Mining, Engineering & Transport Centre



Name Chris Smelt
Studied Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Faculty Automotive
Career Profile Service Advisor

Chris Smelt says that his TAFE SA studies have helped him gain a wide understanding of the automotive industry, which will add to his career prospects.

Chris has completed a Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology at TAFE SA, and is in the finishing stages of an Automotive Electrical Technology Certificate III, while working full-time as a Service Advisor at Southgate Holden.

“Studying at TAFE SA has helped me improve my skills and given me more confidence in my work.”

“Through my studies, I’ve been set up with a variety of skills covering many fields. I now have a strong knowledge base across the automotive industry.”

Chris says that the smaller class sizes and helpful teaching staff are a real benefit of TAFE SA studies.

“I really appreciated the smaller class sizes at TAFE SA. There’s a lot of one-on-one treatment and the teaching staff always take the time to sit down and explain things.”

“I’ve found that the teaching staff at TAFE SA genuinely care about their students and want to help. They do all they can to help their students improve and become better technicians.”