Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling

Course Code AUR40816
Campus Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street
Duration 620 hours

Course Overview

For the seriously talented mechanic who gets to the bottom of what makes cars tick: dismantling, and repairing and fine-tuning. The Certificate IV in Auto Mechanical Overhaul is the qualification for you. Youll learn the tricks and tools of master mechanics. Work in repair departments in an automotive retail, service or a repair team. In a dealership, private workshop – or go out on your own. Work on vehicles in our workshops provided by our industry partners and on-the-job with the support of your Trainers. Youll learn advanced troubleshooting to diagnose dismantle and repair:
·Brakes and cooling systems

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

Once completed, you may wish to continue study at the Diploma level, specialising in Automotive Management or Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.

This qualification is designed to provide advanced training for Automotive Technicians who want to further develop their repair and technical skills.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts Mon 1st July, 1 Day a week, inc Workplace and On Campus, 9am to 4pm /2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street Starts Mon 1st July, 1 Day a week, inc Workplace and On Campus, 9am to 4pm /2019

Attendance and Commitment

The course runs over a 12 month period and students are enrolled part time.
Students attend GOTAFE 1 day per week for 40 weeks to complete on campus training.

Course Co-ordinator

Brett Ambrosio

Fee Information
Type Average Enrolled Hours Hourly Fee Rate Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate Total Govt Contribution
Govt Subsidised-Standard 620 $5.20 $3,224.00 $12.00 $7,440.00
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession 620 $1.04 $644.80 $12.00 $7,440.00
Full Fee 620 $5.20 $3,224.00 N/A N/A
Course Materials 620 $1.00 $620.00 N/A N/A

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

You are required to hold a Certificate III in automotive or mechanical fields or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency prior to commencing this qualification.

Units of Competency

AUR40816 – Core Units

AURTTA021 – Diagnose complex system faults

AUR40816 – Elective Units

AURTTM004 – Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM005 – Balance rotating and reciprocating engine components
AURTTW003 – Carry out machining operations
AURTTM008 – Dismantle and evaluate engine blocks and sub-assemblies
AURTTM009 – Fit sleeves and bore and hone engine cylinders
AURTTF007 – Overhaul carburettor fuel system components
AURTTF003 – Overhaul diesel fuel injection system components
AURTTE005 – Overhaul engines
AURTTQ004 – Overhaul final drive assemblies
AURLTB001 – Overhaul light vehicle braking system components
AURTTX008 – Overhaul manual transmissions
AURTTM011 – Recondition engine cylinder heads
AURTTM002 – Repair bearing tunnels and connecting rods in engines
AURMTE001 – Test engines using a dynamometer

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?

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