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Study automotive electrical

A career in automotive electrical technology will provide you with the skills to maintain, test, diagnose and repair automotive electrical components and systems. 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.

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. Becoming a qualified automotive electrician will open up a range of employment opportunities as a specialist in diagnostic, servicing, repair and maintenance roles.

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Career outcomes
  • Accessory fitter
  • Automotive air conditioning serviceperson
  • Automotive electrical technician
  • Automotive electrician
 
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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. 

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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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Automotive facilities

Find out more about the range of specialised facilities available to our automotive students, with dedicated spaces for light, heavy, and agricultural automotive, outdoor power equipement, bicycles, and marine.

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