1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 3 Technicians and Trades Workers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 31 Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians


    ENGINEERING, ICT AND SCIENCE TECHNICIANS perform tests and experiments, and provide technical support to Professionals engaged in research, design and development in the areas of agriculture, medicine, science, building, engineering, ICT and telecommunications.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

    In Australia:

      AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • performing scientific tests, experiments and computations and collating and analysing the results
    • inspecting animals, plants and agricultural produce to ensure compliance with government and industry standards
    • developing, operating and maintaining instruments and equipment used in clinical diagnosis and experimental research
    • preparing, interpreting, inspecting and revising drawings, plans, diagrams, designs, maps and charts
    • installing, testing, repairing and modifying electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment
    • estimating quantities and costs of materials
    • providing technical support for telecommunications networks, and to users of computer hardware and software

This section contains the following subsection :
        MINOR GROUP 311 Agricultural, Medical and Science Technicians
        MINOR GROUP 312 Building and Engineering Technicians
        MINOR GROUP 313 ICT and Telecommunications Technicians

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