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Job Name

Auto electrician

Job Description
Auto electricians fit and repair the electrics in motor vehicles.

Salary Low
£15,000 Starter

Salary high:
£35,000 Experienced

Typical hours:
42 to 44 a week

Typical Hours per Day:
on call as customers demand

How to become an Auto electrician

You can get into this job through:

College

You could do a vehicle maintenance and repair course that also covers auto electrical work. Relevant courses include:

Entry requirements

You'll usually need:

Apprenticeship

You could get into this career through an intermediate apprenticeship in vehicle maintenance and repair.

Entry requirements

You'll usually need:

Direct Application

You can apply for jobs as an auto electrician if you've got qualifications and experience in motor mechanics.


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Further information

You can find out more about becoming an auto electrician from Autocity.

What it takes

Skills and knowledge

You'll need:

Restrictions and Requirements

You may need a driving licence, which might include LGV (lorries) or PCV (buses), depending on the vehicles you work with.

What you'll do

Day-to-day tasks

Your day-to-day duties may include:

Working environment

You could work at a garage or in a workshop.

Your working environment may be outdoors in all weathers.

Career path and progression

With experience, you could progress to be a supervisor or manager, or move into vehicle sales or marketing

You could also set up your own business.





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