This qualification reflects the role of individuals who undertake leadership and management roles in the automotive industry. It is suitable for entry into senior management roles in all sectors of the automotive industry.
This course is designed for international students who will be involved in classroom training in a full time capacity to gain the qualification. These students may come from different countries and cultural backgrounds and must hold a valid student visa.
Students need to complete 12 units of competency in total, following the guidelines as outlined in the AUR Training Package Qualifications Rules, which require:
- 6 core unit plus
- 6 elective units
Please note: All the elective units have been selected by the college through an extensive consultative process with industry partners and they have been identified to provide knowledge and skills appropriate for the industry. The full list of units can be found in AUR Training Package and are made available for all AAIC training staff and students to review. The units offered by AAIC are listed as below:
|Core / Elective
|Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
|Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace
|Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplace
|Manage budgets and financial plans
|Manage people performance
|Ensure a safe workplace
|Manage quality customer service
|Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
|Develop teams and individuals
|Manage operational plan
|Manage personal work priorities and professional development
|Lead and manage team effectiveness
AAIC will deliver this qualification over a 52-week period. This will consist of scheduled 20 Student Contact Hours (SCH) per week for 44 weeks (880 hours) allowing for 8-week breaks. This takes into accountpublic holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter, and School holiday breaks.
This program is delivered through classroom based face-to-face training, including simulated individual or group exercises in theory classes; practical sessions are delivered in the automotive workshop facilities. The trainer will provide any additional learning material where gaps are identified in either student’s underpinning knowledge or the training resources.
Students will be advised of the assessment requirements at the beginning of each unit. Assessment will usually commence in the session following delivery or as advised by the trainer. As this is a competency based program, assessment continues throughout the program until the student either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or a further training need is identified and addressed.
The assessment process may include:
- Written Assessment
- Practical Task
- Observation of performance
- Work Placement /Third Party Report
Students are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program. Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
- Automotive Electrical Workshop Manager/Service Manager, Automotive Electrical Workshop Technical Service Advisor, Automotive Master Technician.
(AAIC does not guarantee an employment outcome, licence, or accreditation at the completion of this qualification).
Pathways for Further Studies
After achieving the AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management, student may choose to undertake further studies.
International Student’s Entry Requirements
Entry into this program requires International Students to fulfill requirements as listed below:
- Must be 18 years of age or over
- Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent)
- Minimum 5.5 IELTS score or equivalent as per the following:
- TOEFL iBT: 46
- PTE Academic: 42
- OET: B for each test component
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 162
Theory: AAIC Campus, Level 1, 135 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Practical: 24 Dundee Avenue, Holden Hill SA 5088
Classroom based, Practical work at an Automotive Workshop.
Tuition Fee $ 10000
One Time Application Fees $250 (Non-Refundable)
Text Books & Material Fees $0
Single Overseas Student Health Cover $ 550 per Annum Approximately
Family Overseas Student Health Cover $ 5000 per Annum Approximately
Intake dates for Diploma of Automotive Management (AUR50116)
2023: 18/12/2023 to 14/1/2024
2024: 8/7/2024 to 4/8/2024; 16/12/2024 to 12/1/2025
2025: 7/7/2025 to 3/8/2025
*Official timetable included in the Offer Letter