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					         MTA Membership Category Equipment Lists
Includes Items added and removed in the Automotive Recycler, Automotive Repairer, Brake
Specialist, Transmission Specialist, Suspension Specialist and Automotive Structural Repairer
categories and submitted to the MTA Board in October 2008.

Alternative Fuel (CNG/LPG installations)
Adequate range of hand tools                          Locktite sealers
Air compressor                                        Metal hole saw
Approved first aid kit                                Pop riveting gun
Axle stands                                           Portable gas proof inspection lamps
Bench and vices                                       Safety equipment
Bench grinder                                         Spike guarded jumper leads
Cooling system pressure testing equipment             Soldering equipment
Caulking/sealing gun                                  Suitable lifting tackle
Creeper Boards                                        Taps and dies
Drilling machines (portable and fixed)                Timing light
Electrical test equipment – multimeter                Torsion wrench
Fire Extinguisher                                     Tube cutter
Garage jacks                                          Vacuum and compression gauges
Gas leak detection equipment (electronic and          Vernier gauge
snoop)                                                Welding equipment
Hoist/ramp/pit (pit no AF)
Infra red emission tester

Preferred but not essential
Battery charging plant                                Hydrometer
Engine analyser                                       Service Vehicle

Last reviewed: 22 November 2005 by the Alternative Fuel Committee

Automotive Air Conditioning
Adequate range of hand tools                          Goggles and gloves/nitrogen bottle
Adequate range of pullers                             Hose crimping tool
Air compressor                                        Material Safety Data sheets
Approved first aid kit                                Measures - Oil
Automotive Air Conditioning Code of Practice          Portable inspection lamp
Axle stands                                           Recovery System
Bench and vices                                       Service manifold/gauges/hose assembly
Bench grinder                                         Soldering equipment
Electronic Scales                                     Spill kit
Electrical test equip – multimeter                    Thermometer
Electronic gas leak detection equipment               Vacuum pump
suitable R12 and R134a                                Vernier gauge
Fire extinguisher                                     Welding equipment
Garage jacks

Last reviewed: 28 November 2007 by the Auto Air Conditioning, Heating and Ventilation Committee




MTA Membership Category Equipment Lists           1
MTA Non Structural Body Repairer
Adequate Fire Extinguishers                            One square
Adequate range of hand tools                           One trammel
Adequate spill containment                             Orbital sander
Air compressor and lines                               Oxy-acetylene plant with cutting equipment
Approved first aid kit                                 and approved anti blowback safety device
Bench Grinder                                          Panel hammers & dollies
Chisel, saw or abrasive cut-off wheel grinder or       Pop riveting tool
plasma cutter                                          Porta power equipment (minimum 4 tonne)
Corrosion protection equipment                         Portable Power tools (electric or pneumatic)
Creeper board                                          Power drill
Disc sanders (large and small)                         Protective clothing and footwear for employees
Electrical Welding Spike protector                     Pulling rig and associated clamps (One rig to
Engine Removal Equipment (outwork                      every three tradespersons)
acceptable)                                            Separate lunchroom, staff wash facilities and
Floor Jack (1.5 tonne minimum) (one jack to            lockers
every three trades persons)                            Slide hammer kit
Headlamp aligning facility                             Spot weld removal equipment
Isolating transformer or isolating for power           Suitable computer protecting jumper
equipment                                              equipment
Lead lights or suitable lighting system                Suitable parts storage areas & bins
Mig welder (one welder to every three trades           Suitable rubbish containers
persons)                                               Two pairs of axle stands per tradesperson
One 1.5 metre straight edge                            Vacuum cleaner and equipment
One 5 metre steel tape rule                            Workbench with suitable vices

Last reviewed: 12 August 2008 by the Collision Repair Committee

Automotive Electrical Specialist
Access to a scan tool                                  High Rate discharge test meter
Adequate range of pullers                              Hydrometer
Adequate range of hand tools                           Lathe
Air compressor                                         Headlamp Beamsetter
Approved first aid kit                                 Micrometer set/vernier gauge
Armature Growler                                       Oscilloscope
Axle stands                                            Parts wash/gas plant
Battery charging plant                                 Portable inspection lamps
Bench and vices                                        Power or mechanical press
Bench grinder                                          Regulator tester/light optional
Creeper board/s                                        Service vehicle
Drilling machines - portable & fixed                   Soldering equipment
Electrical test equip – Multimeter                     Spike guarded jumper leads
Exhaust Gas Analyser – 4 Gas or better                 Starter motor & charging system test bench
Fire extinguisher                                      Timing light
Garage jacks                                           Torsion wrench

Last reviewed: 22 November 2005 by the Auto Electrical Committee

Automotive Recycler and Dismantler
Adequate range of hand tools                           Fire Extinguisher
Adequate range of pullers                              Garage jacks
Adequate storage facilities for contaminants           Portable inspection lamps
Approved first aid kit                                 Protective clothing and footwear for employees
Axle stands                                            Safety goggles
Bench and vices                                        Suitable lifting tackle
Bench grinder                                          Vacuum and compression gauges
Ear muffs

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee




MTA Membership Category Equipment Lists            2
Automotive Refinisher
Adequate fire extinguishers                         Protective clothing, personal respirator &
Adequate Spill containment                          footwear for employees
Air compressors of suitable capacity                Set of four car stands
Air fed respirator compliant with DoL               Separate lunch room, staff wash facilities and
requirements                                        lockers
Airlines including moisture extraction              Separate paint storage area compliant with
equipment                                           DoL requirements
Approved first aid kit                              Spraybooth compliant with DoL requirements
Car wash equipment                                  Sprayguns, of suitable design and capacity
Dustless dry sanding Equipment                      (1/ tradesperson)
Fan air extraction equipment                        Suitable computer protecting jumper
Floor jack (1.5 tonne minimum)                      equipment
Heat lamps                                          Suitable parts storage areas & bins
Mechanical and pneumatic sanders                    Suitable rubbish containers
One primer gun                                      Tinting room, tinters and paint formulae
Polishing buff                                      manuals
                                                    Workbench

Last reviewed: 12 August 2008 by the Collision Repair Committee

Automotive Repairer
Access to a scan tool                               Hoist/ramp/pit (pit not AF)
Adequate range of hand tools                        Hydrometer
Adequate range of pullers                           Light alignment equipment
Air compressor                                      Lubricating equipment
Air service tyre pressure gauge                     Measures - Oil
Approved brake test meter (WOF only)                Portable inspection lamps
Approved first aid kit                              Safety equipment
Axle stands                                         Soldering equipment
Battery charging plant                              Spike guarded jumper leads
Bench and vices                                     Suitable Computer (WoF Only)
Bench grinder                                       Suitable lifting tackle
Cooling system pressure testing equipment           Taps and dies
Creeper boards                                      Timing light
Drilling machines                                   Torsion wrench
Electrical test equip – multimeter                  Vacuum and compression gauges
Fire extinguisher                                   Vernier gauge
Garage jacks                                        Welding equipment
High rate discharge test meter

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee




MTA Membership Category Equipment Lists         3
Automotive Structural Repairers
Adequate Fire Extinguishers                            (currently calibrated and made by an industry
Adequate range of hand tools                           recognised manufacturer of this equipment)
Adequate Spill containment                             One qualified tradesperson to three trainees
Air compressor and lines                               Orbital sander
Approved first aid kit                                 Oxy-acetylene plant with cutting equipment
Bench Grinder                                          and approved anti blowback safety device
Chisel, saw or abrasive cut-off wheel grinder or       Panel hammers & dollies
plasma cutter                                          Pop riveting tool
Corrosion protection equipment                         Porta power equipment (minimum 4 tonne)
Creeper board                                          Portable Power tools (electric or pneumatic)
Disc sanders (large and small)                         Power drill
Dustless dry sanding equipment                         Protective clothing and footwear for employees
Electrical Welding Spike protector                     Pulling rig and associated clamps (One rig to
Engine Removal Equipment (outwork                      every three trades persons)
acceptable)                                            Separate lunchroom, staff wash facilities and
Floor Jack (1.5 tonne minimum) (one jack to            lockers
every three trades persons)                            Slide hammer kit
Headlamp aligning facility                             Spot welder equipment
Industry recognised chassis alignment                  Spot weld removal equipment
machine (one machine to every six trades               Suitable computer protecting jumper
persons)                                               equipment
Inverter Spot Welder                                   Suitable parts storage areas & bins
Isolating transformer or isolating for power           Suitable rubbish containers
equipment                                              Two pairs of axle stands per tradesperson
Lead lights or suitable lighting system                Vacuum cleaner and equipment
Mig welder (one welder to every three trades           Workbench with suitable vices
persons)
Mig welder with Bronze Welding capability              Technicians carrying out structural repairs
(recommended)                                          must have successfully completed recognised
One 1.5 metre straight edge                            industry training in welding and repair
One 5 metre steel tape rule                            techniques to comply with MTA Bylaw clause
One square                                             3.2
One trammel
One universal three dimensional measuring
system or jig bed including datasheets

Last reviewed: 12 August 2008 by the Collision Repair Committee


Battery Specialist
Acid neutralising agent                                Meter (amps and volts)
Adequate range of hand tools (to include               Post mould s and suitable plant
hacksaw and rasp)                                      Protective clothing (gloves, eye or face shield,
Approved first aid kit (to include treatment for       acid proof overalls or apron)
acid burns/eye wash)                                   Relevant chemical datasheets
Battery carrier                                        Soldering bolt or crimper
Battery charger (high rate preferable)                 Spike guarded jumper cables (or booster start-
Fire extinguisher                                      up pack)
High rate variable discharge tester                    Suitable storage/disposal of discarded
Hydrometer                                             batteries
If acid being stored, adequate storage safety          Terminal cleaners and pullers
precautions and signage in place

Last reviewed: 22 November 2005 by the Auto Electrical Committee




MTA Membership Category Equipment Lists            4
Brake Specialist
Air compressor                                      Drum diameter micrometer
Access to a brake Roller tester for vehicles        Dust extraction equipment
>3.5 tonnes                                         Fire extinguisher
Access to data                                      First aid kit
Axle Stands (4 minimum)                             Hoist (2 post) or ramp or pit
Battery Charger                                     Inspection lamp
Bench & Vice                                        Measuring tools: vernier/calliper/dial gauge
Bench grinder                                       Multimeter
Brake bleeding equipment - vacuum/pressure          Portable brake wash equipment
Brake adjusting tools                               Protective safety clothing & equip.
Brake fluid water tester                            Range of hand tools
Brake pipe flaring, cutter and bending tools        Radius grinder
Brake relining, counter sinking and riveting        Range of pullers
equipment                                           Tap and die set
Calliper piston retracting tools                    Torque wrench
Creeper boards                                      Trolley jack
Disc and drum lathe                                 Vacuum gauge
Disc rotor micrometer                               Wash bath
Drum brake adjusting tool and brake spring          Welding equipment
pliers                                              Wheel cylinder hone
Drilling machines (portable & fixed)

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee

Transmission Specialist
Air compressor                                      Inspection lamp
Aligning/bush installing and removing tools         Jumper leads
Access to data                                      Measuring tools:
Access to a scan tool                               micrometer/vernier/callipers/dial gauge
Auto trans pressure gauge set                       Oil: removing/installing/storage equipment
Axle stands (4 minimum)                             Parts wash
Battery charger                                     Protective safety clothing & equip
Bench & vice                                        Range of hand tools
Bench grinder                                       Range of pullers
Creeper boards                                      Tap and die set
Drilling machines (portable & fixed)                Torque wrenches
Electrical test equip. - multimeter                 Transmission jack
Engine support system                               Transmission stand/table
Fire extinguishers                                  Transmission rebuild room
First aid kit                                       Trolley jack
Hoist (2 post) or ramp or pit                       Vacuum gauge
Press                                               Welding equipment

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee




MTA Membership Category Equipment Lists         5
Engine Reconditioner Specialist
Access to crankshaft grinding machine                       Line borer
Compression tester                                          Linishing belt
Conrod aligning equipment                                   Micrometers and depth gauges
Conrod hone                                                 Mill
Crack testing equipment, magnetic particle                  Overhead surface grinder
with light and dye penetrant                                Pin fitting equipment, i.e. hone or fine borer
Cylinder boring equipment, overhead and                     Pressure test equipment
portable                                                    Suitable range of handtools
Cylinder head straightening equipment                       Twenty five tonne hydraulic press
Cylinder honing and deglazing equipment                     Vacuum test equipment
Hardness tester                                             Valve guide machine
Head shop machine                                           Valve insert machine
Helical and thread repair equipment                         Valve refacing machine
Hot and cold cleaning baths, parts washer                   Valve seat facing machine
cabinet, in suitable bay                                    Welding Bay, Mig, Tig and oxyacetylene
Lathes
Lifting equipment, chain hoist, hydraulic lifting tables,
2 tonne floor crane

Last reviewed 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee


Exhaust Specialist
Adequate range of hand tools                                Drilling machines
Approved first aid kit                                      Fire extinguisher
Angle grinder                                               Hoist
Battery spike guard                                         Inspection lamp
Bench and vice                                              Finisher
Bench grinder                                               Tap and die sets
Compressor                                                  Tube bender
Cut-off saw                                                 Welder equipment

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee

Independent Vehicle Testing Station
A brake test instrument permanently mounted                 Fire extinguisher
in or on the floor, approved under regulation               Garage Jack
68(5) of the Traffic Regulations Act 1976                   Glazing VLT Meter
Adequate range of hand tools                                LTNZ authorisation to issue WoF’s
Approved first aid kit                                      Portable inspection lamps
Approved headlamp or beam setting                           Suitable Hoist or pit
equipment

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee




MTA Membership Category Equipment Lists               6
Motorcycle Repairer
Adequate range of hand tools                        Light testing equipment
Adequate range of pullers                           Measures – oil
Air compressor                                      Motorcycle Stands
Amp meter                                           Portable inspection lamps
Approved first aid kit                              Safety Equipment (safety goggles, ear muffs)
Battery charging plant                              Soldering equipment
Bench and vices                                     Taps and dies
Bench grinder                                       Timing light
Cleaning Equipment                                  Torsion wrench
Cylinder hones                                      Tube bath
Drilling machines - portable & fixed                Tyre changing equipment
Electrical test equip – multimeter                  Valve lifters
Factory Service Tools for franchise/s held          Valve tools
Fire extinguisher                                   Vernier gauge
Greasing equipment                                  Welding equipment
Hydrometer

Preferred but not essential
Power or mechanical press                           Approved brake test meter (WOF only)

Last reviewed: 30 November 2005 by the Motorcycle Committee

Radiator Specialist
Air compressor                                      Paint Facility Meeting OSH Standards
Air equipment                                       Protective equipment (gloves, aprons, goggles)
Approved first aid kit                              Radiator pipe expansion plugs
Bench and vices                                     Radiator pressure tester
Bench grinder                                       Safety equipment
Buff                                                Soldering equipment
Core rodding equipment                              Tank crimping tool
Fire extinguishers                                  Ventilation equipment
Gas welding plant                                   Water bath

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee

Suspension Specialist
Adequate range of hand tools                        Gas plant
Angle grinder                                       Hoist or pit
Approved first aid kit                              Inspection lamp
Axle stands                                         Jacks
Bench and vices                                     Power or mechanical press
Bench grinder                                       Spring compressors (recommend cage type)
Compressor                                          Tap and die sets
Creeper board                                       Welding equipment
Drilling machine (fixed & portable)                 Wheel alignment machine (with four wheel
Fire extinguisher                                   capability)

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee




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Tow Truck Operator
Ancillary emergency warning devices, i.e.,             Vehicle recovery license (Land Transport
approved revolving beacon, flashing lamps,             Safety Authority)
torch “accident” warning signs, and/or warning         Appropriate class licence for vehicle driver
flares                                                 Approved first aid kit
Protective clothing for operator (eg. overalls,        Available safe and suitable storage for
safety footwear, gloves, reflective clothing for       salvaged vehicles
night work)                                            Current vehicle certificate of fitness
Suitable lifting equipment to transport vehicle        Hazardous goods licence for heavy vehicle
of minimum weight 2,000kg, i.e. at least on one        recovery
of the following lifting equipment types: Hook         Spike guarded jumper leads
truck, Tray truck, Underlift truck, Underlift          New Zealand Safety Standard approved fire
cradle, Dolly wheels                                   extinguisher
Suitable selection of hand tools

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee

Tyre Specialist
Air compressor                                         Tyre bead shock hammer
Approved first aid kit                                 Tyre changer
Axle stands                                            Tyre inflation charts
Buffer                                                 Tyre lever
Fire extinguisher                                      Tyre pressure gauges
Garage jacks                                           Tyre safety cage
Pneumatic platform hoist                               Tyre spreader
Puncture repair equipment                              Valve tools
Rubber hammer                                          Water bath
Safety equipment                                       Wheel balance
Tubeless repair outfit                                 Work bench and vice

Last reviewed: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee

Windscreen Specialist
Adequate range of hand tools                           Ruler and marker pens
Approved first aid kit                                 Safety goggles and gloves
Bonnet/guard covers                                    Sealer/urethane screen cutters (Cold cut knife
Cleaning solvent/rags                                  or piano wire)
Corking gun                                            2 Swivel head Josters/suckers
Fire extinguisher                                      Undercoat paint brushes
Glass cutter and pliers                                Vacuum cleaner
Moulding and clip removal tools                        Windscreen stand
Relevant Glazing Rule & Repair Standards

Last updated: 28 July 2008 by the Repairers Committee




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