1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIANS install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • installing electrical equipment and electronic components in motor vehicles
  • using test equipment to locate electrical and electronic malfunctions
  • adjusting engine control systems and timing
  • testing and replacing defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors
  • repairing or replacing faulty ignition and electrical wiring, and defective parts, such as fuses, lamps and switches


This section contains the following subsection :
              4212-01 Supervisor, Automotive Electricians
              4212-11 Automotive Electrician
              4212-81 Apprentice Automotive Electrician

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