Why choose this course?
Embark on a dynamic career in the automotive technology field. Get hands on with our practical training to diagnose, analyse, evaluate, design and modify automotive electrical and mechanical systems.
You will gain the skills to identify faults in braking systems, fuel systems, transmission and driveline systems and steering and suspension systems, and decide on the best course of action to repair these issues using environmentally sustainable work practices. On completion you will also be able to develop and document specifications and procedures, and overhaul engines and associated engine components.
Completing this course will give you the knowledge and some of the skills of an automotive mechanic, however you will not receive a trade certificate or be able to work as a fully qualified mechanic without achieving the provisional skills assessment requirements of Trades Recognition Australia. For more information, please visit tradesrecognitionaustralia.gov.au.
- Automotive Diagnostic Technician
- Automotive Technician
- Service Technician
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis is required for entry into this course.
Please refer to the Non-Tuition Fees section of your Letter of Offer for any additional requirements where a cost may be incurred.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.