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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 4 Community and Personal Service Workers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 44 Protective Service Workers >> MINOR GROUP 441 Defence Force Members, Fire Fighters and Police

MINOR GROUP 441 DEFENCE FORCE MEMBERS, FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE


    DEFENCE FORCE MEMBERS, FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE protect and preserve property, public order and safety through the provision of specialised military services to the defence forces, the enforcement of laws, attendance at emergencies, and control and extinguishment of fires.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2); or

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2); or

      NZ Register Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • performing specialised military services for the defence forces
    • controlling and extinguishing fires
    • rescuing people stranded or trapped in dangerous situations
    • maintaining public order and safety
    • patrolling assigned areas
    • investigating offences and complaints
    • gathering evidence
    • pursuing, arresting and interviewing suspects
    • maintaining records and preparing reports



This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 4411 Defence Force Members - Other Ranks
          UNIT GROUP 4412 Fire and Emergency Workers
          UNIT GROUP 4413 Police

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