There is a great demand for migrant Diesel motor mechanics in New Zealand. Diesel motor mechanics are needed in all parts of the country, but there are some places that are particularly in need of them.
Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch are the most populous areas, and they also have the highest number of vehicles. This means that there is more work available for diesel motor mechanics in these cities than in other parts of the country.
There are many reasons why diesel motor mechanics are in demand. One reason is that New Zealand relies heavily on transport trucks to move goods around the country.
The trucks that transport goods from one city to another run on diesel engines, so it is important to have a mechanic who can maintain and repair them.
In addition, many farmers use tractors and other agricultural equipment that runs on diesel engines, so there is a constant need for mechanics who can fix these machines when they break down.
The job code that is to be used while applying for this occupation is ANZSCO 321212. To know more please Book a consultation session with experts at Provisas, we will be happy to help.
There are certain qualifications required to become a diesel motor mechanic in New Zealand. However, most mechanics have completed a trade apprenticeship or have received training from a technical institute.
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years 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.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Diesel motor mechanics typically work in workshops or garages. They may also be required to travel to different locations to carry out repairs.
Diesel motor mechanics in New Zealand typically earn between $20 and $30 per hour. They might earn more in certain locations.
Provisas can help you with the entire process of applying for a visa to become a diesel motor mechanic in New Zealand. We will assess your qualifications and work experience to make sure that you meet the requirements for the job code ANZSCO 321212. We will also help you with your application for a work visa.