Certificate III in Automotive Electric Vehicle Technology

Duration - 3 year
Study - CIT only

An Automotive Electric Vehicle (EV) Technician service, diagnose and repair battery electric vehicles and components in the light vehicle automotive, service and repair industry according to Australian Standards (AS) 5732 Electric vehicle operations – Maintenance and repair on light vehicles such as passenger vehicles. (C.I.T)


  • Servicing and maintenance of battery powered vehicles
  • Diagnosing and repairing components of EV cars
  • Using and maintaining tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
  • Reassembling parts and engines
  • Diagnosing and testing parts
  • Diagnosing faults

Future prospects

  • Automotive Electrical Technology
  • Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
  • Mobile Plant Technology

Also known as

  • Mechanic
  • Car mechanic
  • Automotive Electric Vehicle Technician

If you like

  • Mechanics
  • Manual & practical work
  • Problem solving
  • Repairing
  • Working with cars
  • New technology

We look after

  • Wages
  • Allowances
  • Annual leave & annual leave Loading
  • RTO fees
  • Mentoring & support


Average weekly pay before tax (fully qualified) $1,265, approx. $32/hour. (LabourMarketInsights.gov.au)