W125435 -

Mechanic's assistant
The Castlemaine Rod Shop

The Castlemaine Rod Shop and Waddingtons have been in the automotive industry for more than 35 years.

We now carry over 6000 products and counting.....

Reproduction panels; gear box conversion; bell housing; LS1 conversions; engine mounts; supercharger kits; drop spindels; new holden and ford IFS kits; chassis kits; disc brake conversions; custom sumps; hydraulic clutch kits; extractors; rack and pinion kits … and lots, lots more…. please feel free to call one of our team members about our great product range on (03) 54722853

This structured work placement (SWL) is available for one week block for term 1 or 2, 2023 - dates can be negotiated.

Skills You Might Learn

Increase knowledge of Automotive terminology

Increase knowledge of tools and equipment used in the workplace

Knowledge of repair procedures and diagnosis
Communication skills
Use of hand tools
Use of power tools
Use of diagnostic equipment
Problem solving

Typical Tasks & Duties

Assisting mechanics with the following tasks and duties. Changing oil & filters, removing wheels, checking tyre pressures, replacing wheels, check & top up fluid levels, maintaining a clean & safe working environment, general servicing, working on brakes, general repairs and other duties as directed.

Student Requirements

Student to be studying VET/VCAL Automotive and have completed Auto Safe at Work modules.

Dress Requirements

Student to wear industry related work wear with safety boots.

Special Transport Requirements

Public transport available.


  • VIC20116 - VCAL Studies
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W125435
Industry Area: AUTOMOTIVE
Location: Castlemaine - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Student to attend Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.
Added By: Goldfields Local Learning & Employment Network


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