MINOR GROUP 421
AUTOMOTIVE TRADESPERSONS repair and maintain motor vehicle engines, electrical and electronic systems and bodies, paint vehicles, construct specialised vehicle bodies, and fit or replace interior trim and upholstery in vehicles.
Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks performed by Automotive Tradespersons typically include diagnosing electrical or mechanical faults in motor vehicles; dismantling engines or electrical systems, or removing damaged panels or interior trim; repairing or replacing worn or defective parts; painting repaired vehicle surfaces; and constructing, modifying, painting and upholstering prototype or specialised vehicle bodies.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups: