Repairs and replaces defective exhaust and muffler systems in motor vehicles.
Exhaust and Muffler Fitter
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Group: 8994 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters
fit and replace parts and accessories on motor vehicles.
removing old and damaged parts and cleaning surrounding areas on vehicles
fitting batteries and installing accessories such as sun roofs, stereos and alarms
removing damaged glass, trimming strips and rubber seals from window frames and mountings on motor vehicles, positioning new windscreens and glass windows on frames and attaching and sealing them
inspecting, removing and repairing muffler mountings, and fitting new mufflers, extractors and exhaust pipes
removing radiators from vehicles and cleaning and repairing them
installing new or repaired radiators into vehicles and repairing and replacing other units in the cooling system such as thermostats, head gaskets and water pumps
inspecting tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairing punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres
operating air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles
balancing wheels and tyres using static and electronic equipment
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.