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ANZSCO 321111 - Registered Migration Australia

An automotive electrician installs, maintains and repairs electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles. Registration or licensing may be required in Australia. An Automotive Electrician is a Skill Level 3 occupation.


Automotive Electrician Alternative Title


  • Automotive Electrical Fitter


Automotive Electrician Occupation Lists
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Job Description - Registered Migration Australia


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


  • 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

Skill Level

Most occupations in the Automotive Electrician unit group (group: 3211) 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 is required in Australia as an Automotive Electrician.

Occupations within the Automotive Electrician Group


  • 321111 Automotive Electrician


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate Exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Automotive Electrician is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more information regarding assessment bodies


Average Income Automotive Electrician

The average salary for an Automotive Electrician in Australia is $ 64,257 for male employees and $ 0 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 36.1 Females: 0.0 Persons: 36.1

Source: (Group 3211) Automotive electricians - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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