AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIAN-ANZSCO :321111

SKILL LEVEL 3

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ANZSCO 321111: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIAN

Major Group: 3 - Technicians and Trades Workers | Sub-Major Group: 32 - Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers | Minor Group: 321 - Automotive Electricians and Mechanics | Unit Group: 3211 - Automotive Electricians

Description: Installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 3 : Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

- NZ Register Level 4 qualification
- AQF Certificate IV or
- AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Alternative Titles
  • Automotive Electrical Fitter
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.
UNIT GROUP 3211: AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIANS

Description: Install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

Skill Level: 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:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

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