1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition, Revision 1  
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Contents >> Major Group 3 Technicians and Trades Workers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 32 Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers


    AUTOMOTIVE AND ENGINEERING TRADES WORKERS construct, repair and maintain motor vehicles and aircraft structures and systems, and cut, shape, cast, join and finish metal, metal parts, subassemblies and precision instruments.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this sub-major 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.

    Tasks Include:

    • diagnosing electrical and mechanical faults in motor vehicles and aircraft
    • dismantling engines and electrical systems, and removing damaged panels and interior trim
    • repairing and replacing worn and defective parts
    • painting repaired vehicle surfaces
    • constructing, modifying, painting and upholstering prototype and specialised vehicle bodies
    • marking and cutting out metal stock
    • shaping stock using hand and machine tools
    • shaping metal in moulds
    • joining stock and components by welding, soldering, brazing, riveting, bolting, screwing and gluing
    • fitting and testing components, and applying protective and decorative finishes to metal products

This section contains the following subsection :
        MINOR GROUP 321 Automotive Electricians and Mechanics
        MINOR GROUP 322 Fabrication Engineering Trades Workers
        MINOR GROUP 323 Mechanical Engineering Trades Workers
        MINOR GROUP 324 Panelbeaters, and Vehicle Body Builders, Trimmers and Painters

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