Helper Apprentice Mechanic Helper

Minimum ? 8th

Certified training for Auto Service Technician Level 3 (programme aligned to ASC/Q 1401 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Not applicable

The tasks an Auto Service Technician Level 3 is expected to perform include:

Assisting in service, maintenance and mechanical repairs to any part of the motor vehicle

Procuring workshop supplies and tools as directed by the supervisor

Maintaining an inventory of tools and parts

Familiarity with the various components of a vehicle

Familiarity with various tools and machines used for repairs

Ability to perform laborious work

Ability to carry out minor repair work

Ability to keep the workplace organized and clean

Knowledge of how to move vehicles

Knowledge of how to lift materials or equipment manually or using hoists

Physically fit

Previous Automotive Technician experience

Proficiency in a local language

Certification from ASDC for Auto Service Technician level 3 or an ITI Diploma


Team player

Troubleshooting skills

Technical bend of mind

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is/is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week

Overtime is a common practice

Shift system is available with most service repair garages

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

One may develop occupational hazards like physical injury, accidents, back/neck pains, etc.

Health risks include exposure to harmful chemicals

For freshers ? INR7,000 toINR10,000 per month

For candidates with experience ?INR10,000 toINR12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Automotive Industry in India1

The automotive industry is one of the fastest growing industries in India. The total sale of all types of vehicles in 2013-14 was 1,84,21,538. With the sale of more vehicles, there is more work in the terms of repair and maintenance. Most people entering the automotive industry can expect steady work, resulting from this growth of sales. The sales are further projected to grow in the next year by new launches and falling fuel prices. Hence, the demand for Auto Service Technician Level 3 will grow as the number of vehicles in operation increases.

Service repair garages Motor vehicle and parts dealers

Mechanical assembly plant

Tier I, Tier II and Tier III cities2 across India