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


    TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS perform a variety of skilled tasks, applying broad or in-depth technical, trade or industry specific knowledge, often in support of scientific, engineering, building and manufacturing activities.

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

    In Australia:

      AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least three years of experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2); or

      AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In New Zealand:
      NZ Register Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2); or

      NZ Register Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • carrying out tests and experiments, and providing technical support to Health Professionals, Natural and Physical Science Professionals and Engineering Professionals
    • providing technical support to users of computer hardware and software
    • fabricating, repairing and maintaining metal, wood, glass and textile products
    • repairing and maintaining motor vehicles, aircraft, marine craft and electrical and electronic machines and equipment
    • constructing, repairing, fitting-out and finishing buildings and other structures
    • operating printing and binding equipment
    • preparing and cooking food
    • shearing, caring for, training and grooming animals, and assisting Veterinarians
    • propagating and cultivating plants, and establishing and maintaining turf surfaces for sporting events
    • cutting and styling hair
    • operating chemical, gas, petroleum and power generation equipment
    • providing technical assistance for the production, recording and broadcasting of artistic performances

This section contains the following subsection :
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 31 Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 32 Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 33 Construction Trades Workers
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 34 Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 35 Food Trades Workers
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 36 Skilled Animal and Horticultural Workers
      SUB-MAJOR GROUP 39 Other Technicians and Trades Workers

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