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 Electrician
      Automotive Electrical Fitter

Installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • installs electrical equipment and electronic components in motor vehicles
  • connects power-operated vehicle equipment and accessories to power supply
  • uses test equipment to locate electrical and electronic malfunctions
  • adjusts engine control systems and timing
  • tests and replaces defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors
  • repairs or replaces faulty ignition and electrical wiring
  • replaces defective parts, such as fuses, lamps and switches

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