Automotive Parts Interpreter (SA)
Education and Training:
To become an automotive parts interpreter you usually have to complete an apprenticeship or traineeship in Automotive Sales. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. Ask your career adviser about the possibility of starting some of this training in school.
A drivers licence would be an advantage.
While the following courses are related to this occupation, they may not necessarily lead directly to employment, nor provide the most direct pathway to the occupation. Courses which provide preliminary or informal training, as well as those which provide additional job skills following initial qualifications may also be listed.
*Course is offered by more than one institution. Click link for details.
- Certificate II in Automotive Sales *
- Certificate II in Automotive Sales (05) *
- Certificate II in Automotive Warehousing/Distribution Operations
- Certificate III in Automotive Retail, Service and Repair
- Certificate III in Automotive Sales *
- Certificate III in Automotive Sales (05) *
- Certificate III in Automotive Sales - Parts Interpreting
Automotive parts interpreters usually work in motor accessory dealerships, spare parts divisions of large car dealerships and motor wreckers. They may provide parts for cars; trucks; vans; trailers; and agricultural, industrial and marine equipment. Increasingly, spare parts interpretation involves the use of computers.
Job opportunities depend on trends in automobile use and ownership, the degree of consumer reliance upon parts replacement as opposed to vehicle upgrade and the rate of technological change.
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