321111 Automotive Electrician

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
321111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Automotive Electrician
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

321111 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIAN

Alternative Title:
Automotive Electrical Fitter

Installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 3

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3211 Automotive Electricians

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3211
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Automotive Electricians
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3211 AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIANS

AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRICIANS install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit 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.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

using test equipment to locate electrical and electronic malfunctions
dismantling and removing electrical and electronic assemblies and components
installing electrical equipment and electronic components in motor vehicles
connecting power-operated vehicle equipment and accessories to power supply
adjusting engine control systems and timing
testing and replacing defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors
repairing and replacing faulty ignition and electrical wiring
replacing defective parts such as fuses, lamps and switches

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 359.00