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A diesel motor mechanic maintains, tests and repairs diesel motors and the mechanical parts of trucks, buses and other heavy vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes. Registration or licensing may be required as a diesel motor mechanic. In Australia it is a Skill Level 3 occupation.
Diesel Motor Mechanic Occupation Lists
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Group: 3212 Motor Mechanics
The job of a diesel motor mechanic in Australia is to repair, maintain and test motor vehicle and other internal combustion engines and related mechanical components.
Note: Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters are excluded from this unit group. Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters are included in Unit Group 8994 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters.
Most occupations in the diesel motor mechanic unit group (Group 3212) 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 in Australia as a diesel motor mechanic.
Occupations within the Diesel Motor Mechanic Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the diesel motor mechanic group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
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.
The average salary for a Diesel Motor Mechanic in Australia is $ 65,483 for male employees and $ 37,432 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 35.9 Females: 26.8 Persons: 35.6
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3212) Motor mechanics - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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