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Automotive Electrician

Automotive Electrician
ANZSCO Code: 321111

Automotive Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

Occupation description

Automotive Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

Their job involves:

  • 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.

How will I be assessed?

Documentary Evidence Assessment

We will review your documentary evidence to ensure it meets the employment and training requirements and indicates that you have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience as a Automotive Electrician. 

You can find information about the employment, training, and document requirements below:

Technical Assessment

If you are successful in Stage 1, you will complete a technical assessment.

For more information about the technical assessment, see the Pathway 1 Technical Assessment Guide and Pathway 2 Candidate Guide.

How to Apply

If you're a tradesperson, your skills and experience will be assessed by someone who has worked in your trade and understands your skills and qualifications. VETASSES is Australia's leading assessment body for trades and we can assess 27 different trade occupations. 


Step 1

Check your eligibility to apply for a Trade Skills Assessment. 


Step 2

Understand the Assessment Process 


Step 3

Confirm the type of evidence you may be asked to provide 


Step 4

Find the cost you’ll need to pay up front for your trade skills assessment 


Step 5


You are strongly encouraged to review each of the units of competency shown above. To do this: 

1. Go to the following website:

2. Enter a unit code (e.g. MSMWHS200) into the ‘Title or code’ search box.

3. Click on the ‘NRT’ button.

4. Click on the ‘Search’ button.

5. Read the Unit of Competency information.

Start your online application