Are you looking for a hands-on career in a growing industry?
A career in the automotive industry offers diverse job opportunities, stable employment and collaborative, hands-on work environments. Over 300,000 people across Australia are employed in the automotive industry and thanks to advancements in technology, the career opportunities are only growing.
Whether you’re interested in servicing cars, manufacturing purpose built vehicles or maintaining heavy plant machinery, the automotive industry has a wide range of job opportunities. Take a Certificate II or III course or enroll in an automotive short course at TAFE and get a flying start in an rewarding automotive career.
- Automotive Air Conditioning Serviceperson
- Automotive Electrical Component Installer
- Accessory Fitter
- Automotive Electrical Trainee/Assistant
- Light Vehicle Mechanical Technician
- Tyre Fitter and Repairer
- Automotive Salesperson
- Various Other Opportunities
Did you know?
A $12 million upgrade is underway to transform heavy plant, engineering & trades workshops at Kalgoorlie & Northam campuses.
Reasons to study in this industry
- Automotive electricians, mechanics, panel beaters and vehicle painters are in high demand
- Most industries, particularly construction & mining, and manufacturing depend on a strong transport industry
- The beauty of working within the automotive industry is it's very diverse, providing opportunities for a range of skillsets
Nowadays, cars and vehicles are essential tools for life. They aren’t just ways to get from point a to b, they also provide ease and convenience, and help us to spend more time on life’s great moments. For many, cars are not just a way to get to places easily, they’re also a way to express individuality and style, too. So when it comes to the automotive industry, you’ll find that there’s a wide array of opportunities available for people like you who are interested in working with cars and vehicles. But what if you’re interested in learning what makes cars run, and want to learn more about the inner workings of automobiles? Studying an auto electrical course at TAFE will give you the practical skills and knowledge needed to start off a career in the automotive electrical industry.
Interested in learning how to manufacture, modify, and repair a wide range of automotive vehicles? Whether you’re after developing your skills in working with light commercial vehicles, or want to test yourself and work with heavy commercial vehicles, automotive manufacturing training might just be the right path for you.
The automotive industry’s constant advancements towards new technology ensure a dynamic, exciting career where every day is different, and no two days are the same, so if you’re passionate about building and repairing vehicles, this might be the perfect fit.
Interested in learning more about the vehicles that power our construction, plant, agricultural, and mining industries? While learning how to service light vehicles is an essential skill to have, it’s also extremely exciting to have the skills to check and repair heavy vehicles that help us make great strides in manual, laborious work. If you’re the type of person who likes figuring out how complex, heavy machinery works, as well as problem-solving for solutions that are efficient and functional, studying heavy automotive plant courses might just fit your interests.
Good vehicle servicing training comes from programs that are designed to develop a range of skills that will assist you as you begin to learn more about the automotive service and repair industry. If your goal is to service and repair vehicles, you’ll learn from our vehicle service courses how to inspect, diagnose, and repair components and systems of cars, motorcycles, and heavy vehicles. You’ll encounter and learn about steering and suspension systems, single electrical circuits, mechanical systems, brakes, transmissions, cooling systems, and air conditioning systems.