VETiS Automotive Services Competition
Automotive Technicians are responsible for the repair, maintenance and testing of automotive vehicles. Automotive Technicians are valued for their craftsmanship and their ability to diagnose and repair vehicle faults. With ongoing advancements in the automotive field, the role of the Automotive Mechanic has developed into a first-class career pathway.
The VETiS Competition for Automotive Services reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of servicing tasks in the modern-day automotive workshop covering aspects from identification, inspection, service and replacement.
YOU SHOULD PURSUE A CAREER IN AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES IF YOU:
- Have an interest in machines and tools
- Are interested in doing physically active work
- Are able to problem solve
IT ALL BEGINS AT A REGIONAL COMPETITION
The WorldSkills Australia VETiS Automotive Services Competitions begin at a grass roots level in one of 42 Australian regions. The VETiS Automotive Services Regional Competitions test the skills and knowledge of 4000+ apprentices, trainees and students, who have the opportunity to win gold, silver and bronze medals and gain the chance to go on to compete at a national level.
WorldSkills Australia competitions operate on a two-year cycle. The next VETiS Automotive Services Regional Competition rounds are now running across the country. 2023 and 2025 are the next National Championship years.
Training Package Requirements
The WorldSkills Australia VETiS Automotive Services Competitions aligns to the National Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package.
Training Package Requirements – Regional Level
The 2022 WorldSkills Australia Regional Competition for VETIS Automotive Services aligns to Units of Competency contained in the AUR20520 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology Qualification.
Regional Competition Tasks
The Regional Competition for VETiS has been designed for Competitors to perform a range of servicing tasks undertaken in the Automotive Industry.
Regional Competition Tasks include:
- Brake system service
- Steering system service
- Electrical system service
- Cooling system service
- Measuring tools and equipment
Regionals Competition Duration
The competition is completed in 5 hours over 1 day not including briefing or breaks.
Training Package Requirements – National Level
The 2023 WorldSkills Australia National Competition for VETiS Automotive Services aligns to Units of Competency in the AUR20520 Cert II in Automotive Servicing Technology Qualification.
National Competition Tasks
The National Competition for VETiS is designed to evaluate the competitor’s ability to perform a range of servicing tasks undertaken in the Automotive Industry.
These skills must be of the highest quality industry standard possible, with an emphasis on efficiencies and productivity using the latest in technologies available in industry today. All of these skills play an integral part of working in an efficient modern day automotive retail, service and repair business.
National Competition Tasks Include:
- Brake system inspection and service
- Timing belt inspection and replacement
- Electrical system inspection and service
- Cooling system inspection and service
- Measuring tools & equipment
- Vehicle body, under bonnet & tyres
Nationals Competition Duration
The competition is completed in 16 hours over 3 days not including briefing or breaks.
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