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AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational PreparationOnline | Payment plan, Upfront payment
AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
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Build practical skills for an in-demand profession and start an exciting new career by studying an automotive course.
After completing an automotive course, you may choose to work as an automotive electrician or a motor mechanic. If you choose to work as an automotive electrician, you may perform tasks like:
If you choose to study to work as a motor mechanic, you’ll likely work with small engines and motor machinery, performing tasks like:
You’ll enjoy working in the automotive industry if you:
The automotive industry in Australia is an extremely large and growing sector, with roles available all over the country, according to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook.
Currently employing approximately 100,700 mechanics and approximately 10,900 automotive electricians, the sector has been growing steadily over the last decade and is expected to stabilise by 2020 to employ approximately 98,100 mechanics and 10,700 electricians
According to PayScale, an automotive mechanic can expect to earn between $33,000 and $67,000 per year, with an annual average salary of approximately $50,000.
PayScale notes a positive relationship between experience and earning capacity, with more experienced mechanics earning higher salaries; however, entry-level mechanics can still expect to earn a competitive salary of approximately $43,000 per year.