AUR50116 Diploma of

Automotive Management

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

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  • Study modeBlended (Face-to-Face
    and online)

  • locationParramatta
    and Sydney

  • Course duration52 weeks

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  • Upcoming intake DatesSee Intakes

Course Description

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.

Course Duration

52 Weeks

36 Weeks Tuition plus 16 weeks holidays

Full-Time Study

20 Hours/Week

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: $12,000 *

Enrolment Fee: $0** (offered as part of a package with AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and/or AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis)

Materials Fee: $1000

* Discounts may apply** Non-refundable Information on other fees and charges available here

Intake Dates

  • 25 January 2021
  • 19 April 2021
  • 12 July 2021

Mode of Study

The 12 units of competency are delivered throughout the 52 weeks. The qualification is delivered over 4 terms of tuition.

Classroom based learning and up to one-third of the course may be delivered online.


Assessments are conducted during training sessions and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. The assessments are conducted using knowledge and skills assessments. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning (Oral/Written), Case Study, Third Party Report, In Class Activities, Observations, Role Play and RPL.

Units of Competency

AURAEA004 Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace


AURAMA005 Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace


AURAMA006 Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplace


BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans


BSBMGT502 Manage people performance


BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace


BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service


BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff


BSBHRM505 Manage remuneration and employee benefits


BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan


BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development


BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness


All the above listed units of competency must be completed to receive the AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management qualification.

RPL and Exemptions

Apex will recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other RTO’s, upon verification with the issuing organisation. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in our student handbook.

Vocational Outcomes

Possible employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • Automotive Warehouse Manager
  • Customer Service Manager (Automotive)
  • Automotive Services/Repair Manager
  • Automotive Purchasing Manager
  • Automotive Workshop Manager

Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors.

Entry Requirements and Pre-Requisites

The course will be available for those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12. International Students are also required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry as there are no pre-requisites.

Target Group

Domestic and International students who wish to undertake this course in order to access employment as an Automotive Warehouse Manage, Customer Service Manager (Automotive), Automotive Services/Repair Manage, Purchasing Manager, Automotive Workshop Manager as well as those with substantial experience gained through employment but who lack a formal qualification.

Please note: Apex does not guarantee successful completion of the course nor guarantees a particular employment or migration outcome on completion of the qualification.

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