Accessory Fitter or Technician

Car Accessory Mechanic

Car Modifier

Car Accessory Technician

Minimum - 8th

Certified training for Accessory Fitter (programme aligned to ASC/Q 1102 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Preferred relevant work experience

The tasks an Accessory Fitter is expected to perform include:

Installing and fitting vehicle accessories

Installing and fitting the vehicle?s exterior, interior, media and entertainment accessories

Fixing security related accessories depending on vehicle type and model

Knowledge of the specifications related to accessories that are appropriate for a particular brand

Familiarity with standard operating procedures

Skilled in identifying and understanding the customer?s accessory demands

Efficiency in working with wires, connections, tools and instruments, etc.

Familiarity with different methods to fix all kinds of accessories

Ability to diagnose and repair problems

Basic arithmetic skills

Ability to stay abreast with the latest technological advancements

Physically fit

Manual dexterity

On-the-job training is desirable for ASDC Accessory Fitter certificate or for a Bachelor?s Degree or Diploma holder in any discipline

Good communication skills Attention to detail Ability to work independently and in a team

Hardworking and persistent


Self-directed learner


Ability to negotiate

It is a field job

May need to handle a team of Floor Mechanics, assistants, etc.

Local travelling 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 every day for 6 days a week

Overtime maybe required

Shift system maybe applicable

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

One may develop occupational hazards like injury to body or accidents

Health risks include exposure to harsh chemicals, spirits, paints, polishes, extreme temperatures, etc.

For candidates with 2 to 4 years of experience ? INR8,000 toINR10,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Accessory Trends in India1

In India, car accessory a new concept and has gained popularity in recent times with the growing usage of high-end cars. The market can be divided into interior and exterior car accessories. In the Indian market, interior car accessories are more popular.

The growing youth is providing a fillip to the market due to their perceptions and preferences. Although small cars are preferred by Indian consumers, the trend of using high-tech accessories in cars is growing rapidly.

Organized players are also increasing their service offerings by opening more branded stores and making their products readily available. The overall sale of cars is also increasing in India, which provides growth potential to players. This means there will be an increase in job opportunities for Accessory Fitters.

Service centres

Car accessory shops and dealerships Repair shops

Tier I, Tier II and Tier III cities2 across India