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Car Accessories Workers

Descriptions & Duties

  • Car Accessories Workers install and repair vehicle accessories, e.g. audio, burglar alarm system, etc.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity


Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required


Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making


Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required


Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently


Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required


Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources


Importance:1 (Max:5) 

Skill is rarely required


Trade Specific Competencies

Technical knowledge and skills in vehicle maintenance

Car Accessories Workers must be able to use vehicle servicing tools and apply the skills of the maintenance of electric appliances to dismantle, replace and re-assemble the components of general vehicle electric systems.

Detail oriented skills

Car Accessories Workers should follow the recommended procedures to conduct tests on basic components.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • Completion of the relevant training courses such as Programme for Assistant Mechanic, or equivalent

Professional qualification

  • Voluntary registered as Car Accessories Worker (S5) (You may visit Electrical and Mechanical Services Department website for registration details)


  • 1 to 2 years of relevant work experience

Career Path & Salary

Private Sector

Monthly Salary $10,000-$20,000

Monthly Salary $10,000-$25,000

Monthly Salary $15,000-$35,000

Monthly Salary $20,000-over $45,000

Related Education & Training

Skill Enhancement Courses

Work Environment

  • Car Accessories Workers normally work in workshops or car parks. They are required to perform physically demanding work. They need to follow precautions and wear protective equipment.


  • Full Set of Hand Tools

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