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Senior Automotive Mechanic Courses

A Senior Automotive Mechanic performs a range of repairs on light vehicles, trucks, motorbikes and other motor vehicles. You’ll supervise a team of mechanics and may deal with more complicated automotive issues. Senior Automotive Mechanics analyse vehicle problems, diagnose faults and carry out repairs when necessary.

Senior Automotive Mechanics should have strong leadership skills and must be able to communicate well with customers and team members. It’s important that you have strong technical skills and a detailed knowledge of vehicle systems. Senior Automotive Mechanics must be able to manage their time well and have excellent attention to detail.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Senior Automotive Mechanic earn?

In Australia, a full time Senior Automotive Mechanic generally earns $1,350 per week ($70,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Senior Automotive Mechanic?

There has been an increase in employment numbers in this industry over the last five years. There are currently 107,300 people working in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Senior Automotive Mechanic. Senior Automotive Mechanics may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Senior Automotive Mechanic?

If you’re planning a career as a Senior Automotive Mechanic, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Automotive Technology. This course is designed for qualified mechanics who wish to further their skills. You’ll develop your ability to analyse and evaluate faults in body management, theft deterrent, dynamic control, steering, suspension, fuel transmission and driveline systems.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within automotive. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.

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