1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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9918-11 Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistant

Assists electrical and telecommunications tradespersons to install and maintain electrical and telecommunications systems, usually working under close supervision.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • transports, packs, unpacks and sets up tools and equipment
  • performs manual tasks such as earthmoving, vegetation trimming, and concreting
  • erects barricades and protective coverings at work sites
  • lays out wiring, conduits and other installations
  • installs and tests less complex devices such as electrical meters and time clocks, single point telephones and accessories
  • may operate plant and vehicles

Electrician's Assistant
Linesperson's Assistant

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