321211 汽车技工(普通) Motor Mechanic (General)


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ANZSCO 321211 汽车技工(普通) Motor Mechanic (General) - FLYabroad

321211 汽车技工(普通)职业描述 Job description - FLYabroad

汽车技工(普通)维护、测试及维修汽油发动机和轻型汽车的机械零件,如变速箱、悬架、转向和刹车。可能需要注册或许可证。

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.

Previously referred to in ASCO as:
4211-11 Motor Mechanic
4211-01 Motor Mechanics - Supervisor

321211 汽车技工(普通)职位别名 - FLYabroad

  • 321211 轻型汽车修理工 Automotive Light Mechanic (A)
  • 321211 自动变速装置修理工 Automatic Transmission Mechanic (S)
  • 321211 汽车空调修理工 Automotive Airconditioning Mechanic (S)
  • 321211 刹车修理工 Brake Mechanic (S)
  • 321211 地面支援设备装配工(空军) Ground Support Equipment Fitter (Air Force) (S)
  • 321211 道路机械师 Roadside Mechanic (S)
  • 321211 车辆技师(陆军) Vehicle Mechanic (Army) (S)

321211 汽车技工(普通)技术等级 Skill level - FLYabroad

321211 汽车技工(普通)所属职业列表 - FLYabroad

321211 汽车技工(普通)澳洲技术移民职业评估 Skills assessment authority - FLYabroad

  • TRA - 澳大利亚职业技术认证中心 Trades Recognition Australia:大陆技术移民申请的绝大部分职业都是通过该类别评估。
    TRA移民技术评估类别申请的条件为具有澳洲要提名职业相对等的资格(一般是AQFIII,IV或 Diploma),至少3年的全职提名职业作经验,近2年内至少1年全职带薪提名职业工作经验。对于在获得等同AQF相关资质之前的工作要获得认可的话,需之前至少5年提名职业或者提名职业相关全职工作经验。
    TRA类别评估周期60工作日,评估费用300澳币,不支持信用卡。

321211 汽车技工(普通)州担保情况 - FLYabroad

近期担保过 321211 汽车技工(普通) Motor Mechanic (General) 职业的州包括:

321211 汽车技工(普通)新西兰技术移民紧缺职业加分要求 - FLYabroad

  • 不属于新西兰绝对紧缺职业

321211 汽车技工(普通)执业注册要求(不代表移民要求) - FLYabroad

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321211 汽车修理工-一般轻型汽车类 Motor Mechanic (General – Light Vehicle)

澳大利亚与新西兰移民,该职业名称代码为:321211

321211 汽车修理工 Motor Mechanic (General – Light Vehicle) 职位描述 - 飞出国

轻型汽车修理工负责汽车的保养和维修,彻底检查和维修发动机、制动器、燃油系统、汽车零件、手动和自动变速器、转向器、汽车悬架、动力传动系统和电气系统等汽车组件和零部件。汽车修理工会使用各式各样的工具,如
电工工具、精密测量仪器、诊断和电测设备等。

汽车修理工通常受雇于汽车经销商、汽车服务和维修厂等。工作环境不定,可以在小工厂从事各种汽车维修工作,也可以在大经销商那里从事某一特定车辆的维修工作等。

注:此类职业评估只针对维修轻型汽车普通修理工,并不涉及重型车辆道路运输修理工、移动设备修理工、及其他专业领域维修工,如汽车空调、刹车、柴油发动机、摩托车或舷外马达修理工。

Job description

A light vehicle motor mechanic services and maintains vehicles, repairs and overhauls vehicle components
including engines, brakes, fuel systems, manual and automatic transmissions, steering and suspension,
drivelines and electrical systems. To do this, motor mechanics rely on a wide range of tools, including hand
and power tools, precision measuring tools and equipment, together with diagnostic and electrical measuring
equipment.

Motor mechanics are usually employed by vehicle dealerships, mechanical automotive service and repair
workshops. These work environments can range from small workshops which undertake a variety of repair jobs to large dealerships that specialise in a particular make of vehicle.

Note: This trade assessment is for generic motor mechanics dealing with light vehicles. It does not extend to heavy vehicle road transport or mobile equipment mechanic or speciality areas such as automotive air-conditioning mechanic, brake mechanic, diesel motor mechanic, motorcycle mechanic or outboard motor mechanic.

321211 汽车修理工 Motor Mechanic (General – Light Vehicle) 能力评估

为满足澳洲职业评估要求,你需要提供能证明你在某一技术领域能力的培训或者工作经验。可以通过轻型汽车维修技术三级资格证(AUR30612)来证明。 澳洲职业评估机构已将该职业能力分类。

To achieve an Australian qualification, you must demonstrate how your training and work experience shows
competence in a number of skill areas. These skill areas or competencies are taken from the Certificate III in
Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology qualification (AUR30612)

具体评估内容如下:####

基础单元:

基础的技能和知识是每个能力评估都包含的。这些基础的要求涉及工作场所的健康和安全WHS的规定,工作流程,汽车行业标准以及作为澳洲汽车修理工的要求。

就业能力

例如在团队合作能力,交流能力,解决问题能力,计划组织能力,学习能力,专业技能以及自我管理能力,同时还要展示你的工作积极性、主动性。

Common units

Units of competency covering common skills and knowledge will be assessed with each of the competency groups.
These common units relate to the workplace health and safety requirements (WHS), work processes and procedures,
automotive industry standards and requirements to work as a motor mechanic in Australia.

Employability skills

Employability skills such as: teamwork; communication; problem solving; planning & organising; learning; technology; self-management; initiative & enterprise will be assessed in each competency group.

技能分类

  • 基础单元能力

    • AURAEA3003 监控汽车机械行业环境和可持续性的最佳实践
    • AURASA2002 应用工作场所安全工作准则
    • AURTTA3018 进行故障诊断操作
    • AURTTK2002 使用和维修工具和设备
    • AURAFA2003 在工作场所与他人进行有效的沟通
    • AURTTK2001 使用和保养工作场所的测量设备

注:基础单元中所要求的任务、能力和就业技能与下列能力一并被评估。

  • 电子和电池方面的能力

    • AURETR2012 测试和维修基本电路
    • AURETR3025 对电池进行测试、充电和更换
    • AURETR3029 诊断和修复充电系统
    • AURETR3030 诊断和修复汽车启动系统
    • AURETR3043 维修电子体管理系统
  • 发动引擎和冷却系统方面的能力

    • AURETR3031 诊断和维修点火系统
    • AURLTE3002 保养和修理轻型汽车发动机和相关部件
    • AURTTA2004 进行汽车维护工作
    • AURTTC3003 诊断和维修冷却系统
    • AURTTE2004 检查和保养汽车引擎
    • AURTTC2001 检查和保养冷却系统
  • 汽油燃料系统方面的能力

    • AURLTZ3001 诊断和维修轻型汽车排放控制系统
    • AURTTF2001 保养汽油燃油系统
    • AURETR3023 诊断和维修电子打火发动机管理系统
  • 转向、汽车悬架和刹车方面的能力

    • AURLTB3003 诊断和维修轻型汽车液压制动系统
    • AURLTD3004 维修轻型汽车转向系统
    • AURLTD3005 维修轻型汽车悬架系统
    • AURTTB2001 监测和保养制动系统
    • AURTTD2002 监测和保养转向系统
    • AURTTD2004 监测和保养悬架系统
  • 离合器和发动机最终传动方面的能力

    • AURETR3044 保养和维修电子驱动管理系统
    • AURLTQ3001 维修轻型汽车最终传动组件
    • AURLTQ3002 维修轻型汽车的最终传动-动力传动系统
    • AURLTX3001 维修轻型汽车的手动变速器
    • AURLTX3002 维修轻型汽车的自动变速器
    • AURTTQ2001 保养轻型汽车最终传动组件
    • AURTTQ2003 保养轻型汽车的最终传动-动力传动系统
    • AURTTX2002 检查和保养手动变速器
    • AURTTX2003 检查和保养自动变速器
    • AURLTX3003 诊断和维修轻型汽车离合器系统

Competency groups

  • Common units

    • AURAEA3003 Monitor environmental and sustainability best practice in the automotive mechanical industry
    • AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace
    • AURTTA3018 Carry out diagnostic procedures
    • AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
    • AURAFA2003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
    • AURTTK2001 Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

Note: The tasks, skills, knowledge and employability skills required for the common units are assessed with the
following competency groups.

  • Electronics & batteries

    • AURETR2012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
    • AURETR3025 Test, charge and replace batteries
    • AURETR3029 Diagnose and repair charging systems
    • AURETR3030 Diagnose and repair starting systems
    • AURETR3043 Service and repair electronic body management systems
  • Engines & cooling systems

    • AURETR3031 Diagnose and repair ignition systems
    • AURLTE3002 Repair engines and associated engine components (light vehicle)
    • AURTTA2004 Carry out servicing operations
    • AURTTC3003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
    • AURTTE2004 Inspect and service engines
    • AURTTC2001 Inspect and service cooling systems
  • Petrol fuel systems

    • AURLTZ3001 Diagnose and repair light vehicle emission control systems
    • AURTTF2001 Service petrol fuel systems
    • AURETR3023 Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems
  • Steering, suspension & brakes

    • AURLTB3003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle hydraulic braking systems
    • AURLTD3004 Repair steering systems (light vehicle)
    • AURLTD3005 Repair suspension systems (light vehicle)
    • AURTTB2001 Inspect and service braking systems
    • AURTTD2002 Inspect and service steering systems
    • AURTTD2004 Inspect and service suspension systems
  • Clutch & final drives

    • AURETR3044 Service and repair electronic drive management systems
    • AURLTQ3001 Repair final drive assemblies (light vehicle)
    • AURLTQ3002 Repair final drive – driveline (light vehicle)
    • AURLTX3001 Repair transmissions – manual (light vehicle)
    • AURLTX3002 Repair transmissions – automatic (light vehicle)
    • AURTTQ2001 Service final drive assemblies
    • AURTTQ2003 Service final drive (driveline)
    • AURTTX2002 Inspect and service transmissions (manual)
    • AURTTX2003 Inspect and service transmissions (automatic)
    • AURLTX3003 Diagnose and repair light vehicle clutch systems

321211 汽车修理工 Motor Mechanic (General – Light Vehicle) 评估结果

如果你成功通过评估,会得到:

  • 澳洲三级资格证书,其中会列明你获得的所有能力;

如果你未成功完成评估,会得到:

  • Statement of Attainment 其中会列出你得到认可的能力以及未得到认可的能力;

321211 汽车修理工 Motor Mechanic (General – Light Vehicle) 许可证和行业信息

该职位要求申请可能需持有许可证、登记证或资格证。详情可通过以下途径查询:

321211 汽车修理工 Motor Mechanic (General – Light Vehicle) 资质信息 - 飞出国

如需了解评估的细节,可以访问: training.gov.au .

Assessment outcome

If you successfully complete the assessment process you will receive the following:

  • an Australian Certificate III qualification that lists the units of competency you successfully achieved.

If you are unsuccessful in the assessment process you will be issued:

  • a Statement of Attainment that lists units of competency you have successfully achieved and those that were not achieved.

Licensing and industry information

A licence, registration or certification may be required for this occupation.

For further information regarding any licensing requirements refer to:

Additional industry information that may assist you can be found at:

  • The myfuture website is Australia’s national career information and exploration service, helping people to
    make career decisions, plan career pathways and manage work transitions: http://www.myfuture.edu.au

Qualification information

If you would like detailed information about the units of competency that make up this qualification, please refer to the training.gov.au website.


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321211A 收入图示(Earnings) - 飞出国

321211A 职业全职从业者税前周薪比例(Income Range Per Week - Before tax)

Income of persons working full-time

321211A 职业全职与兼职从业者税前周薪比较(Income Based On Employment Status Per Week - Before tax)

Earnings of persons working full- and part-time

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What’s it like to be a Brake Mechanic?

Brake mechanics diagnose faults, and then repair, replace, overhaul and test
the parts of disc, drum or power brake systems used on all types of motor
vehicles.

How much can I expect to earn?

Full-time employed Brake Mechanic earn an average of $966 per week. The
[average annual salary for this job is $50232 excluding super.]

Personal requirements

  • enjoy practical and manual activities
  • mechanical aptitude
  • problem-solving skills
  • able to work accurately.

This job also involves:

Driving

Driving or piloting a powered vehicle on road, rail, water or in the air is an
essential or usual requirement of these jobs. Vehicles include cars, buses,
aeroplanes, trucks, forklifts, ships, boats, etc.

Full use of hands/fingers

Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
undertake.

Handling chemicals/greasy items

These jobs involve the daily handling of substances which may cause irritation
to skin, eyes, etc., and may aggravate dermatitis or other medical conditions.

Heavy lifting

Daily lifting of items over 10 kilograms, with or without the use of
mechanical aids, is a requirement of these jobs.

Physical effort

The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.

Reading or writing

These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
skills.

This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:

Skilled Trade Jobs

These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.

Study requirements

At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
occupation:

Industrial Arts

School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.

Mathematics

School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.

Duties and tasks of a Brake Mechanic

Brake mechanics may perform the following tasks:

  • determine faults in brake systems by talking to the vehicle operator and driving the vehicle, noting its performance, or by reading data from the vehicle’s computer control system
  • diagnose and correct anti-lock braking faults
  • examine brake units (including steel and flex hoses and handbrake cables) for wear, damage or possible failure, and repair or replace as required
  • measure brake drums and disc rotors to determine if wear or finished size is excessive
  • test brake units to ensure outputs reach the specified level (this includes electronics now widely used on late model vehicles and trailer or caravan brakes)
  • repair or replace leaky brake cylinders
  • attach new linings to brake shoes by bonding or riveting (this is a separate semi-skilled operation in some repair shops)
  • machine discs and drum brakes where indicated
  • fit wheels onto hubs and tighten wheel fixings to specified torque
  • ensure brake systems are filled with correct brake fluid and are functioning correctly
  • bleed the hydraulic brake system.

Specialisations

Brake mechanics may specialise in light or heavy vehicles. Some brake
mechanics specialise in compressed air brake systems used by trucks, buses and
semi-trailers.


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321211B 职业全职从业者税前周薪比例(Income Range Per Week - Before tax)

Income of persons working full-time

321211B 职业全职与兼职从业者税前周薪比较(Income Based On Employment Status Per Week - Before tax)

Earnings of persons working full- and part-time

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What’s it like to be an Engine Reconditioner?

Engine reconditioners set up and operate machinery to restore and recondition
the machined surfaces of engines and related vehicle components.

Engine reconditioners work in specialised workshops, sometimes concentrating
on one aspect of the job. They wear protective clothing and may use special
cleaning fluids.

How much can I expect to earn?

Full-time employed Engine Reconditioner earn an average of $966 per week. The
[average annual salary for this job is $50232 excluding super.]

Personal requirements

  • enjoy practical and manual activities
  • mechanical aptitude
  • good eyesight (may be corrected) for precision work
  • able to keep up to date with technological change.

This job also involves:

Full use of hands/fingers

Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
undertake.

Good vision for detail

These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.

Handling chemicals/greasy items

These jobs involve the daily handling of substances which may cause irritation
to skin, eyes, etc., and may aggravate dermatitis or other medical conditions.

Mainly indoor work

Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.

Physical effort

The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.

Reading or writing

These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
skills.

Standing for long periods

The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs are usually performed
standing up for periods of at least two hours at a stretch.

This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:

Skilled Trade Jobs

These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.

Study requirements

At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
occupation:

Industrial Arts

School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.

Mathematics

School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.

Duties and tasks of an Engine Reconditioner

Engine reconditioners may perform the following tasks:

  • dismantle, check and inspect engines for wear
  • re-grind camshafts and crankshafts
  • repair and recondition cylinder heads and cylinder blocks
  • check various components using micrometers and dial indicators
  • diagnose reasons for engine failure
  • pressure-test cylinder blocks and cylinder heads
  • install engines in cars, boats, trucks or tractors
  • assemble engines after repair
  • balance tailshafts, crankshafts and flywheels.

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321211C 收入图示(Earnings) - 飞出国

321211C 职业全职从业者税前周薪比例(Income Range Per Week - Before tax)

Income of persons working full-time

321211C 职业全职与兼职从业者税前周薪比较(Income Based On Employment Status Per Week - Before tax)

Earnings of persons working full- and part-time

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What’s it like to be a Light Vehicle Motor Mechanic?

Light vehicle motor mechanics service, repair and overhaul the mechanical
parts of motor vehicles such as the engine, the transmission (clutch, gear box
and differential), and the suspension systems (springs, steering, brakes,
wheels and tyres).

Light vehicle motor mechanics work mainly in workshops and wear protective
clothing. They need to keep up with changes in motor industry technology.

How much can I expect to earn?

Full-time employed Light Vehicle Motor Mechanic earn an average of $966 per
week. The [average annual salary for this job is $50232 excluding super.]

Personal requirements

  • enjoy practical and manual activities
  • able to work with hand tools
  • aptitude for technical activities
  • problem-solving skills
  • able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • normal eyesight and hearing
  • drivers licence essential.

This job also involves:

Driving

Driving or piloting a powered vehicle on road, rail, water or in the air is an
essential or usual requirement of these jobs. Vehicles include cars, buses,
aeroplanes, trucks, forklifts, ships, boats, etc.

Full use of hands/fingers

Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
undertake.

Good vision for detail

These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.

Handling chemicals/greasy items

These jobs involve the daily handling of substances which may cause irritation
to skin, eyes, etc., and may aggravate dermatitis or other medical conditions.

Physical effort

The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.

Reading or writing

These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
skills.

This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:

Skilled Trade Jobs

These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.

Study requirements

At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
occupation:

Industrial Arts

School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.

Mathematics

School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.

Duties and tasks of a Light Vehicle Motor Mechanic

Light vehicle motor mechanics may perform the following tasks:

  • discuss problems with car drivers or vehicle operators to discover faults
  • listen to engines, fit and operate special test equipment, and test-drive vehicles
  • repair or replace worn or faulty parts by removing assemblies such as engines, transmissions, differentials or steering gear systems; dismantling them and checking parts, referring to manuals as necessary
  • reassemble, test, clean and adjust repaired or replaced parts or assemblies, using various instruments to make sure they are working properly and putting them back into the vehicle
  • tune engines using special electronic equipment and make fine adjustments (to carburettors, for example) for smoother running
  • carry out minor body and trim repairs
  • diagnose, repair and replace engine management and fuel injection components
  • use oxy, electric, TIG and MIG welders
  • test and repair electrical systems such as lighting, instrumentation, ignition and electronic fuel injection
  • inspect vehicles and issue roadworthiness certificates or list the work required before a certificate can be issued.

Specialisations

Due to advances in automotive technology, most vehicles now contain electronic
controls and computers. As a result, knowledge in this area has become
essential for light vehicle motor mechanics and they are becoming more
specialised in their areas of work.
Light vehicle motor mechanics may specialise as Automotive Air Conditioning
Fitters or Brake Mechanics. For more details, see the separate entries for
these occupations. They may also specialise as breakdown service patrol
officers who give emergency mechanical assistance to members of an automobile
association.
Light vehicle motor mechanics may progress to positions such as service
manager, service adviser, technical sales representative, technical officer or
diagnostic specialist.

Motorcycle Mechanic

A motorcycle mechanic diagnoses faults and performs necessary repairs to
motorcycles.