Snapshot

Vehicle repairers and trimmers service and repair, install and replace interiors of vehicles (including recreational vehicles: motorhomes, campervans, caravans, pop-tops, camper trailers, tent trailers, 5th wheelers and slide-ons), production units and purpose built bodies and any related components.

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Vehicle Repairer and Trimmer
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
5,700
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1097
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What is the vacancy level for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • Fabricating and assembling recreation vehicle chassis and suspension
  • Constructing framework sections in metal, wood, fibreglass and other materials using shaping machines and cutting and welding equipment
  • Bolting, screwing, riveting and welding sections together to form complete frameworks using hand and power tools
  • Fabricating and installing recreation vehicle floors, frames, roofs, cladding, windows, doors and other items
  • Assembling and fit out of furniture, upholstery, cabinetry, cable & pipe systems, appliances and accessories
  • Interpret technical drawings and make measurements
  • Operate and monitor machines/processes

Job Titles

  • Recreation vehicle manufacturer
  • Recreation vehicle builder
  • Recreation vehicle assembler
  • Automotive and Marine Trimmer
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VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Certificate II in Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • Certificate III in Automotive Body Repair Technology
  • Certificate III in Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing

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Job Vacancies

  • Tue 13 Apr , 2021
  • Wetherill Park, New South Wales
  • Tue 13 Apr , 2021
  • Redbank Plains, Queensland
  • Thu 1 Apr , 2021
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