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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MOTOR MECHANICS repair, maintain and test vehicle or other engines and related mechanical components.

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:

  • diagnosing faults in motor vehicles
  • dismantling or removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms or other components, and checking parts
  • repairing or replacing worn or defective parts, and reassembling mechanical components
  • tuning engines to achieve smoother running and ensure compliance with pollution regulations


This section contains the following subsection :
              4211-01 Supervisor, Motor Mechanics
              4211-11 Motor Mechanic
              4211-81 Apprentice Motor Mechanic

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