ANZSCO code 323313
Installs and maintains locks and related security devices and systems. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level 3
Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following: – NZ Register Level 4 qualification – AQF Certificate IV or – AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training. At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
- Trades Recognition Australia (TRA)
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
Unit Group 3233: Precision Metal Trades Workers
Fabricate, assemble, maintain and repair metal precision instruments.
Indicative Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) In New Zealand: NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.
- Assembling parts and subassemblies of precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms
- Dismantling precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms, repairing and replacing defective parts, and reassembling articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
- Inscribing letters, figures and designs on surfaces of jewellery, trophies and other ornamental items
- Installing security systems, changing tumblers in locks, changing locks, cutting keys and opening locks by manipulation
- Calibrating precision instruments using standard weights and measures, jigs and fixtures, and hand tools to adjust and align parts and small balancing weights
- Making blades for circular, band and other power saws and repairing, setting and sharpening blades for hand and power saws
- Testing circuits in electronic timepieces
- May estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs
Other occupations in this Unit Group
- 323311: Engraver
- 323312: Gunsmith
- 323314: Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer
- 323315: Saw Maker and Repairer
- 323316: Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer