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

Other Careers In This Industry

Job Vacancies

Featured Job
  • Tue 14 Aug , 2018
  • Batemans Bay, New South Wales
Featured Job
  • Apprentice Electrician 2-4 year

  • Disc Electrical NSW Pty Ltd
  • As an Apprentice Electrician you will be involved in CCTV, Access Control Systems, Intercom Systems, Fibre Optics & general electrical under the supervision of licensed technicians.
    • Solid well established small business servicing an extensive & varied client base.
    • We are a company capable of providing a diversity of skills in house.
    • We are mainly a youthful team of friendly skilled technicians supporting a variety of learning experiences.
  • Trades & ServicesElectricians
  • Mon 13 Aug , 2018
  • Taren Point, New South Wales
Featured Job
  • Fri 10 Aug , 2018
  • $20,001 - $30,000
  • Rosebery, New South Wales
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