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Accessory Fitter

Aliases: Pre-Delivery Mechanic, Vehicle Accessory Fitter, Car Accessory Fitter, Accessory Mechanic, Car Parts Fixer

Industry/Sector(s): Automotive


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

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
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2, 4
  •  It is not 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 jobs are not available
  •  Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferably, 8th
  • Certified training for Accessory Fitter (programme aligned to ASC/Q 1102 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • 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 customers accessory demands
  • Efficiency in working with wires, connections, tools, instruments, etc.
  • Familiarity with different methods to fix all kinds of accessories
  • Ability to diagnose and repair problems
  • Ability to stay abreast with the latest technological advancements
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • On-the-job training is optional for ASDC Accessory Fitter Certificate or for a graduate degree or diploma holder in any discipline
  • Compulsory on-the-job training for candidates with any other qualification apart from ASDC Accessory Fitter Certificate or graduate degree or diploma
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to negotiate
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

​Schools across India ​

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/
  • http://pmkvyofficial.org/ExploreSectorSkillCouncilDetail.aspx?SSC=OQ%3d%3d
  • https://www.sdi.gov.in/en-US/Pages/SyllabusDownload.aspx
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/CTS-Fitter.pdf

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 5

Accessory Fitter → Senior Accessory Fitter → Progression to other jobs

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For candidates with 1 to 4 years of experience – Rs 8,000 to Rs 14,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Some organizations hire new entrants too

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 1, 3, 4
  • Service centres
  • Car accessory shops and dealerships
  • Repair shops
KEYWORDS 
  • Accessory Fitter or Technician
  • Car Accessory Mechanic
  • Car Modifier
  • Car Accessory Technician
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20159329.0701Accessory Fitter
ISCO 20089329Manufacturing Labourers Not Elsewhere Classified
NIC 200829301, 29302Manufacture of diverse parts and accessories for motor vehicles such as brakes, gearboxes, axles, road wheels, suspension shock absorbers, radiators, silencers, exhaust pipes, catalysers, clutches, steering wheels, steering columns and steering boxes etc. Manufacture of parts and accessories of bodies for motor vehicles such as safety belts, airbags, doors, bumpers
QP ReferenceASC/Q1102Accessory Fitter
NSQFLevel 4Not Available
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