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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 3999 OTHER MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS


    This unit group covers Technicians and Trades Workers not elsewhere classified.

    It includes Divers, Interior Decorators, Optical Dispensers (Aus) / Dispensing Opticians (NZ), Optical Mechanics, Photographer's Assistants, Plastics Technicians, Wool Classers and Fire Protection Equipment Technicians.

    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:
      NZ Register 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.

    The occupation Interior Decorator has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

    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.

    Occupations:

      399911 Diver
      399912 Interior Decorator
      399913 Optical Dispenser (Aus) / Dispensing Optician (NZ)
      399914 Optical Mechanic
      399915 Photographer's Assistant
      399916 Plastics Technician
      399917 Wool Classer
      399918 Fire Protection Equipment Technician
      399999 Technicians and Trades Workers nec

399911 DIVER

    Swims underwater to undertake tasks such as seafood gathering, research, salvage and construction. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3

    Specialisations:

      Abalone Diver
      Clearance Diver (Navy)
      Fisheries Diver
      Hyperbaric Welder Diver
      Offshore Diver
      Onshore Diver
      Pearl Diver
      Saturation Diver
      Scientific Diver

399912 INTERIOR DECORATOR

    Plans the interior design of commercial or residential premises and arranges for decorating work to be done.

    Skill Level: 2


399913 OPTICAL DISPENSER (AUS) / DISPENSING OPTICIAN (NZ)

    Interprets optical prescriptions, and fits and services optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 3


399914 OPTICAL MECHANIC

    Operates machines to grind, polish and surface optical lenses to meet prescription requirements, and fits lenses to spectacle frames.

    Skill Level: 3


399915 PHOTOGRAPHER'S ASSISTANT

    Assists Photographers in taking and developing photographs.

    Skill Level: 3


399916 PLASTICS TECHNICIAN

    Alternative Title:
      Plastics Fitter

    Sets up, adjusts, repairs and troubleshoots machines which manufacture plastics products.

    Skill Level: 3


399917 WOOL CLASSER

    Classifies wool to industry standards or market requirements.

    Skill Level: 3


399918 FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

    Installs, tests and maintains fire protection equipment and systems such as extinguishers, hoses, reels, hydrants, fire blankets, exit lighting, fire and smoke doors, gaseous fire suppression systems, passive fire and smoke containment systems and foam generating equipment. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Fire Alarm Technicians and Sprinkler Fitters are excluded from this occupation. Fire Alarm Technicians are included in Unit Group 3423 Electronics Trades Workers, in Occupation 342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker. Sprinkler Fitters are included in Unit Group 3341 Plumbers, in Occupation 334111 Plumber (General).

    Skill Level: 3

    Specialisation:

      Fire Extinguisher Technician

399999 TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS NEC

    This occupation group covers Technicians and Trades Workers not elsewhere classified.

    Skill Level: 3

    Occupations in this group include:

      Airborne Electronics Analyst (Air Force)
      Architectural Model Maker
      Canoe Maker
      Coffee Machine Technician
      Fibre Composite Technician
      Glass Blower
      Hide and Skin Classer
      Irrigation Designer
      Kayak Maker
      Milking Machine Technician
      Parachute Rigger
      Pearl Technician
      Pyrotechnician
      Ski Technician
      Surfboard Maker


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