The Automotive mechanical industry is a dynamic industry that is set for future growth. By completing an apprenticeship or traineeship in this industry you will learn how to service and repair the mechanical parts of motor vehicles such as the engine, transmission (clutch, gearbox and differential) and the suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes, wheels and tyres).  Apprenticeships in industry are generally four years in duration, while traineeships are generally one year to three years in duration.

Apprenticeship and Traineeship Qualifications:

  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Apprenticeship
  • Panel Beating Apprenticeship
  • Spare Parts Interpreting Apprenticeship
  • Motorcycle Mechanic Apprenticeship
  • Light Vehicle Mechanic Apprenticeship
  • Diesel Fitting Apprenticeship
  • Automotive Electrical Apprenticeship
  • Tyre Fitting Traineeship

Employers are looking for the following skills in entry level candidates:

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Self-motivation
  • Car licence
  • Good attitude
  • Manual dexterity
  • Good math skills

Hear what it’s like to complete an automotive apprenticeship from our Golden West apprentice:

Learn more about the different apprenticeships and traineeships by industry

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