Mechanics Emigrate To Australia

Emigrate To Australia As A Mechanic

The following skills are currently in high demand across Australia


Diesel Motor Mechanic
Motorcycle Mechanic
Small Engine Mechanic

Automotive Heavy Mechanic

Chainsaw Mechanic
Lawnmower Mechanic
Outboard Motor Mechanic

Automatic Transmission Mechanic
Automotive Air conditioning Mechanic
Brake Mechanic
Ground Support Equipment Fitter (Air Force)
Roadside Mechanic
Vehicle Mechanic (Army)

We secure visas for Mechanics to emigrate to Australia.

To qualify for a skilled visa to Australia you will need to evidence you are capable of doing the job.  You can relax as we shall build your winning case.  Once we have secured your visa we can introduce you to our network of recruiters across Australia


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Government Report On Job Prospects

Government data on Job Outlook are updated on a yearly basis and are compiled from national statistics which may not reflect either regional variations or more recent changes in employment conditions.  Recent reports show strong growth in this profession along with high average salaries.   It is important to note the average salaries could be easily doubled for people with three or more years experience and qualified with a positive skills assessment.

  • Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Motor Mechanics is expected to be above average (between 25,001 and 50,000). Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce).
  • Employment for this occupation rose strongly (in percentage terms) in the past five years, rose slightly in the long-term (ten years). Looking forward, employment for Motor Mechanics to November 2020 is expected to remain relatively steady.
  • This is a very large occupation (100,700 in November 2015) suggesting that opportunities should be available in most regions.
  • Motor Mechanics have a very high proportion of full-time jobs (94 per cent). For Motor Mechanics working full-time, average weekly hours are 41.0 (compared to 40.2 for all occupations) and earnings are below average - in the third decile. Unemployment for Motor Mechanics is average.
  • The most common level of educational attainment for Motor Mechanics is Certificate III/IV (70.7 per cent).
  • Motor Mechanics are mainly employed in: Other Services; Retail Trade; and Transport, Postal and Warehousing.

Key Indicators

This table shows how this occupation compares with other occupations on 9 key measures: employment size; full-time share of employment; earnings; unemployment; employment growth over the past 2, 5 and 10 years; future growth (projected growth rate over 5 years); and future job openings (estimated number of vacancies due to employment growth and turnover). The Future Growth indicator is based on growth in percentage terms, while the Future Job Openings indicator is based on an estimated number of vacancies. A small occupation with a strong Future Growth score may have a weak Job Openings score, while a large occupation with a weak Future Growth score may have a strong Job Openings score, as even a small percentage change can result in a relatively large number of new jobs.

How many workers are employed in this occupation?100,70010
How many work full-time (% share)?94.09
What are the weekly earnings for full-time workers ($ before tax)?10003
How does unemployment compare with other occupations?average5
What has been the long-term employment growth - 10 years (%)?9.25
What has been the medium-term employment growth - 5 years (%)?9.57
What has been the short-term employment growth - 2 years (%)?8.27
What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?relatively steady3
What will be the level of future job openings?above average8


Repair, maintain and test motor vehicle and other internal combustion engines and related mechanical components.

Tasks Include:

      • detecting and diagnosing mechanical and electrical faults in engines and parts
      • dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checking parts
      • repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components, and referring to service manuals as needed
      • performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
      • reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
      • testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance
      • diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers
      • may inspect vehicles and issue roadworthiness certificates or detail work required to achieve roadworthiness
      • may respond to vehicle breakdown service calls


Alternative Title: Automotive Light Mechanic
Maintains, tests and repairs petrol engines and the mechanical parts of lightweight motor vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes. Registration or licensing may be required.


Maintains, tests and repairs diesel motors and the mechanical parts of trucks, buses and other heavy vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes. Registration or licensing may be required.


Maintains, tests and repairs the mechanical parts of motorcycles. Registration or licensing may be required.


Maintains, tests and repairs engines of chainsaws, lawn mowers, garden tractors and other equipment with small engines. Registration or licensing may be required.

Australian Visas Available:

The most popular visas are the (189) and (190) which allows you to live and work in Australia.
Australia remains one of the most attractive immigration destinations for skilled workers and families around the world. However, this means Australia can be selective over who they accept each year to join them.

What are the Skilled Worker Visa basic requirements?

For both the Independent Skilled Worker Visa (189) and the State Sponsored Skilled Worker Visa (190) potential applicants must meet the following basic criteria:
  • Be under 50 years of age
  • Demonstrate competence in the English language
  • Possess skills and qualifications that address the needs of the Australian labour market
  • Meet the skills assessment test

What is the difference between the two Skilled Worker Visas?

Independent Skilled Worker Visas (189) provide permanent residency on arrival and you are free to live and work anywhere in Australia.
State Sponsored Skilled Worker Visas (190) requires one of the following:
A nomination from a State or Territory government agency.  You will be expected to live in that state for two years after arrival and then secure your permanent residency visa.

What do Skilled Work Visas allow me to do?

 Successful applicants for an Australian work visa are entitled to:
  • Reside permanently in Australia and engage work opportunities
  •  Receive healthcare
  •  Study at a school, vocational education programs, or university
  •  Become eligible for Australian Citizenship in time
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