Automotive Technology is a significant sector within the automotive engineering industry, Automotive Technology covers the maintenance/inspection and repair of passenger car light vans.

Light Vehicle Service Technicians service and repair vehicles such as cars and vans up to 3.5 tonnes. Technicians are trained in all areas of vehicle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to air conditioning and security features.

If you’re looking to get into automotive technology, taking part in our competition is the perfect way to develop and test the crucial skills required for a successful career.

High standards
Critical thinking
Process applications
Problem solving

Career opportunities

  • Light Vehicle Service Technician

  • Diagnostic Vehicle Technician

  • Light Vehicle Master Technician

  • Service Manager

Average Salary
Entry Level
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

Meet our Automotive Technology role model

Photo of Billie-Jo in Automotive Technology competitor inspecting a car


Billie-Jo is one of our inspiring Career role models in Automotive Technology

What next?

Photo of Declan competing internationally in the Automobile Technology Competition

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