Qualification details

AUR50212 - Diploma of Automotive Technology (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AUR50205 - Diploma of Automotive Technology16/Jan/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to AUR50216 - Diploma of Automotive Technology 13/Apr/2016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 Core
AURETA5001 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in electric over-hydraulic systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in electric over-hydraulic systems Elective
AURETA5002 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in safety systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in safety systems Elective
AURETA5003 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in monitoring and protection systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in monitoring and protection systems Elective
AURETA5004 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in convenience and entertainment systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in convenience and entertainment systems Elective
AURETA5005 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in theft-deterrent systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in theft-deterrent systems Elective
AURETA5006 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in climate-control systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in climate-control systems Elective
AURETB5002 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in braking systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in braking systems Elective
AURETD5002 - Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in stability, steering and suspension systemsAnalyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in stability, steering and suspension systems 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 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Motor Vehicles 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Automotive Electrical Master Technician,Master Technician (Automotive),Automotive Master Technician,Automotive Electrical Workshop Technical Service Advisor,Automotive Electrical Workshop Manager/Service Manager 

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 421 Diploma 17/Jan/2013 
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Modification History

Release 

Comment 

Release 1 

Replaces AUR50205 Diploma of Automotive Technology

Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify automotive electrical and mechanical systems. It is suitable for those working in the automotive service and repair industry at the forefront of the implementation of new technologies.

Job roles and employment outcomes 

The Diploma of Automotive Technology prepares new employees or recognises and develops existing workers who are performing advanced diagnosis and design tasks in the automotive industry.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • advanced diagnostic technician
  • automotive system designer.

Application 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Pathways Information

Pathways from the qualification  

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to a relevant Advanced Diploma qualification.

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 the Diploma of Automotive Technology are required to have completed AUR40212 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis or AUR40812 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling 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 verbal and non-verbal information and ideas with workplace colleagues, 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 describing own role and role of others
  • 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 potential problem and taking 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 and 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 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 12 units  of competency, consisting of:

  • 1 core unit 

plus

  • 11 elective units , of which:
  • up to 11  elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below
  • up to 2  elective units may be chosen from a Certificate IV 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 

Common – Foundation Skills 

AURAFA5007

Develop and document specifications and procedures

Elective units 

Unit code 

Unit title 

Common – Foundation Skills 

AURAFA5006

Prepare technical reports

Electrical – Technical 

AURETA5001

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

AURETA5002

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in safety systems

AURETA5003

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

AURETA5004

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in convenience and entertainment systems

AURETA5005

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in theft-deterrent systems

AURETA5006

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in climate-control systems

Electrical – Technical – Brakes 

AURETB5002

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in braking systems

Electrical – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURETD5002

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

Electrical – Technical – Engines 

AURETE5001

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in engine management systems

Electrical – Technical – Hybrid Vehicle and Battery Electric Vehicle 

AURETH5013

Analyse and evaluate electrical and electronic faults in electric and hybrid vehicle systems

Electrical – Technical – Electrical and Electronic 

AURETR5033

Develop and apply electronic systems modification

AURETR5034

Develop and apply electrical systems modification

Electrical – Technical – Transmission 

AURETX5001

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

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Brakes 

AURHTB5005

Analyse and evaluate heavy vehicle braking system faults

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURHTD5005

Analyse and evaluate heavy vehicle steering and suspension system faults

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Engines 

AURHTE5004

Analyse and evaluate heavy vehicle engine and fuel system faults

Mechanical – Heavy Vehicle – Technical – Transmission 

AURHTX5005

Analyse and evaluate heavy vehicle transmission system faults

Mechanical – Motorcycle – Technical 

AURJTA5003

Analyse and evaluate motorcycle engine and transmission system faults

Mechanical – Motorcycle – Technical – Brakes 

AURJTB5002

Analyse and evaluate motorcycle braking system faults

Mechanical – Motorcycle – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURJTD5006

Analyse and evaluate motorcycle steering, suspension and frame system faults

Mechanical – Motorcycle – Technical – Electrical and Electronic 

AURJTR5001

Analyse and evaluate motorcycle electrical and electronic system faults

Mechanical – Plant and Heavy Equipment – Technical 

AURKTA5006

Analyse and evaluate tracked mobile plant transmission, steering and braking systems faults

AURKTA5007

Analyse and evaluate mobile plant hydraulic system faults

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Brakes 

AURKTB5002

Analyse and evaluate wheeled mobile plant braking system faults

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURKTD5003

Analyse and evaluate wheeled mobile plant steering and suspension system faults

AURKTD5004

Analyse and evaluate tracked mobile plant undercarriage and suspension system faults

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Engines 

AURKTE5001

Analyse and evaluate mobile plant engine and fuel system faults

Mechanical – Mobile Plant – Technical – Transmission 

AURKTX5002

Analyse and evaluate wheeled mobile plant transmission system faults

Mechanical – Light Vehicle – Technical – Brakes 

AURLTB5002

Analyse and evaluate light vehicle braking system faults

Mechanical – Light Vehicle – Technical – Steering and Suspension 

AURLTD5007

Analyse and evaluate light vehicle steering and suspension system faults

Mechanical – Light Vehicle – Technical – Engines 

AURLTE5003

Analyse and evaluate light vehicle engine and fuel system faults

Mechanical – Light Vehicle – Technical – Driveline and Final Drives 

AURLTQ5003

Analyse and evaluate light vehicle driveline system faults

Marine – Technical 

AURRTA5007

Analyse and evaluate light marine hydraulic system faults

AURRTA5008

Analyse and evaluate light marine hull performance and stability system faults

Marine – Technical – Engines 

AURRTE5012

Analyse and evaluate light marine engine and powerhead system faults

Marine – Technical – Transmission 

AURRTX5005

Analyse and evaluate light marine transmission system faults

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

AURTTA5024

Develop and apply pneumatic system modifications

Mechanical Miscellaneous – Technical – Alternative Fuels 

AURTTL5014

Analyse and evaluate gas fuel system faults

AURTTL5015

Develop and apply gas fuel system modifications

Vehicle Body – Technical – Body 

AURVTN5034

Evaluate and select bodywork materials, equipment and processes

Imported Units 

MSAENV472B

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

MSAENV672B

Develop workplace policy and procedures for environmental sustainability

Custom Content Section

Not applicable.

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