Appliance repairers install, service and repair all types of home appliances, from small appliances such as vacuum cleaners and microwaves to larger appliances such as refrigerators, washers and dryers, air conditioners and dishwashers. Some repair jobs may be done in the service center but for the most part of the work day, appliance repairers go to clients' homes to install their newly purchased appliances or to troubleshoot and repair older devices.
There is no formal education required to become an appliance repairer. Most workers learn the job while doing an apprenticeship. There are a few technical certification programs available. Completing a relevant certification program can boost your chances of getting a job with a more established company. Good analytical skills and hand-eye coordination and a keen eye for detail are important qualities for this job. Good communication skills are also important as part of an appliance repairers job involves teaching customers how to use the appliance properly.
Prospective employers will want to know more details of your work experience at your interview. They will ask you questions about the types of appliances you have installed and repaired and why did you choose this particular career? Where do you see yourself a few years from now? When you go through appliance repairer mock interview questions, you will be able to see several more commonly asked questions at these interviews. Knowing the questions in advance can help you be better prepared when interview day comes around.