1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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Contents >> 02 Structure & Definitions >> 4 Tradespersons and Related Workers

MAJOR GROUP 4

TRADESPERSONS AND RELATED WORKERS

TRADESPERSONS AND RELATED WORKERS perform a variety of tasks, applying a body of trade or industry specific technical knowledge and operate a wide variety of complex precision machinery or plant to complete several stages in the fabrication and maintenance of products.

Most occupations in this major group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Tradespersons and Related Workers typically include fabricating, repairing and maintaining individual metal, wood, glass and textile products; repairing and maintaining motor vehicles and electrical and electronic machinery and equipment; constructing buildings, ships and boats; applying protective and decorative finishes to surfaces; operating printing and binding equipment; preparing and cooking food; propagating and cultivating plants; hairdressing; operating chemical, petroleum, gas and power generation plant and equipment; and providing technical and other assistance for the production, recording and broadcasting of artistic performances.

Occupations in this major group are classified into the following sub-major groups:



This section contains the following subsection :
        41 Mechanical and Fabrication Engineering Tradespersons
        42 Automotive Tradespersons
        43 Electrical and Electronics Tradespersons
        44 Construction Tradespersons
        45 Food Tradespersons
        46 Skilled Agricultural and Horticultural Workers
        49 Other Tradespersons and Related Workers

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