Celebrating 140 years of education and training. Share your memories.

Personalise my view
Personalise my view

😊 Personalise my view

We use cookies and third-party to provide a better online experience, including to serve targeted ads. By using our website, you accept our use of cookies and privacy agreement.  Learn more

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.

Career outcomes

  • Accessory fitter
  • Automotive air conditioning serviceperson
  • Automotive electrical technician
  • Automotive electrician

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 equipment, bicycles, and marine.

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.

Latest News