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Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Apprenticeship

Heavy vehicle mechanics learn how to maintain, test, diagnose, and repair systems in vehicles such as trucks and buses. You will become skilled in the use of workshop machines for basic operations incorporating work safe practices such as wheel alignments and effectively use equipment such as (TIG) machines for welding procedures.

Some of the skills that heavy vehicle mechanics learn include repairing ignition systems, fitting tyres and tubes, electronic transmission systems, cooling systems and exhaust systems. As your apprenticeship progresses you will be trained in the overhaul of engines and associated components these will include clutch assemblies, steering and braking systems along with transmissions both automatic and manual.

A Heavy Vehicle Mechanic is a four year apprenticeship and you will be required to complete a Certificate III Automotive Mechanical Technology (Heavy Vehicle) nationally recognised qualification.

For more information about the heavy vehicle trade, click here to view a video from SkillsOne.

                             

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