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
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.
A major priority of a vehicle mechanic’s work is repair and maintenance
of vehicles. A vehicle mechanic carries out periodic maintenance of automobiles
and vans, searches reasons for faults and repairs them. In addition to
technical competence, customer service skills are emphasized in the work.
The competition is individual.
Five competitors from the same training centre of an
education institution can enrol in semifinals of this skill category.
Competence requirements of the competition are based on the competence requirements for a multi-skilled vehicle mechanic’s work tasks and on the requirements and criteria of ”Excellent” in the following compulsory units of the competence area in vehicle technology of the vocational qualification in the vehicle sector: