Automotive Electricians

Snapshot

Automotive Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.
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Automotive Electricians
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
9,800
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1247
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Slight growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • using test equipment to locate electrical and electronic malfunctions
  • dismantling and removing electrical and electronic assemblies and components
  • installing electrical equipment and electronic components in motor vehicles
  • connecting power-operated vehicle equipment and accessories to power supply
  • adjusting engine control systems and timing
  • testing and replacing defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors
  • repairing and replacing faulty ignition and electrical wiring
  • replacing defective parts such as fuses, lamps and switches

Job Titles

  • Automotive Electrician

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Cert II in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • Cert III in Automotive Electrical Technology
  • Cert IV in Automotive Technology

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    • We have a team of qualified Plumbers and Gas Fitters who provide a wealth of knowledge and experience in all facets of Plumbing and Gas Fitting.
    • We pride ourselves on providing excellence service, quality plumbing and gas fitting, friendly, knowledgeable and self motivated team members.
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