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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4315-13 Business Machine Mechanic

Maintains, adjusts and repairs typewriters, calculators, cash registers and other commercial and office machines.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • examines and operates machines, and consults customers to determine causes of malfunctions
  • disassembles machines and examines components
  • repairs or replaces defective parts
  • reassembles, test-operates and adjusts machines
  • cleans machine parts and interiors of machines
  • undertakes routine work on electrical or electronic components by repairing or replacing faulty parts or wiring
  • uses electrical and electronic testing equipment
  • advises users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions

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