Automotive electrical technology
A career in automotive electrical technology will provide you with the skills to maintain, test, diagnose and repair automotive electrical components and systems. You can also specialise in diagnostic, servicing, repair and maintenance roles.
About automotive electrical technology training
The automotive electrical sector is going through rapid advancements with the introduction of new electrical automotive technologies. A career in automotive electrical will see you on the forefront electrical and hybrid vehicle technology which will open doors to a number of exciting career opportunities.
TAFE Queensland offers a number of automotive electrical courses for both career starters and existing workers in the automotive industry wanting to upskill. Learn the skills needed to work on automotive air-conditioning, anti-lock breaking, roll over prevention, electrical steering, Controller Area Network (CAN) bus systems, electrical engines, transmission and hydraulic systems.
Becoming a qualified automotive electrician will open up a range of employment opportunities as a specialist in diagnostic, servicing, repair and maintenance roles.
- Accessory fitter
- Automotive air conditioning serviceperson
- Automotive electrical technician
- Automotive electrician
Automotive electrical technology courses
Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology
Establish your career in the automotive electrical industry with this entry-level course. This course provides foundation skills and knowledge and is the perfect pathway to an automotive apprenticeship or traineeship.
- Automotive Electrical Trainee/Assistant
- Accessory Fitter
- Automotive Electrical Component Installer
- Apprenticeship - Automotive Electrician
Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
Complete this practical course to become a qualified automotive electrician. This course is for anyone who wants to become a qualified technician and continue their career in the automotive industry.
- Automotive Electricians
- Automotive Electrical Technician
Information for apprentices
Learn hands on with the same equipment and tools used in industry by combining working for your employer with pracitcal training from TAFE Queensland. You'll graduate with a nationally-recognised qualification and be ready to kick start your career.
Information for employers
Apprenticeships and traineeships are a smart way to recruit and train employees to meet the needs of your business. No matter what industry you're in, hiring an apprentice or trainee provides your business with real benefits and contributes to your bottom line.
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