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Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling

CRICOS Code: 103580G   |   Course Code: AUR40820



This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform advanced troubleshooting and repair tasks in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

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English language entry requirements

  • IELTS 5.5
  • OTHER Language of instruction in previous studies was English
  • or Language spoken at home is English
  • or Satisfactory standard achieved from the Australian Industrial Systems Institute
  • or Hong Kong C.E.E. Grade C
  • or better
  • or Other acceptable equivalents

Career Pathway

Job roles and employment outcomes

The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling is intended to provide advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their repair and technical skills. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

  • automotive lead/master technician.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have completed a year 12 or equivalent level of secondary education. Applicants must be over the age of 18 at the time of commencement. Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Overhauling are required to have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.

Course fees

Tuition: $6,950
Application Fee: $250 (Non Refundable)

Text Book: $150
Safety Equipment: $150

Fee for Service:
Domestic and International Students

As Delivered by Australian Industrial Systems Institute

Compulsory Units:

  • AURTTA121 Diagnose complex system faults

Course Duration

23 weeks for those who enter with a Certificate III in Automotive Technology or equivalent or equivalent at a minimum of 20 hours per week required attendance.

Course Commencement

Monthly Intake commencing the first Monday of every month.

  • AURTTE005 Overhaul engines
  • AURTTF003 Overhaul diesel fuel injection system components
  • AURTTM011 Recondition engine cylinder heads
  • AURETR018 Overhaul starting system motors
  • AURHTB003 Overhaul hydraulic and air over hydraulic braking system components
  • AURTTX007 Overhaul clutch assemblies
  • AURTTX008 Overhaul manual transmissions
  • AURTTQ004 Overhaul final drive assemblies
  • AURTTM004 Assemble engine blocks and sub-assemblies

Total number of units = 10

  • 1 core unit, plus
  • 9 elective units, of which:
  • up to 9 units may be chosen from the Elective Units listed below
  • up to 2 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.

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Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50120 Diploma of Automotive Management and AUR50220 Diploma in Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.


Assessment comprises written assignments, tests and practical application projects. Students are required to attend tests and examinations as scheduled, with test generally scheduled during normal class time.

Training and Assessment Note

Parts of this course will be conducted off-campus within a workshop facility.