We are excited to announce that has a new look.
Read more
Job SearchLife in AustraliaNews

Alliance Careers | Motor Mechanic

_Alliance Careers Motor Mechanic - web banner

Alliance Careers | Motor Mechanic

Becoming a motor mechanic can be a great career choice, as it allows you to use your creative and technical skills to help people maintain and repair their vehicles. You will be able to work with a variety of people, learn new skills, and gain valuable experience. You will also be able to work with your hands, apply problem-solving skills, and use your knowledge of automotive systems and parts to diagnose and fix problems.  But before you decide to pursue this path, it’s important to do your research and make sure this is the right fit for you. That is why we have answered the most common questions about this career below. 


What does a Motor Mechanic do? 

A motor mechanic is a skilled tradesperson responsible for diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining vehicles, such as cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Motor mechanics use a variety of tools and diagnostic equipment to inspect, test, and repair various systems and components within a vehicle, including engines, transmissions, suspension systems, electrical systems, and more.

Who should become a Motor Mechanic?

A career as a motor mechanic can be perfect for individuals who are passionate about vehicles with a strong desire to work with their hands. By pursuing education and training in the automotive field, individuals can gain the skills and knowledge needed to succeed and achieve their goals within the automotive industry.

What is the average salary?

Job outcomes for mechanics are highly rewarding as they offer competitive pay, benefits, and opportunities within the automotive industry. Graduates of the motor mechanic pathway at Alliance College can expect an hourly rate range of $20 to $40 as a motor mechanic, while senior motor mechanics can earn up to $50 per hour. In addition, mechanics who work in independent repair shops often enjoy the independence and flexibility that comes with running their own business.

What qualifications do I need to become a Motor Mechanic? 

Individuals interested in pursuing a career as a motor mechanic are required to pursue some level of education or training in the automotive field such as a vocational or trade school program, which focuses on hands-on training and practical application of automotive repair techniques.

What are the Automotive courses offered at Alliance College? 

A motor mechanic pathway is available at Alliance College. Students interested in pursuing a career as a motor mechanic can choose to study:


AUR30620 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

AUR40216 Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology

What will I learn? 

It is important for aspiring motor mechanics to gain a solid foundation in basic automotive repair and maintenance, as well as a strong understanding of computer systems, electronics, and diagnostic equipment. In addition, they should have strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a strong attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.

What are the entry requirements for joining the courses? 

Entry requirements for studying Automotive at Alliance College include a minimum age of 18 years, completion of Year 10 or equivalent; and a satisfactory level of English proficiency.

Next intake dates for the Automotive courses are in April, July and October 2023.

If you’d like to talk to our team to learn more about your study options, reach out to us at marketing@alliancecollege.edu.au.


Select the fields to be shown. Others will be hidden. Drag and drop to rearrange the order.
  • Image
  • SKU
  • Rating
  • Price
  • Stock
  • Availability
  • Add to cart
  • Description
  • Content
  • Weight
  • Dimensions
  • Additional information
Click outside to hide the comparison bar