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.
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.
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