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.

Image sourced from Pexels.
ee8b5e02-fc8a-471b-8b0f-9375b844553d
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
Top
match
This career is suited to
The Do-er
Find out more
Close
match
This career is suited to
The Handicrafter
Find out more

Take our Career Quiz to match your "Skill Set Style" with a career.

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
  •  

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

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

  • 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice Cabinet Maker

  • I & D Industries
  • I &D Industries has been operating for over 40 years and is a leading manufacturer of specialised, custom built vehicles. Work is conducted in our purpose built factory at North Rocks in Sydney. We require an apprentice cabinet maker to fit out vehicles and be involved in general work on customised vehicles. This is an opportunity to join a very specialised industry and gain skills that are highly sort after.
  • Manufacturing, Transport & LogisticsRecreation Vehicle Repairer
  • Tue 26 Oct , 2021
  • North Rocks, New South Wales
  • Thu 21 Oct , 2021
  • Perth, Western Australia
  • Thu 21 Oct , 2021
  • Perth, Western Australia
View all  

© Department of Education, Skills and Employment, joboutlook.gov.au

Skip Navigation Links.

Just for you

Events, webinars, information & more

Register Now

Follow us

Follow us today on our social networks