Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Motorcycle Mechanic
Occupation in demand Occupation in demand Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

Maintains, tests and repairs the mechanical parts of motorcycles. Registration or licensing may be required.


Tasks Include:


  • detecting and diagnosing faults in engines and parts
  • dismantling and removing engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checking parts
  • repairing and replacing worn and defective parts and reassembling mechanical components, and referring to service manuals as needed
  • performing scheduled maintenance services, such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups, to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
  • reassembling engines and parts after being repaired
  • testing and adjusting mechanical parts after being repaired for proper performance
  • diagnosing and testing parts with the assistance of computers
Job prospects for Motor Mechanics in Victoria

Occupations in the Motor Mechanics group include Diesel Motor Mechanic, Motor Mechanic (General), Motorcycle Mechanic and Small Engine Mechanic.

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 26,600 Motor Mechanics in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,033.20

Hourly earnings
$26.60

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

Related courses
Search tips
  • Enter a keyword or phrase (e.g. child care worker, plumbing, TAFE).
  • Move across the tabs to see results for courses, occupations or providers.
  • Use the filters to narrow your search.

About government-subsidised training
Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available

Saved searches

Save your search results for quick access.
TAFEs and other public providers
Find out about the different types of public training providers.

CSS is relied upon in order to use this site. Please enable and refresh your page. For information on accessibility please navigate to the link in the footer of this page. Thank you.