AUR50116 – Diploma of AutomotiveManagement


NoUnit CodeNameCore/Elective
1AURAEA004Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplaceCore
2AURAMA005Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplaceCore
3AURAMA006Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplaceCore
4BSBFIM501Manage budgets and financial plansCore
5BSBMGT502Manage people performanceCore
6BSBWHS501Ensure a safe workplaceCore
7AURAAA002Determine retail rates for automotive products and servicesElectives
8BSBCUS501Manage quality customer serviceElectives
9BSBHRM405Support recruitment selection and induction of staffElectives
10BSBLED401Develop teams and individualsElectives
11BSBWOR501Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentElectives
12BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectivenessElectives

Course Duration:

This course will be delivered over 52 weeks including Holidays and breaks and includes 1200 hours of Volume of learning which includes face to face study and self-study.

Delivery Mode: This course is delivered on face to face class room study on full time basis .

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.

Entry Requirements of the College:

  1. Year 12 certificate (Or its Equivalent for Overseas students)
  2. Students must be of 18 years of age to apply.
  3. An IELTS level of 5.5 is required for International students entering into this program. (To find out about IELTS, visit (Only for Overseas Students)
  4. Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) Test:

NMC will review all enrolment applications to ensure entry requirements are being met prior to acceptance into a course. As part of the enrolment process students are required to complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) test to ensure that the student has the ability to complete the course. This test will occur prior to course commencement and will be assessed by a trainer/Assessor or an authorised NMC Delegate.

Note: Training package requirements: No entry requirements


There are no pre-requisites

Pathways for Students:

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program.

Training Pathway

A possible training pathway for a student completing this qualification could be the following:

AUR50116- Diploma of Automotive ManagementRelevant Advanced Diploma qualificationRelevant Higher Education

Credit Transfer may be gained on completion of this qualification for further study in related qualifications.

Employment 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

Units of Competency and Delivery Hours

To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 12 units of competency, consisting of:

  • 6 Core units ( C)
  • 6 Elective units (E)

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Please note: Elective units have been selected as they have been identified as containing knowledge and skills appropriate for the industry.

RPL/Credit Transfer:

You can apply for recognition of prior learning, academic credit and work experience towards this qualification. During the course of your life you will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge. Through work, volunteer roles, family commitments and various tasks undertaken in everyday life, you are building up a bank of knowledge. The evidence of these skills and knowledge accumulated can be used to help you gain a qualification.

Example: Agra has been working as a motor mechanic in a workshop for 5 years, he never did get around completing his qualification, his employer asks him to complete his Diploma of Automotive Management, but he wasn’t keen to study. In this case scenario North Melbourne College (NMC) can help Agra through the process and he could complete his qualification in less than a year.

Having a qualification helps:

  1. Enter the Workforce
  2. Re-Enter the workforce
  3. Change careers
  4. Get a Job or Promotion

Delivery Arrangements

This program is to be delivered in a classroom based environment at main campus at with an access to a NMC workplace or workshop located 84 Buckley St, Footscray Vic 3011 to receive practical industry training as part of the course training program. As a requirement of this course the students will also have access to all the required equipment and facilities of the automotive workshop facilities at Main campus. Each unit is delivered in a combination of face to face theory and demonstration sessions in the classroom and the automotive simulated workshop environment which is supported by practical group development and individual activities within the automotive environment.

Students will be provided with detailed learners guide and learning materials to support the assessment activities. The learning materials will include learning assessments and other reference material available from trainer relevant to the unit of competence being delivered. The learning materials will include learning assessments, CDX tools and other reference material available from trainer relevant to the unit of competence being delivered.

Hands on Training in Automotive Workshop

AUTOMOTIVE WORKSHOP: NMC Automotive workshop will provide hands on training for Automotive Students. Just to name a few features, the training centre consists of; working bases/Hoists with a comprehensive range of all the tools and equipment found in workshop facilities today. Three different vehicles to provide students with real life experience of vehicle maintenance and repair. Workshop which has been systematically sectioned with a several main areas to encourage and help students learn the different areas of vehicle service and For More information and to enrol, please Contact our friendly team at NMC on

Assessment methods: NMC will use range of assessment methods while conducting assessments for this course which includes (but not limited to):

  • Knowledge Quiz
  • Written questions
  • Case study
  • Assignments and projects
  • Skills demonstration in automotive workshop