Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement

Course Code AUR40416
Campus Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details
Duration 494 hours

Course Overview

Want to be a master technician and work on performance vehicles? Ready to dive into the auto retail after-market, or high performance road car industry? Take your trade qualification further with the Certificate IV in Automotive Performance Enhancement at GOTAFE. Our industry partners provide performance vehicles for our workshop-based learning. Well show you how to apply your skills to more complex problems. Work on performance engines and fuel injection systems. Analyse and repair complex performance driveline systems, and prepare and test motorsport vehicles. Youll learn the know-how to get the most from your equipment and tools for each vehicle.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

Once completed, you may wish to progress onto a Diploma level or further specialist areas.

Once qualified you may find employment as a Master Technician and Performance Vehicle Technician.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Standard $2,568.80
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession $513.76
Full Fee $2,568.80
Course Materials $494.00

Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019.   For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Entry into this qualification requires you to hold a Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (AUR30612) or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

Units of Competency

AUR40416 – Core Units
AURMTF002 – Analyse and repair performance fuel injection systems
AURTTA021 – Diagnose complex system faults
AURMTE001 – Test engines using a dynamometer

AUR40416 – Elective Units
AURAMA006 – Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplace
AURLTD001 – Select and install performance enhanced suspension system products
AURTTA015 – Produce engineering drawings for vehicle components
AURTTA022 – Develop and apply mechanical system modifications
AURTTA023 – Develop and apply hydraulic system modifications
AURTTE005 – Overhaul engines
AURTTF001 – Inspect and service petrol fuel systems
AURTTM005 – Balance rotating and reciprocating engine components
MEM30012A – Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment

Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.