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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      Aircraft Safety Equipment Worker
      Aircraft Life Support Fitter

Maintains aircrew rescue and survival equipment and installs aircraft soft furnishings.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • removes, inspects, repairs and installs aircraft rescue, protection and survival equipment
  • installs and repairs aircraft soundproofing materials, interior trims and other soft furnishings
  • coordinates activities with aircrew and other tradespersons
  • maintains registers of equipment and supplies, repair orders and other records
  • manufactures, tests, repairs and maintains equipment including protective flying helmets, oxygen masks, parachute assemblies, life-rafts, restraint harnesses and survival kits
  • may inspect and test rescue procedures and related equipment
  • may instruct aircrew in the operation of safety and survival equipment
  • may handle explosive ordnance

Parachute Rigger

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