Automotive Apprenticeship

Automotive Apprenticeship

 

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Get your hands dirty and make your passion for cars your career!

About:

The Australian automotive industry provides work for over 400,000 people, contributing around $35 billion to the economy each year. 

By starting an automotive apprenticeship you’ll be involved in: 

  • Replacing broken or defective vehicle parts including switches, fuses and lamps.
  • Testing and replacing starter motors, generators and defective alternators.
  • Replacing and repairing electrical wiring. 
  • Testing other defective electrical parts.
  • Taking apart and removing electronic components.
  • Liaising with vehicle owners to explain problems/issues.


Skills you will need:

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • The ability to work with your hands
  • An ability to use manual tools
  • Strong ability to listen and adapt to challenges


Career options available:

  1. Automotive mechanic: People who work on the mechanical parts of vehicles including the engine, suspension systems and other associated parts. Click here to find out more.

  2. Brake Specialists: People who work on the brake systems in vehicles including diagnosing and repairing defective components.

  3. Diesel Fitters: People who diagnose, repair and replace engines and their associated components including diesel fuel systems, air compressors and cooling systems.

  4. Diesel Fuel Specialists: People who diagnose and repair vehicles with diesel fuel systems and their parts including emission control and fuel injection.

  5. Engine Reconditioners: People who restore the condition of engines to enhance their efficiency and performance.

  6. Transmission Mechanics: People who work on light or heavy vehicles, motor cycles, plant and outdoor power equipment carrying out diagnostic procedures, servicing, repairs and overhaul of automatic transmissions.


Potential entry level qualifications:

  • Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology


What’s the next step?

Does this sound like the career path for you? Apply now and kick start your Automotive Apprenticeship today!

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