Motor Mechanic ANZSCO

Where these jobs are in Australia

VICNSWQLDSAWATASNTACT
25.9%29.7%20.9%7.3%11.6%2.1%1.3%1.1%

Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/motor-mechanics?occupationCode=3212

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Motor Mechanics repair, maintain and test motor vehicle and other internal combustion engines and related mechanical components. Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters are excluded from this unit group.

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters are included in Unit Group 8994 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters.

 

Requisite Education:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Registration or licensing may be required.

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • detecting and diagnosing mechanical and electrical faults in engines and parts
  • dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checking parts
  • repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components, and referring to service manuals as needed
  • performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
  • testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance
  • diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers
  • may inspect vehicles and issue roadworthiness certificates or detail work required to achieve roadworthiness
  • may respond to vehicle breakdown service calls

 

321211 Motor Mechanic (General) ANZSCO

Maintains, tests and repairs petrol engines and the mechanical parts of lightweight motor vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Please see the link for the factsheet of this occupation.

Alternative Title:

  • Automotive Light Mechanic

Specialisations:

  • Automatic Transmission Mechanic
  • Automotive Airconditioning Mechanic
  • Brake Mechanic
  • Ground Support Equipment Fitter (Air Force)
  • Roadside Mechanic
  • Vehicle Mechanic (Army)

 

321212 Diesel Motor Mechanic ANZSCO

Maintains, tests and repairs diesel motors and the mechanical parts of trucks, buses and other heavy vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Please see the link for the factsheet of Diesel Motor Mechanic (Mobile Plant) / Diesel Motor Mechanic (Heavy Commercial Vehicle)

Specialisation:

  • Automotive Heavy Mechanic

 

321213 Motorcycle Mechanic ANZSCO

Maintains, tests and repairs the mechanical parts of motorcycles. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

321214 Small Engine Mechanic ANZSCO

Maintains, tests and repairs engines of chainsaws, lawn mowers, garden tractors and other equipment with small engines. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Specialisations:

  • Chainsaw Mechanic
  • Lawnmower Mechanic
  • Outboard Motor Mechanic

 


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