Automotive Light Vehicle Industry Reference Committee

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The Automotive Light Vehicle IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the following sectors within the automotive light vehicle industry: Automotive electrical sector that services, repairs and overhauls electrical systems and components for vehicles and machinery  and all facets of electrical work, including air-conditioning services, battery sales and sales of new and overhauled parts; Automotive mechanical and specialisation sector that services and repairs light vehicles; and Automotive passenger vehicle manufacturing sector and component parts suppliers.

These qualifications are included in the AUR – Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package and the AUM – Automotive Manufacturing Training Package.

The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing opportunity for interested parties to make a contribution. Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.

The Automotive Light Vehicle IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia. For more information, visit Skills for Australia.

Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.

The AISC has approved the following members for the Automotive Light Vehicle IRC:

Category Organisation Representative Member Type Jurisdiction
Employee Association Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union Matt Christie  Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Pearl Lim  Member VIC
Employer/Enterprise KMART Tyre and Auto Fiona Murphy  Deputy Chair NSW
Employer/Enterprise Hyundai Motor Company Australia Pty. Ltd. Rick Parker  Member NSW
Employer/Enterprise Association of Australasian Diesel Specialists Ken Ringrose  Member WA
Employer/Enterprise Lonsdale Street Auto Electrics Pty. Ltd. Martin Sanchez  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers Peter Blanshard  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Refrigeration Council Rod Cumming  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce Nigel Muller Chair VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Association of Progressive Repairers Greg Preston  Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Lesley Yates  Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Assoc. Motor Trades Association of Australia Paul Unerkov  Member SA