Heavy Vehicle Technicians service, maintain and repair mechanical, electrical and electronic systems on a range of trucks and vans. Motor mechanics need to talk to their customers about their vehicle’s problems, find and diagnose faults. Those looking to become a motor mechanic should be able to estimate costs for the job as well as repair faulty parts on the vehicle, and our competition is the perfect environment to hone these skills.

The individual will have excellent communication skills and be persistent with the determination to problem solve. They would need knowledge on engineering and science technology to help with their diagnoses, carry out road tests and fit accessories in cars.

Have great practical skills
Are good at working methodically
Are good at problem solving

Career opportunities

  • Large organisation maintenance

  • Private Companies

  • Management

  • Vehicle Sales

  • Training / Education

Average Salary
Entry Level
- 10.5%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

What next?

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