W112036 - Motor mechanic

Motor mechanic
Oasis Auto Service

Do you have a keen interest in the Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Industry and in particular Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology (Motor Mechanic)? Oasis Auto Service have a Structured Workplace Learning Placement (SWL Placement) Opportunity as a Light Vehicle Motor Mechanic Assistant for a student studying VET Automotive.

This is a great opportunity at Oasis Auto Service Mildura to gain work placement experience in line with your VET subject in Automotive. Oasis Automotive are your local Bosch Service Dealer. They are a specialist in maintaining and repairing all makes and models. You will get the opportunity to get hands on experience and learn from trained Technicians who between them have over 150 years of combined experience.

Sounds like a pretty good employer to have on your resume or commence an apprenticeship with, doesn't it? Make Oasis Auto Service your next phone call to find out more. If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please share this opportunity with your Careers Transition Pathway Officer, VET Coordinator or VCE-VM Coordinator.

Skills You Might Learn

Students may have the opportunity to attain a broad range of skills while on work placement. These may include valuable general employability skills such as:
- Communication
- Teamwork
- Problem solving
- Initiative and enterprise
- Planning and organising
- Self-management
- Learning
- Technology

Students may also attain vital industry specific skills which will relate to their studies such as:
- Hands-on practical experience
- Observing and learning from industry qualified and experienced professionals
- Working in real-life scenarios and environments
- Working with tools and equipment necessary to the occupation and business
- Liaising and working with colleagues, bosses, customers/clients and suppliers.

Typical Tasks & Duties

The student will be working alongside the service team and have the opportunity to undertake basic mechanical tasks that may include but not limited to:
- working as part of a team
- learn to manually assess vehicles
- work on a variety of vehicles types
- learn to diagnose and repair vehicles
- tidying and maintenance of workshop equipment

You will have the opportunity to observe and assist (if appropriate) in the general service and repair of vehicles. If the student shows an interest and demonstrates the ability to follow instructions they may be given more responsibilities within their capabilities.

Student Requirements

Students with a positive attitude towards the Automotive Industry and Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology who are self-motivated, willing to listen and follow instruction are encouraged to consider a future SWL placement to develop skills learned from their VDSS subject relating to Automotive Servicing.

Whilst the student is attending the work placement they are expected to:
• Students must be interested in the “Insert industry-based subject’ and possess good communication skills.
• Students must be willing to spend periods of time observing and to undertake necessary tasks as requested.
• Dress appropriately.
• Maintain interest and participate in tasks and work duties.
• Be well mannered and behave in a respectful and responsible manner.
• Be punctual.
• Follow management instructions.
• Act in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirements.
• Work within the team.
• Listen and take advice from fellow workers.
• Respect other people’s belongings.
• Keep a note pad and pen handy to take notes for their own reference.
• Demonstrate the skills they have developed through their course.
• Take their Logbook to the work placement every day.

Dress Requirements

The student will be required to present at work in the following work attire;
• Work pants.
• Hi visual shirt, long sleeve.
• Steel capped work boots.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to the tasks and duties carried out by the student, will be supplied by the Host Employer.

Special Transport Requirements

Public Transport is limited, students to check bus transport availability and or speak to parents/carer to organise transport prior to contacting employer.

CDC Victoria - Mildura: Ph: 5023 0274, Website: https://cdcvictoria.com.au/travel-information/timetables-and-maps/mildura/.


  • AUR20716 - Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W112036
Industry Area: AUTOMOTIVE
Location: Mildura - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Attendance will be negotiated with the host employer after the successful student is notified, preference is for 1 week blocks (5 days).
Added By: Northern Mallee Local Learning & Employment Network


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