Diploma of Automotive Management

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Course Duration
Delivery Mode
(15 hours in-person, 5 hours online), Blended
Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov

AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Management is a nationally accredited course that 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.


52 weeks including 40 weeks of training and assessment delivery and 12 weeks of holidays.




Entry requirements

Be over the age of 18
Demonstrate good command of written and spoken English
Verified evidence of IELTS Level 5.5 overall (or equivalent). Other English language tests such as PTE (score 42) and TOEFL (score 46) can be accepted.
Have completed a Higher School Certificate (HSC)/Australian Year 12/ Certificate IV or above qualification/ equivalent work experience.


Additionally, all applicants are required to:
Complete Pre-Enrollment Interview – to assess suitability to undertake the course
Complete a Language Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment – a diagnostic process to identify if prospective student requires LLN support.

(Note: Any AQF qualification at the Certificate IV level or above in a relevant discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements)

Career Pathway

This qualification may provide entry into employment in the following or related roles:
Automotive Workshop Manager
Customer Service Manager (Automotive)
Automotive Services/Repair Manager
Automotive Aftermarket Manager
Automotive Retail Sales Manager
Dealer Principal
Automotive Purchasing Manager
Automotive Warehouse Manager

Further Study

Students who successfully complete this qualification may progress onto a relevant Advanced Diploma or a Bachelor degree.

Fees and charges

 Tuition Fee: AUD 9,000
 Enrolment Fee: AUD 200
  Materials Fee: AUD 300
Total cost: AUD 9,500


A nationally accredited Qualification at the Diploma level, AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Management

Delivery Mode

Blended (20 hours per week including 15 hours of face-to-face week in a classroom and/or an automotive workshop-based training and assessment and 5 hours of online study)

Course Structure

The course will be delivered over a 12-month period across 6 terms. Each term consists of 6 weeks of delivery and two weeks of break. The course is delivered in a purpose designed Automotive Technology learning institute. Students will attend college in-person 2 days per week (15 hours). The face-to-face component is conducted in a combination of classroom and automotive workshop environment. Practical sessions will include the demonstration, explanation, and practice of automotive technology skills undertaken in a fully functioning and equipped automotive workshop situated on Revesby campus. In addition to face‐to‐face learning, students will also complete 5 hours of online study each week to assist them in building their professional knowledge and undertake work toward their assignments.


A variety of assessment methods are used to assess the students including (but not limited to) written and oral questions, observation, projects/reports, practical demonstration, role-play. Assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet. A fully equipped Computer Lab and free internet access available at the campus. and it is essential for the student to have access to computer device and possess basic computer skills.

What will I study?

To achieve the qualification, students are required to complete 12 units of competency (6 core and 6 elective units).
Units of CompetencyCore/Elective
AURAEA004 Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceCore
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplaceCore
AURAAA002 Determine retail rates for automotive products and servicesElective
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plansCore
AURAMA005 Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplaceCore
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer serviceElective
AURAMA006 Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplaceCore
BSBMGT517 Manage operational planElective
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staffElective
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectivenessElective
BSBMGT502 Manage people performanceCore
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentElective