Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment Australia

The Down Under Centre is proud to have TRA Approved RTOs working from our building. We work very close with these RTOs to facilitate their Technical Skype interviews and work with clients to ensure that they are ready for their Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment to migrate to Australia. Diesel Motor Mechanic ANZSCO Code 321212.

As part of the visa process, you will need to complete the mandatory Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment Australia. On completion of the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment, you will be issued with your Australian Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology. This will be invaluable for employment once you arrive in Australia.

See our Frequently Asked Questions for Diesel Motor Mechanics emigrating to Australia.

If you would like to see if you are eligible for a Skilled Visa, use our free visa points calculator and/or send your CV to info@downundercentre.com and our Migration Consultants will be happy to advise on your options.

Process for Diesel Motor Mechanic Skills Assessment Australia

The process is broken up into two stages. Diesel Motor Mechanic is not a licensed trade but many employers insist you hold your Australian diesel motor mechanic Qualification for registration and insurance purposes. It’s also important to know that each state and territory in Australia has different regulations and if you require a builders license you will need to obtain a Certificate III prior to applying for your builders License.

1. Documentary Assessment for Diesel Motor Mechanics skills assessment Australia $1,280

In short, you are required to prove you are a Diesel Motor Mechanic have the necessary skills to work as a Diesel Motor Mechanic in Australia.

  • If you hold trade related qualifications, you’ll be asked to prove you have a minimum of 3 years’ work experience.
  • If you don’t have trade related qualifications, you’ll be asked to prove you have a minimum of 5 years’ work experience.

You will also need to prove that you have worked as a diesel motor mechanic for a minimum of 12 months out of the last 36 months.

There will be a list of mandatory documentation that you must provide such as; payslips, banking, photos and statements of service. You will also need to supply contact details of one or two work referees who can confirm your skills in the industry.

Down Under Centre Agency Service £550 + VAT

It is very important to remember that most of your evidence gathering for your Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment is also required for your visa. The Down Under Centre can provide you with an agency service to assist you with the gathering of your documentation for your Australian qualification, as it is considered to be the most difficult stage of your visa application. The Down Under Centre will also be able to advise how many years of work experience will be required to give you maximum points for your visa. Please call us on 0203 376 1555 to enquire about our agency service and how it can specifically help you.

2. Technical Skype Interview for Diesel Motor Mechanics skills assessment $2,000

Here you will be required to come to our London venue The Down Under Centre based conveniently next to Ealing Broadway underground station. downundercentre.com/contact

We will organise an Australian qualified diesel motor mechanic who is also an Australian qualified trainer and assessor to discuss your application and your everyday working life as a diesel motor mechanic.

Please note that if the assessor feels that you do not have the necessary skills to work in Australia as a qualified carpenter and joiner he will ask you to provide further information or complete a practical assessment/ site visit which will be at your cost. The Down Under Centre have never had a client that has required a site visit as yet as we work closely with them to ensure that this does not need to happen. The assessors understand that you may be nervous, they will discuss your application with you in a calm manner in a relaxed environment and do all they can to assist you and put you at ease.

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Diesel Motor Mechanic Jobs in Australia

The DUC Employment Hub is a tool that connects migrants to employers in Australia as well as providing you with a relocation hub to make your journey to Australia smoother.

Posted jobs for Diesel Motor Mechanics via DUC Employment Hub:

Location: Regional NSW
Salary: $60,000 to $80,000
This employer is looking for experienced, enthusiastic trade qualified Agricultural, Plant or Heavy Diesel Mechanics that has excellent mechanical and technical knowledge. This company is an approved employer sponsor so, outstanding international candidates may also be considered for employment with 482 visa sponsorship.


Location: Regional NSW Wagga Wagga & Riverina
Salary: $60,000 to $65,000
A progressive dealership that has been servicing and selling agricultural and turf machinery for over 63 years are looking for qualified Agricultural Diesel Mechanics who will independently perform advanced diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural and turf equipment in a specialized field.


Location: Perth, WA
Salary: $70,000 to $90,000
This employer, the largest truck company in WA, is currently seeking an excellent Heavy Diesel Mechanic Technician to service, maintain and repair trucks in the workshop to a high standard compliant with manufacturers standards while operating in a safe and enjoyable environment to ensure efficient repairs fixed right the first time.


Location: Adelaide, SA
Salary: $55,000 to $60,000
A number of vacancies available for Diesel Mechanics able to attend to mechanical and basic electrical faults on light trucks for a busy Adelaide business. The setting is a professionally run workshop working on modern light trucks.


Diesel Motor Mechanics emigrating to Australia FAQs

The Australian Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment has 2 important stages that are required to be completed. You will need to prove to our assessor you have the necessary skills as a Diesel Motor Mechanic.

The first stage is paper based, proving you are a Diesel Motor Mechanic through payslips, detailed CV, references, videos, photos, qualifications.  

The second stage is a technical interview with an Australian qualified Diesel Motor Mechanic who is also a qualified trainer and assessor. This is a relaxed chat over Skype or Zoom where you have a one to one with our Australian Diesel Motor Mechanic Assessors.  

No its not mandatory. You are required to EITHER hold your completed apprenticeship papers as a Diesel Motor Mechanic (Please note these qualifications could fall under Diesel Fitter qualifications) and 3 years of paid work experience pre or post qualification working as a Diesel mechanic. So, if you are from the UK and hold an NVQ3 as a Diesel Motor Mechanic or Diesel Fitter, you would only require the 3 years.

If you have NO NVQ3 then you are required to have a minimum of 5 years paid work experience completing diesel motor mechanic tasks. It is common for clients to be assessed without holding any formal training or qualification so we use your 5 years of paid work experience as proof.

The cost of the Australian skills assessment is dictated by TRA (Trades Recognition Australia). You pay TRA directly and they have chosen RTOs (Registered Training Organisations) that deliver the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment for Australian migration. The cost for the Documentary Assessment is $1280 and for the Technical Interview the cost is $2000.

The skills assessment is required so you, the migrant, can apply for a visa to Australia. This is the way Australian Immigration can gauge if you are Diesel Motor Mechanic under the Australian guidelines. Many people want to move to Australia as a Diesel Motor Mechanic and without the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment delivered by an approved assessing body, Australian immigration have no way in checking a migrant has the necessary skills. To emigrate to Australia as a Diesel Motor Mechanic you will need to complete the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment for a skilled visa.

Australian Trade Training College (ATTC) is an approved TRA assessing body. They have an office in the Down Under Centre and can be contacted on 0203 780 2437.

The DUC collaborates with Australian Trade Training College (ATTC) to deliver the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment for migration to Australia. We know exactly what is required and offer an Agency service to assist with that skills assessment. The DUC Agency Fee is £550 + VAT.

What’s included in that Agency Fee?

You will receive a unique login to the DUC Client Portal which explains everything you need to provide, giving templates and precise details on what to gather and how to gather it. For many this is the hardest part of the process but is key to a successful application; we know what is required because the DUC Skills Team work closely with the assessing body. We have been part of the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment process for 8+ years. The DUC Skills Team will lodge your application and liaise with the assessing body.

Telephone assistance Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm – and even out-of-hours by arrangement. We have staff specifically dedicated to working with Diesel Motor Mechanics, so you’ll always be working with the same person. 

As a DUC client you also have access to our exclusive Facebook Group where you can get expert help from other DUC Diesel Motor Mechanics who can give you an insight into the content of the technical interview.  You can chat with other DUC clients, who may be at different stages of the process, for their guidance on the English test, skills process and the practicalities of moving to Australia.  The DUC Visa Team post relevant updates as they happen.

We will also provide information on the various English tests available, the various scoring systems and even provide a 10% discount code for the PTE Pearson Academic test.

You, will receive FREE access to the DUC Employment Hub (and your partner, if applicable) – a tool that connects migrants to employers and provides invaluable assistance with your relocation.  You will receive a 1-hour consultation with a relocation expert who has migrated themselves. This consultation will introduce you to our service provider partners who can save you money on your move. See how the DUC EH works.

The Down Under Centre work with the assessing body for Diesel Motor Mechanics looking to immigrate to Australia. We are very proud to be working with a TRA skills assessment provider, we have many years’ experience with clients and have the best software and plenty of experienced staff to hold your hand through the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment process.

Migrating to Australia as a Diesel Motor Mechanic has its challenges and you, the migrant, will have plenty of questions, we will know the answers, be available through working hours to answer any of your questions. As the occupation is classed as a Diesel Motor Mechanic we can work you through what skill set is required for a successful skills assessment as a Diesel Motor Mechanic. The Down Under Centre know what needs to be done and you can carry on working as a Diesel Motor Mechanic while we give you a detailed list of what is required for the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment for Australia.

Your TRA Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment is valid for 3 years from the date the skills assessment was issued. This means you need to have your invitation to apply for your Australian visa before the 3 years is up. Your Australian Certificate III in  Diesel Motor Mechanics has no expiry date.

Getting a job as a Diesel Motor Mechanic in Australia. There is plenty of work in Australia for Diesel Mechanics and Diesel Fitters. Australia is large country and the demand for skilled Diesel Motor Mechanics is Australia wide. Garages can’t find enough Diesel Motor Mechanics to work in Australia. Companies that work on buses, trucks and plant are always looking for Diesel Mechanics to fill the shortage in Australia.

The Down Under Centre works with many Australian Diesel Motor Mechanic employers who take on our English speaking skilled migrants. The employers have no hesitation hiring our Australian qualified Diesel Motor Mechanics moving to Australia by using our DUC Employment Hub. Our employment hub will also teach you how to prepare for your move to Australia. You will also receive a Skype chat with one of our relocation team.

At successful completion of your Australian Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment you will receive your TRA skills assessment required for a skilled visa to Australia and you will also receive your Australian Certificate III as a Diesel Motor Mechanic. To work in Australia as a Diesel Mechanic this Australian qualification is extremely important when looking for a Diesel Mechanic job in Australia.  

Diesel Mechanics looking to migrate to Australia need to be between 18 and 45 years old. Diesel Mechanics between the ages of 25-32 years old generate the maximum points for age towards their Australian visa application. Complete our free Australian visa points calculator to confirm your points.

Also if you are under 31 years old you can look into the Working Holiday Visa.

Yes, you can. First, complete our free visa points calculator. We’ll contact you to determine your eligibility for migrating to Australia and explain the Australian visa process. We have clients all over the world so you can emigrate to Australia as a Diesel Motor Mechanic.

With a passport from the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand you automatically add 5 points to your partner’s Australian visa application. If you completed the Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment for Australia (and are under 45 years of age) this would add 10 points. 

Not only do you get extra points for an Australian skilled visa you will arrive in Australia with your Australian Certificate III as a Diesel Motor Mechanic. This is huge as employers want you to hold the necessary qualification so they can insure you to work as Australian diesel mechanic employers need to follow strict health and safety requirements.

Applying for a skills assessment as a Diesel Motor Mechanic to migrate to Australia does not necessarily require a qualification; this is dependent upon the country of your passport. 

The Down Under Centre has access to Australia’s Country Education Profiles and can confirm if your qualifications will be recognised so you can complete your skills assessment as a Diesel Motor Mechanic and obtain a visa to work in Australia as a Diesel Mechanic.

If you don’t hold any qualifications you can still move forward with your Australian Diesel Motor Mechanic skills assessment if you can provide 5 years of paid work experience.

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