Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis Cert IV – AUR40212
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform advanced diagnostic operations in the automotive retail, service and repair environment.
Job roles and employment outcomes
The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills.
Job roles related to this qualification include:
- automotive lead or master technician
- automotive technical adviser
This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR50112 Diploma of Automotive Management, AUR50212 Diploma in Automotive Technology or other relevant qualifications.
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.
Those undertaking Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis are required to have completed an automotive mechanical Certificate III qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent competency.
Employability Skills 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.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 10 units of competency, consisting of:
- 1core unit
- 9 elective units