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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9999-15 Mechanic's Assistant

Assists motor mechanics by performing routine mechanical tasks.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • raises vehicles using hydraulic hoists or jacks
  • assists motor mechanics to dismantle or remove engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components
  • assists motor mechanics to repair or replace worn or defective parts, and re-assembles mechanical components
  • assists motor mechanics to repair and reinstall sub-assemblies
  • changes oil and filters and carries out lubrication and re-fuelling
  • carries tools and materials to and from workbenches
  • clears and cleans workshop, working surfaces and tools and equipment

Lube Attendant

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