0310 Motor Trade Association of South Australia

General information

Submitterʼs name
Motor Trade Association of South Australia
Submitted on behalf of
Professional body or industry association

About the submission

Are you an Australian assessing authority for migration purposes?
No
Please select the industry your submission is in relation to. If required, you may select multiple industries.
Retail Trade
Do you have a particular regional interest? If required, you may select multiple regions.
South Australia

Responses

1. Do you consider that occupations need to be added to the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)?

Yes

What occupations should be added to the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)?

Please also include occupations that you propose should be moved from the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL) to the MLTSSL.

321111 Automotive Electrician
324311 Vehicle Painter

Please outline the evidence or data that would support these occupations being added to the MLTSSL.

The Directions in Australia's Automotive Industry 2017 environmental scan highlights the severe skills shortage that is affecting the South Australian automotive retail, service and repair sector.

The data contained in this report highlights the following shortages:

Light Vehicle Mechanic 712
Heavy Vehicle Mechanic 208
Panel Beater 115
Vehicle Spray Painter 105
Automotive Electrician 88
Mechanic – Farm Machinery 24
Mobile Plant Mechanic 13
Motorcycle Mechanic 11
Vehicle Detailer 8
Engine Re-conditioner 7
Automotive Glazier 7
Motor Vehicle Salesperson 85
Tyre Fitter 69
Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Salesperson 63
Spare Parts Interpreter 56
Mechanic – Outdoor Power Equipment 43
Vehicle Body Builder 13
Marine Mechanic 8

According the MTA believes the following ANZSCO codes should be added to the skilled migration list:

321111
321212
321211
321213
321214
324212

For those occupations that do not have an ANZSCO code, we recommend that they be assigned an ANZSCO code and included in the Medium & Long Term Strategic Skills List.

2. Do you consider that occupations need to be added to the Short Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)?

Yes

What occupations do you recommend should be added to the STSOL?

Please also include occupations that you propose should be moved be moved from the MLTSSL to the STSOL.

Please outline the evidence or data that would support these occupations being added to the STSOL.

The Directions in Australia's Automotive Industry 2017 environmental scan highlights the severe skills shortage that is affecting the South Australian automotive retail, service and repair sector.

The data contained in this report highlights the following shortages:

Light Vehicle Mechanic 712
Heavy Vehicle Mechanic 208
Panel Beater 115
Vehicle Spray Painter 105
Automotive Electrician 88
Mechanic – Farm Machinery 24
Mobile Plant Mechanic 13
Motorcycle Mechanic 11
Vehicle Detailer 8
Engine Re-conditioner 7
Automotive Glazier 7
Motor Vehicle Salesperson 85
Tyre Fitter 69
Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Salesperson 63
Spare Parts Interpreter 56
Mechanic – Outdoor Power Equipment 43
Vehicle Body Builder 13
Marine Mechanic 8

According the MTA believes the following ANZSCO codes should be added to the Short Term Skilled Occupations List:

321111
321212
321211
321213
321214
324212

For those occupations that do not have an ANZSCO code, we recommend that they be assigned an ANZSCO code and included in the Short Term Skilled Occupations List.

3. Do you consider that occupations need to be removed from the Medium and Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSSL) or the Short Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)?

No
Do you have any supporting material for your submission?
Yes (see attachments)

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