Duration Mode of Delivery
Course duration is calculated on 20 hours per week of face-to-face
training for 20 weeks & 3 weeks of  llocated term break.

Total Course Duration: 30 weeks

  • Face to face classroom based.
  • Multicultural groups in an instructor led learning environment.
  • Assessment in simulated environment.

Qualification Overview

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

Who can Enrol?

The target group for applicants will be international and domestic applicants over 18 years of age, who have already completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification
or are able to demonstrate equivalent competency to extensive work experience in the Automotive industry. Strong foundations in the Automotive Service and repair industry are required, and those skills will be advanced over the duration of the course.

Pathways into the qualification

AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis is considered a specialist course designed for those with existing Certificate III Automotive Mechanical qualification or equivalent competency to further their diagnostic skills. Upon successful completion of the course and nationally recognised qualification is issued, students can apply for Automotive Service and Repair diagnostic technician positions.

Recommended Pathways from this qualification

Students exiting the qualification may choose to progress with further studies by undertaking one or more of the following qualifications:

  • AUR50116 Diploma in Automotive Management.
  • AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology.

Employment Pathways from the qualification

This qualification prepares student to perform mechanical work in the Automotive (light vehicle) Service and Repair Industry.

This course may lead to employment as:

  • Automotive Diagnostic Technician or Automotive Master Technician.

Entry requirements:

English Language Requirement

Minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or PTE score of 42 or Certificate III in EAL or equivalent.

*For equivalency of various English Languages proficiency testing, and other forms of equivalency please refer to the admissions and student selection policy available in the student’s handbook (www.glen.edu.au).


In the absence of formal English qualifications Glen Institute may proffer English Placement Test

Academic Requirement

No prior academic requirements apply for this qualification; however, Glen Institute require successful completion of Australian Equivalent Year 12 qualification or higher. If not
graduating from AUR30620 or AUR30616 qualification, applicants must have completed an Automotive Mechanical qualification at a Certificate III level or demonstrate be able to  demonstrate equivalent competency.

Age Requirement

All applicants must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to the course.

Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirement

Applicants will be required to demonstrate their LLN capabilities &/or complete an LLN
assessment prior to the commencement of the course as per the Glen Pre –training & LLN
Policy & Procedure. Glen Institute uses LLN Robot platform for the assessment.

Course Specific Requirements

Applicants must hold a valid driver’s licence (probationary or full), or a valid overseas driver
licence that is eligible to drive in Australia.

Due to the practical nature of this course, each applicant will need to physically be able to perform assessment tasks in an automotive workplace simulated environment. An applicant should meet the basic physical and health requirements of those tasks address in the Pre-Training Review and enrolment form.


Applicants should have basic computer and MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and Power Point).
Applicants should be in possession of their personal computer (the minimum configuration
should be Intel Core i3 (sixth generation or newer) or equivalent. Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Professional x64, Memory: 4 GB RAM, Storage: 120 GB internal storage).


AURTTA021 Diagnose complex system faults.


AURETR037 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle safety systems.
AURTTA026 Diagnose complex faults in electronic over hydraulic systems.
AURLTB104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle braking systems.
AURLTD109 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle steering and suspension systems.
AURLTE104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle petrol engines.
AURLTE105 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle diesel engines.
AURTTA125 Diagnose complex faults in vehicle integrated stability control systems.
AURTTR101 Diagnose complex faults in engine management systems.
AURLTX104 Diagnose complex faults in light vehicle automatic transmission and driveline systems.