Motor Mechanics fix, repair, diagnose and install components of engines. They dismantle and reassemble engines in order to fix any problems. Being a Mechanic involves a great deal of hands-on work and a direct approach towards problem solving. They must not be afraid to get their hands dirty in the process.
To start out as a Motor Mechanic you will need to enrol in a pre-apprenticeship training course.
- Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology
- Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
While studying it is most beneficial to gain employment in a mechanical shop as an apprentice. Some businesses may offer you an apprenticeship which will include some of the above qualifications while working on the job.
- Team Player
- Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
- Numerical Skills
Career advancement in this field can lead to other roles such as:
- Head Mechanic
- Muffler Specialist
- Auto Electrical
- Performance Specialist
- Service Manager