AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Management

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Course Description

Program code AUR50116
CRICOS code 094325A
Program length 36 Weeks
Study Mode Full time

Qualification Description

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to undertake leadership and management roles within the automotive industry. It is suitable for entry into senior management roles in all sectors of the automotive industry.


Pathways into the qualification
Credit will be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR40116 Certificate IV in Automotive Management or other relevant qualifications.

Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to a relevant Advanced Diploma qualification.

Employment or occupational pathway
The Diploma of Automotive Management is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing management roles in the automotive industry.

Job outcomes targeted by this qualification include:

  • Business manager
  • Automotive directorship.
  • Dealer principal
  • Operations manager
  • Sales manager
  • Area manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Retail manager
  • Parts manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • Automotive service manager
  • Automotive aftermarket manager
  • Automotive retail sales manager
  • Automotive warehouse manager
  • Automotive repair manager.

Entry Requirements

RTO requirements

Domestic students

Training and assessments are conducted in English. Applicants must possess sound written and spoken English skills. Students will be required to complete a pretraining interview Language Literacy, Numeracy test paper as part of an enrolment interview.

International students

  • Must be 18 years old or over
  • Completed year 12 (HSC or equivalent) or relevant industry experience (if applicable)
  • Minimum 6 IELTS score or equivalent (if applicable)
  • Complete a pre-training interview and a Language Literacy, Numeracy test as a part of enrolment process. Off shore students will need to go through a telephone interview.

Training Package
There are no pre-requisite or any other training package entry requirements to enrol in this course.

Course Duration

  • The program delivery will be scheduled over approximate 36 weeks including 6 weeks of break.
  • 8 hours per day for 2 days a week  and 4 hours for  1 day a week.
  • Plus students will need to attend 10 hours additional classes per term.
  • Student will need to put in approximately 7 hours per week towards self paced learning and assessment.

Note: The actual duration of the course may vary for individual students or different cohorts depending on whether the student needs to attend catch up classes, goes on suspension, if the student changes group mid-way through their course, when the student can attend workshop safety training, when holidays fall, recognition of prior learning, credit transfer, and national recognition.

Delivery Methods

Face to face delivery and practicals in a simulated workshop environment where applicable.

Units of Study

Total 12 units: 6 core units plus 6 elective units

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
AURAEA004 Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Core
AURAMA005 Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace Core
AURAMA006 Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplace Core
BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans Core
BSBMGT502 Manage people performance Core
BSBWHS501 Ensure a safe workplace Core
BSBCUS501 Manage quality customer service Elective
BSBTWK503 Manage meetings Elective
BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff Elective
BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan Elective
BSBWOR501 Manage personal work priorities and professional development Elective
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Elective

Assessment Method

Training Australia First uses a range of assessment methods which may include:

  • Written assessment
  • Projects
  • Case study
  • Observation


Recognition of prior learning is a process where a person with work experience, can have their skills and knowledge assessed, with the aim of getting a formal qualification. If you wish to apply for RPL or need further information get in touch with the Student Services & Records Manager at Training Australia First.

Credit Transfer/National Recognition(CT)

Training Australia First recognises AQF qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other Registered Training Organisation in Australia. If you wish to apply for CT or need further information get in touch with the Student Services & Records Manager at Training Australia First.

Award Issued

Students completing all assessment requirements for the qualification will be awarded a certificate corresponding to the completed qualifications. Students completing assessment requirements for part of a qualification will be awarded a Statement of Attainment indicating which modules or units of competency they have completed.