Automotive Electricians will mainly connect, preserve and repair electrics and electronic mechanisms in motor vehicles.
Other tasks as an Automotive Electrician would include using test equipment to find electrical and electronic faults as well as dismantling and removing any electrical and electronic assemblies and components. You will install electrical gear and electronic apparatuses in motor vehicles and be connecting power-operated vehicle equipment and fittings to power supply. Additionally, you need to be altering engine control systems and effectiveness as well as testing and substituting defective alternators, generators, voltage regulators and starter motors. Furthermore, your tasks will include mending and replacing defective ignition and electrical cabling and replacing faulty parts such as fuses, lamps and switches.
Job roles related to this qualification include:
- Automotive Electrician
- Automotive Electrical Technician
- Automotive Electrical Diagnostic Technician
Skills Assessment – Overview
A skills assessment determines if you have the skills and experience necessary to work in Australia at the required level for your occupation.
Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP)
The Offshore Skills Assessment Program (OSAP) is for applicants who require a skills assessment to apply to the Department of Home Affairs for a skilled migration visa.
Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Skills Assessment
The Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) Skills Assessment Program is for applicants who require a skills assessment to apply to the Department of Home Affairs for the Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482).
There are two skills assessment pathways available under OSAP and TSS:
Pathway 1 is for applicants who do not hold an Australian qualification in their trade.
Pathway 2 is for applicants who hold:
- a relevant Australian qualification or
- a current identified Australian occupational licence
How will I be assessed?
A Skills Assessment is conducted in three (3) stages:
Stage 1: Application and Self-Assessment
Once you have submitted your stage one application we pass onto the Trades Recognition team along with the trade qualified assessor will review your application documents, these include:
- Completed Application Form
- Current CV/Resume
- Completed Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ)
- Any relevant existing qualifications you hold