Automobile Technology

The competition tasks of this skill category are based on the Vocational qualification in the vehicle sector. The qualification titles of the basic qualification are autokorinkorjaaja (vehicle body repairer), automaalari (vehicle painter), automyyjä (car salesperson), ajoneuvoasentaja (vehicle mechanic), pienkonekorjaaja (small machinery repairer) and varaosamyyjä (part salesperson).

The professional who have completed the qualification may work according to the competence area for example in vehicle sales, car repair shops, car or car parts shops, car painting shops or in industries manufacturing different vehicle bodies, special vehicles and caravans.

Description of the skill category

The vehicle mechanic is a versatile vehicle technology professional whose expertise includes maintenance and repair work, car structure and systems, customer service, regulations in the field, register matters, safety equipment and accessories, electrical engineering and car electrical systems.

The competition is individual.

Skill requirements

The qualification requirements of the competition are based on the qualification requirements of the competence area in vehicle engineering of the vocational qualification in the motor vehicles sector (2022) and on the competencies in the compulsory parts of the vehicle mechanic competence area in vehicle technology of the vocational qualification in vehicle technology (2018) as well as on excellent competence in the optional modules.

Skill managers

Skill steering group

  • Antti Tuomainen, Savon koulutuskuntayhtymä Sakky
  • Ville Venäläinen, Savon koulutuskuntayhtymä Sakky
  • Teemu Savolainen, Espoon seudun koulutuskuntayhtymä Omnia
  • Juha Hämäläinen, Espoon seudun koulutuskuntayhtymä Omnia
  • Kenneth Andersson, Turun ammatti-instituutti
  • Hermanni Salonen, Turun ammatti-instituutti
  • Marko Hahto,  Raision seudun koulutuskuntayhtymä Raseko
  • Jani Mikkilä, Seinäjoen koulutuskuntayhtymä Sedu
  • Mika Saroma, Stadin ammattiopisto Stadin AO
  • Tuomo Jokinen, Wihuri
  • Timo Repo, Opetushallitus
  • Ari Katila, Diagno
  • Denice Hohtari, Ammattiopisto Lappia
  • Pekka Pesonen, Etelä-Savon ammattiopisto
  • Petri Virta, Satakunnan koulutuskuntayhtymä Sataedu 

Partners of the skill

Main event partners