1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
   Page tools: Print Print Page RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  


MECHANICAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS assist in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture, construction, operation and maintenance of machines, manufacturing equipment, mechanical installations and facilities.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate IV, AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • assisting mechanical engineers in the design of mechanical equipment and plant
  • preparing drawings, plans and designs for mechanical engineering work under the direction of mechanical engineers and engineering technologists
  • assembling and installing new or modified mechanical assemblies, components, machine tools and controls, and hydraulic power systems
  • estimating material costs and quantities, and machinery requirements
  • performing or directing field or laboratory tests
  • collecting and analysing data, and carrying out computations
  • organising and supervising inspection and maintenance of machinery and plant


This section contains the following subsection :
              3125-11 Mechanical Engineering Associate
              3125-13 Mechanical Engineering Technician

Previous PageNext Page