1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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3999-15

      Radio Operator
      Radio Telegraphist

Transmits and receives radio messages by use of morse code, voice and radio teletype.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • selects circuits to contact receiving stations
  • transmits messages by use of voice, hand key or teletype
  • receives messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writes or types messages for transmission
  • monitors radio traffic, transmits and receives voice messages
  • maintains records of messages sent and received

Specialisations:
Signaller (Army)

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