Motorcycle Technician Apprenticeship

What you'll receive

AUR30816 - Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology, which is transferable and creates the potential to greatly expand your job choices across the automotive industry

The role of a motorcycle technician

A Motorcycle Technician/Mechanic is a great career if you enjoy working with your hands and have an aptitude for mechanics, plus you get to work with some awesome brands and an experienced and qualified team.

What the role looks like:

  • Detect and diagnoses faults in engines and parts.
  • Dismantle and remove engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms, and other components.
  • Repair and replace worn and defective parts and reassemble mechanical components.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications, and engine tune-ups to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations.
  • Reassemble engines and parts after being repaired.
  • Test and adjust mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance, diagnoses, and test parts with the assistance of diagnostic equipment.
  • Inspection of vehicles to issue roadworthiness certificates and associated detail work required to achieve roadworthiness.
  • Questions

    What employment opportunities will I have?

    This course prepares and qualifies you as a light engine/motorcycle technician capable of working in the automotive motorcycle service and repair industry. This is an in-demand industry that will see you gain valuable skills that are transferable across the automotive arena.

    What qualification will I receive?

    Upon successful completion of your Apprenticeship, you will be awarded Certificate III in Motorcycle Mechanical Technology (AUR30816). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework, this program is nationally recognised and obtained through Kangan Institute if you live in Victoria or TAFE SA – Regency Campus if you live in South Australia.

    How long does an Apprenticeship take?

    Apprenticeships are a 'earn as you learn' option that takes around four years to complete. It combines full-time work and formal on-the-job training with us at Peter Stevens Motorcycles which is supported by the Training Team at Kangan Institute if you live in Victoria or TAFE SA – Regency Campus if you live in South Australia.

    What locations can I work at?

    We have Peter Stevens Motorcycles located in Dandenong, Ringwood, Geelong & Adelaide.

    What are my Career Pathway options?

    Here at Peter Stevens Motorcycles, we can provide you with not just a job but a career pathway. Once you are qualified as a Motorcycle Mechanic there are various other opportunities that will open up and allow you to grow and develop. Roles such as Service Advisors, Workshop Controllers, and even a Service Manager could be your future path….The path you choose to ride is yours to map!!

    A word from our team

    “I started in the motorcycle industry as an apprentice technician. I then advanced to a Service Department Controller, then a Service Manager and now I manage multiple service locations. After nearly 40 years I still love the motorcycle industry and the people that work in it.”

    ~ Sam Gravette, Group Service Operations Manager

    Want to know more or apply

    If you're interested in becoming an apprentice, there are a few different ways to get started. One option is to contact us directly. We can answer any questions you have about the process and help you get started on your application. Email
    Another option is to apply online. Our online application is quick and easy, and you can get started right away. Whichever way you choose to get started, we're here to help you every step of the way.