Electric Vehicle Technician


Electric Vehicle Technician

My job is to repair and maintain automotive electrical systems and electric vehicles. It's a pretty new profession, but EVs are here to stay. I'm part electrician, part auto mechanic. A true hybrid!


Using hands and tools to control or feel objects Physical exertion Working indoors
Working with hands
Being creative
Leading and guiding
Solving problems
Working with people
Data and Details


  • Mechanical 
  • Computers and Electronics 
  • Customer and Personal Service 
  • Engineering and Technology 
  • English Language 


  • Certificate III in automotive electrical technology 
  • Licensing or registration required 


  • Salary 15% lower than the average of all Australian occupations 
  • Stable future demand expected 
*Average of all Australian occupations

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Discover the wonders of electricity & renewable energy

Upper Primary

Grade 5 & 6

Students explore the basics of electricity. Students will learn how electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits.

Lower Secondary

Grade 7 & 8

Students explore how energy sources such as the sun and wind can be harnessed to produce electricity, and ways to store it.