Training organisations are advised that in addition to the technical knowledge outlined in the relevant units of competency, any appropriate specialised technical knowledge related to the vehicle type chosen by the individual should be included in any training plan.

Pathways Information

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50112 Diploma of Automotive Management, or other relevant qualifications in the insurance-related industries.

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, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Entry Requirements

Those undertaking Certificate IV in Vehicle Loss Assessing are required to have completed an automotive Certificate III qualification in one of the following disciplines:

  • Automotive Vehicle Body or equivalent
  • Automotive Paint or equivalent
  • Automotive Mechanical or equivalent
  • Automotive Electrical or equivalent.

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 

  • communicating with colleagues and customers to gather information about their needs
  • listening to and following complex oral instructions
  • reading, interpreting, writing and presenting reports
  • writing clear and detailed instructions
  • negotiating effectively
  • reading, interpreting and questioning legal, financial and other business documentation

Teamwork 

  • working within own role to support team activities
  • referring queries to colleagues
  • identifying and using the strengths of other team members
  • providing coaching, mentoring and feedback to other team members to develop skills and knowledge related to vehicle loss assessment
  • working with vehicle repairers

Problem solving 

  • finding, analysing and interpreting data
  • determining appropriate strategies to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • diagnosing customer issues and taking action to resolve them
  • applying a range of problem-solving strategies
  • seeking information from various sources to determine causes of problem
  • using numerical skills to calculate costs and prices of vehicle systems and components

Initiative and enterprise 

  • contributing to the strategic direction of the enterprise
  • identifying learning opportunities to improve work practices
  • evaluating tasks to improve efficiency
  • suggesting improvements to the structure and design of existing systems
  • developing innovative solutions to business challenges
  • identifying business opportunities

Planning and organising 

  • organising loss assessment information
  • organising resources, equipment and timelines
  • planning for contingencies
  • organising work schedules and meetings
  • developing operational procedures for the business
  • identifying performance measures for the business

Self-management 

  • 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 

  • participating in professional networks and associations to obtain and maintain knowledge and skills
  • actively participating in coaching and mentoring sessions to improve standards of service provision
  • contributing to the learning of team members
  • seeking assistance and expert advice on financial, legal and/or technical aspects of the job
  • seeking out and learning new ideas, skills and techniques

Technology 

  • keeping abreast of latest technology related to panel, paint, mechanical and electrical vehicle repair
  • using business technology to collect, analyse and provide information
  • applying business technology for communication, planning, financial management and operating the business

Packaging Rules

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 17 units  of competency, consisting of:

  • 11 core units 

plus

  • 6 elective units , of which:
  • up to 6  elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 3  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 

Vehicle Body - Regulatory or Legal 

AURVLA4001

Identify and report vehicle claim fraud indicators

Vehicle Body - Loss Assessment or Repair Quoting 

AURVNA4001

Provide vehicle loss assessment and identify repair requirements

AURVNA4002

Provide vehicle total loss assessment

AURVNA4003

Review a vehicle repair quotation

AURVNA4004

Apply insurance industry knowledge to vehicle loss assessment

AURVNA4005

Inspect quality of vehicle repair work

AURVNA4006

Identify and value vehicle salvage

AURVNA4007

Apply automotive mechanical and electrical knowledge to vehicle loss assessment

AURVNA4008

Apply automotive body and paint knowledge to vehicle loss assessment

Vehicle Body - Loss Assessment or Repair Quoting - Body 

AURVNN4001

Evaluate vehicle bodywork for damage and identify repair requirements

Vehicle Body - Loss Assessment or Repair Quoting - Paint 

AURVNP4001

Evaluate vehicle paintwork for damage and identify refinish requirements

Elective units 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Common - Environment 

AURAEA2002

Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURAEA4004

Manage environmental compliance in an automotive workplace

Common - Information Technology 

AURAKA2001

Use information technology systems

Common - Management, Leadership and Supervision 

AURAMA4005

Manage complex customer issues

Vehicle Body - Technical 

AURVTA3004

Inspect vehicle systems and determine preferred repair action

Imported Units 

BSBCCO405A

Survey stakeholders to gather and record information

BSBMGT403A

Implement continuous improvement

BSBREL402A

Build client relationships and business networks

BSBWHS301A

Maintain workplace safety

BSBWOR401A

Establish effective workplace relationships

BSBWOR404B

Develop work priorities

BSBWRK408A

Undertake negotiations

FNSPIM410A

Collect, assess and use information

PSPTRAN501A

Provide specialist vehicle technical advice

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