Automotive Light Vehicle Industry Reference Committee

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IRC membership details are updated each quarter.

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
Peak/Advisory/Association Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers Peter Blanshard Member NSW
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Refrigeration Council Rod Cumming Member VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce Nigel Muller Chair VIC
Peak/Advisory/Association Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association Lesley Yates Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Keshia Warland Member VIC
Employer Enterprise  KMART Tyre and Auto Fiona Murphy Deputy Chair NSW
Employer Enterprise  Hyundai Motor Company Australia Pty. Ltd. TBA 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/Association Motor Trades Association of Australia Paul Unerkov Member SA
Union    Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union TBA Member NSW