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Maintaining light vehicles from various manufacturers, diagnosing complex problems, and solutions while working effectively and efficiently within commercial cost and time constraints.
The Automobile Technology technician is likely to be employed in a workshop or garage that may be associated with either a single manufacturer of light vehicles or a variety of vehicles. Servicing requires knowledge and skill using a variety of equipment, parts, and materials. Plus, in every garage and workshop success is measured in time, correct fault finding and repair, and repeat business.
The light automobile sector is volatile, being dependent on the wider economy, and impacted by technological advances and environmental concerns. The highly skilled automobile technician keeps abreast of continuous changes in the sector, whether these are to do with performance, safety or green energy sources. They will deeply understand vehicles’ electrical and electronic systems and their integration; have physical stamina, coordination and kinaesthetic skills; and be versatile. With these skills and this approach, they will be assigned the more complex diagnostic tasks, the most advanced vehicles, and those incorporating the latest technologies.
Important elements of the challenge include:
Competitors are judged on constructing and testing electrical systems.
Each competitor should show expertise in brake and stability control systems.
A good understanding and interpretation of electrical and network diagrams is essential for this Skill.
Judges will award marks for those who can correctly diagnose and repair faults.
|Gold||769||MIN-HENG CHEN||Chinese Taipei|
|Bronze||742||MUHAMMAD ASYRAFF YUSNI||Malaysia|
|Medallion for Excellence||738||Martin Niederkofler||South Tyrol, Italy|
|Medallion for Excellence||731||SUNGYOON KIL||Korea|
|Medallion for Excellence||724||Klaus Lehmerhofer||Austria|
|Medallion for Excellence||720||Riet Bulfoni||Switzerland|
|Medallion for Excellence||720||Jimmy ROSE||France|
|Medallion for Excellence||718||Saeed Alhosani||United Arab Emirates|
|Medallion for Excellence||716||Aaron Taves||Canada|
|Medallion for Excellence||716||Daniel Felipe Tapias Rodriguez||Colombia|
|Medallion for Excellence||714||Admário Ferreira||Portugal|
|Medallion for Excellence||713||Sebastian Knopf||Germany|
|Medallion for Excellence||713||MOHCINE YAQOUTI||Morocco|
|Medallion for Excellence||710||Aditya Pratap Singh Rathore||India|
|Medallion for Excellence||708||Johann Krings||Belgium|
|Medallion for Excellence||702||Lucas Lira||Brazil|
|698||Sander Stensgaard Kristensen||Denmark|
|689||Jonathan Robertson||United States of America|
|687||Logan Candy||New Zealand|
|651||Aleksander L Severinsen||Norway|
|636||Yaseen Ebrahim||South Africa|
|628||Abdulrahman Aljumah||Saudi Arabia|
|621||Husain Maki Hasan||Kingdom of Bahrain|
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