Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Catalogue Number
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/06/2013   
   Page tools: Print Print Page RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  
Contents >> Major Group 4 Community and Personal Service Workers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 44 Protective Service Workers

SUB-MAJOR GROUP 44 PROTECTIVE SERVICE WORKERS


    PROTECTIVE SERVICE WORKERS protect and preserve property, public order and safety through the provision of defence, firefighting, police, custodial and security services.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this sub-major 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); or

      AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4); or

      AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    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); or

      NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4); or

      NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. In the case of some Skill Level 5 occupations, a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification, or no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • providing specialised military services to the defence forces
    • controlling and extinguishing fires
    • maintaining public order and safety through the enforcement of laws
    • observing the conduct and behaviour of prisoners to prevent disturbances and escapes
    • patrolling and guarding properties, and checking for unauthorised entry
    • conducting investigations for clients
    • advising clients on security requirements, and recommending and designing security specifications



This section contains the following subsection :
        MINOR GROUP 441 Defence Force Members, Fire Fighters and Police
        MINOR GROUP 442 Prison and Security Officers

Previous PageNext Page

Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window


Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.