Diploma of Automotive Management -AUR50116

Course NameDiploma of Automotive Management -AUR50116
CRICOS Code114279K
Duration52 weeks (including breaks and holidays)
FeesAU$ 14,800 (AU$ 3,700 per term)
Academic RequirementsStudents seeking admission to this course must complete schooling of Year 12 or equivalent Australian degree
English language requirementEnglish Language Requirements: Academic IELTS 6.0 overall, no less than 5.5 in each band, or upper intermediate, or EAP from approved ELICOS/ESL centre. Any AQF qualification at the Certificate III level or above in any discipline area delivered and assessed in English only will be deemed as meeting both the academic and English language entry requirements.

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.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

This course is appropriate for those:

  • Local or international students who wish to higher level of broader skills and knowledge in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair fields.
  • Persons who have been made redundant from the workforce and are wishing to make a career change and who are seeking to update their existing skill set.
  • Currently holding other AUR qualifications and who are seeking recognition of prior learning.
  • Persons who are wishing to re-enter in the workforce or those looking to make a career change and who are seeking to update their existing knowledge and skill set.

Upon successful completion of all units in this course, students are eligible for the award of AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Management.

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing the AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management, students will be able to work in the following job roles but are not limited to:

  • Automotive Services/Repair Manager
  • Retail Sales Manager
  • Automotive Warehouse Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Automotive Workshop Manager

Note: Attainment of this qualification doesn’t guarantee a job outcome or migration outcome

Pathways from the qualification:

After completing this course, you may wish to further your studies with:

  • Any one or more of the following qualifications at Pacific College:
  1. AUR50216 – Diploma of Automotive Technology
  • Other relevant undergraduate program in other Colleges and universities throughout Australia.

Physical requirements Students should be aware that this course requires active involvement with mindfulness while undertaking Work placement in a real workplace and conducting practicals on the campus premises or in a simulated environment.


We provide access to your course materials through Moodle online platform and course handouts. We have computers and student access at college, required software’s (eg, IT software’s and Microsoft suite) are installed in college computers for students to use. A complete, clean laundered and ironed uniform, and correct footwear must be always worn, while attending practical class.

Uniform requirements:

  • Uniform provided by PCT
  • A reasonable level of fitness, including the ability to bend, sit in awkward positions, and lift a minimum of 10kg
  • Your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as steel-capped boots, safety goggles, hearing protection and appropriate clothing

Safety Requirements:

  • Hair must be tied back
  • Optimum personal hygiene
  • No Jewelry on hands (Except Plain wedding bands), no Chains
  • Only Stud earrings
  • Trimmed fingernails (No nail Polish)
  • Recommend light make up only
  • No Body/ face piercing


Name tag to be worn at all time whilst on placement having following details:

  • Registered training organization Name
  • Student Name
  • Name of the enrolled course
  • Status
  • Course Duration:

The uniform and Starter toolkit for practical lessons will be provided by the College. The course materials fee for the course is $1,200.

Our course has been designed to meet the requirements for the AUR50116 – Diploma of Automotive Management. It contains 12 units of competency as follows:

  • 6 core units
  • 6 elective units

Note: Students may apply for exemption for any unit in which they can successfully demonstrate competency in line with Pacific College of Technology’s current RPL Policies. Please refer to RPL policy and procedure as documented in Student Handbook.

AUR50116 Diploma of Automotive Management at Pacific College involves completion of the following 12 units of competency which are selected considering an appropriate combination and suitable for vocational industry required outcomes:

Unit CodeUnit Name
AURAEA004Manage environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURAMA005Manage complex customer issues in an automotive workplace
AURAMA006Contribute to planning and implementing business improvement in an automotive workplace
BSBFIN501Manage budgets and financial plans
BSBLDR522Manage people performance
BSBWHS521Ensure a safe workplace for a work area
BSBFIN401Report on financial activity
BSBPEF501Manage personal and professional development
BSBOPS502Manage business operational plans
BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
BSBHRM415Coordinate recruitment and onboarding
BSBMKG552Design and develop marketing communication plans

The College offers courses using various modes of delivery (e.g. classroom based, on-line and distance).  However, for international students, face-to-face learning and teaching is compulsory for a full-time study load.  Course delivery combines theory-based tutorial and practical sessions involving small groups, individual and team activities, and demonstrations using simulated work environment.

Assessment, procedures and criteria will be made clear to all participants.  In general, assessment methods include: individual and group performance and presentation, oral and written tests, demonstrations and other classroom-based activities.

Assessment will provide for the recognition of competencies no matter how, where or when they have been acquired.  Assessments will also cover the range of skills and knowledge needed to demonstrate competency and will integrate knowledge and skills with practical application.

Assessing student performance will be conducted in accordance with the assessment guidelines and competency standards of the relevant training package.  Assessment will also have regard to validity, reliability, fairness and flexibility.

If students are unhappy with a result on any assessment task, they can lodge a formal appeal in accordance with the College re-assessment policy, details of which appear in the Student Handbook.

The College address is: Level 1, 91 – 95 Rawson Street, Auburn NSW 2144 and the location is conveniently located a few minutes’ walk from Auburn railway station.

Australia is a multicultural country. A large number of international students come to Australia to pursue their study annually.  Our campus is situated in Sydney, one of the beautiful cities in the world. Sydney has renowned places to visits including beautiful Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and Bondi Beach.

Australia is a multi-cultural country and a preferred destination for international students. The College campus is situated in western Sydney, New South Wales which is among one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It has renowned attractions to visit including the renowned Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and Bondi Beach.

The classes comprise students from many different countries making it a truly multi-cultural environment. Classrooms are equipped with modern technology with latest equipment and high-speed Internet access. College classes are small, and academic staff are well-qualified, experienced and strongly focused on individual student’s needs.

Many academic staff use multi-media for visual aids during their classes. Computers and printers are available in laboratories for student use including internet research and for completing assignments.

The College can arrange to pick up international students from the airport and transport them to pre-arranged accommodation if an airport pick up service is requested (charges apply).

Temporary and long-term accommodation arrangements can be made for students on request. Students requiring pre-arranged accommodation should notify the College two weeks prior to their departure for Australia.

The College can assist international students open a local bank account. To open a bank account in Australia, identification such as a current passport, current driver’s license and a tax file number are required. Tax file numbers can be obtained from the Australian Taxation Office. Students who show proof of their student status, e.g. student ID card, may be exempt from paying account opening fees and charges at many banks. Further information can be obtained from Student Services.

Common Room
There is a common area available for students to relax during breaks with a small kitchen equipped with microwave, refrigerator and hot water.

Fax Services
The College reception keeps all faxes it receives. Students must collect personal faxes within two weeks of arrival. Students can copy/fax document subject to payment of a small charge.

Legal Advice Service
Students should note that there are number of agencies in the Australian community that offer inexpensive or free legal advice and help. The Legal Aid Office in each state will give free advice in short interviews, at certain times, to anyone. It will also give free legal help to persons with limited income who are charged with certain serious crimes.

The College takes its responsibilities under occupational health and safety legislation very seriously, ensuring it is compliant with all regulations and requirements. The College will provide information ensuring that all students, academic and non-academic staff fully aware of their individual and collective occupational health and safety responsibilities. In the unlikely event of a mishap, accident or any other situation, students should promptly notify a responsible member of the College staff. First aid facilities are available at reception, and emergency services – ambulance, fire and police – can be contacted using 000.

Social Activities
The College frequently organises several social activities for students. Students are advised to check the noticeboard for the date of such activities. Activities may include:

  • Sporting events
  • Nature walks
  • Cultural events and festivals
  • River cruises
  • BBQ and College dinner
  • End of Term Parties

In many cases, students wish to bring family members with them during their study in Australia. For more information on visas for family members, please visit the Department of Immigration and Border Protection website: www.homeaffairs.gov.au. Please note that school-aged dependants accompanying a student to Australia will be required to pay full fees if they are enrolled in either a government or private school.

Transfer from other providers:
Students already studying in Australia and applying for transfer of their student visa to Pacific College of Technology will be considered for entry only if the College is satisfied that all the requirements (including payment of fees) of the former institution have been met. A letter of release from the previous institution may be required.

International students enrolled in this qualification are required to attend minimum 20 hours per week of scheduled contact hours.

The classes are timetabled as follow:

  • 16 hours of class-room based face-to-face delivery/week
  • 4 hours of compulsory e-learning segment administered via MyPCT portal/week

The international students need to be aware that the cost of receiving an education in Australia is high, considering tuition fees, living costs, and international travel. Therefore, students should plan properly to ensure they are able to pay the costs they will incur in Australia before making such a move.

Course Application Fee:  AU$250.00
Accommodation Placement Fee:  AU$200.00
Airport pick up Fee:  AU$200.00

International students must have overseas student health cover for the duration of their study in Australia as part of visa conditions. The OHSC cover fee for one year course is AU$720.70 (Single) and AU$4,907.95 (Family). These figures are subject to change; therefore, students are advised to contact Australian Health Management (AHM) or visit its website: www.ahm.com.au for current fee structures and costs.

Please refer to www.pct.edu.au  for details of the College refund policy.

Living costs depend on individual students. However, the Department of Home Affairs has financial requirements students must show in order to receive a visa to study in Australia. From May 2024, the 12-month living costs is:

Student/Guardian: AUD 29,710
Partner/Spouse: AUD 10,394
Child: AUD 4,449

Pacific College of Technology has a four term academic year. Student intakes occur in all four terms.


First Term (Autumn)5th February12th April
Second Term (Winter)22th April28th June
Third Term (Spring)15th July20th September
Fourth Term (Summer)30th September6th December