1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, 2006  
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    AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIANS install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

    Indicative 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 Include:

    • 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

      321111 Automotive Electrician


    Alternative Title:
      Automotive Electrical Fitter

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

    Skill Level: 3

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