ANZSCO code 342314
Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)
Installs, modifies, maintains and repairs electronic instruments and control systems. Registration or licensing may be 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)
- Instrument and Control Service Person
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.
- Communication Electronic Technician (Air Force)
- Electronic Technician (Navy)
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 3423: Electronics Trades Workers
Maintain, adjust and repair electronic equipment such as business machines, video and audio equipment, and electronic instruments and control systems, and transmit and receive radio messages.
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.
- Examining and testing machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
- Adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments
- Reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
- Advising users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
- Receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
- Monitoring radio traffic, and transmitting and receiving voice messages
- Installing electronic instruments and control systems
- Applying knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems
Other occupations in this Unit Group
- 342311: Business Machine Mechanic
- 342312: Communications Operator
- 342313: Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
- 342315: Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)