1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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MAJOR, SUB-MAJOR, MINOR AND UNIT GROUPS

    1
            MANAGERS AND ADMINISTRATORS
    11
            GENERALIST MANAGERS
    111
            GENERAL MANAGERS AND ADMINISTRATORS
    1111
          Legislators and Government Appointed Officials
    1112
          General Managers
    119
            MISCELLANEOUS GENERALIST MANAGERS
    1191
          Building and Construction Managers
    1192
          Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers
    1193
          Manufacturers
    12
            SPECIALIST MANAGERS
    121
            RESOURCE MANAGERS
    1211
          Finance Managers
    1212
          Company Secretaries
    1213
          Human Resource Managers
    122
            ENGINEERING, DISTRIBUTION AND PROCESS MANAGERS
    1221
          Engineering Managers
    1222
          Production Managers
    1223
          Supply and Distribution Managers
    1224
          Information Technology Managers
    123
            SALES AND MARKETING MANAGERS
    1231
          Sales and Marketing Managers
    129
            MISCELLANEOUS SPECIALIST MANAGERS
    1291
          Policy and Planning Managers
    1292
          Health Services Managers
    1293
          Education Managers
    1294
          Commissioned Officers (Management)
    1295
          Child Care Co-ordinators
    1296
          Media Producers and Artistic Directors
    1299
          Other Specialist Managers
    13
            FARMERS AND FARM MANAGERS
    131
            FARMERS AND FARM MANAGERS
    1311
          Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmers
    1312
          Livestock Farmers
    1313
          Crop Farmers
    1314
          Aquaculture Farmers

    2
            PROFESSIONALS
    21
            SCIENCE, BUILDING AND ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS
    211
            NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS
    2111
          Chemists
    2112
          Geologists and Geophysicists
    2113
          Life Scientists
    2114
          Environmental and Agricultural Science Professionals
    2115
          Medical Scientists
    2119
          Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals
    212
            BUILDING AND ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS
    2121
          Architects and Landscape Architects
    2122
          Quantity Surveyors
    2123
          Cartographers and Surveyors
    2124
          Civil Engineers
    2125
          Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    2126
          Mechanical, Production and Plant Engineers
    2127
          Mining and Materials Engineers
    2128
          Engineering Technologists
    2129
          Other Building and Engineering Professionals
    22
            BUSINESS AND INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS
    221
            ACCOUNTANTS, AUDITORS AND CORPORATE TREASURERS
    2211
          Accountants
    2212
          Auditors
    2213
          Corporate Treasurers
    222
            SALES, MARKETING AND ADVERTISING PROFESSIONALS
    2221
          Marketing and Advertising Professionals
    2222
          Technical Sales Representatives
    223
            COMPUTING PROFESSIONALS
    2231
          Computing Professionals
    229
            MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS AND INFORMATION
            PROFESSIONALS
    2291
          Human Resource Professionals
    2292
          Librarians
    2293
          Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries
    2294
          Business and Organisation Analysts
    2295
          Property Professionals
    2299
          Other Business and Information Professionals
    23
            HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
    231
            MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
    2311
          Generalist Medical Practitioners
    2312
          Specialist Medical Practitioners
    232
            NURSING PROFESSIONALS
    2321
          Nurse Managers
    2322
          Nurse Educators and Researchers
    2323
          Registered Nurses
    2324
          Registered Midwives
    2325
          Registered Mental Health Nurses
    2326
          Registered Developmental Disability Nurses
    238
            MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
    2381
          Dental Practitioners
    2382
          Pharmacists
    2383
          Occupational Therapists
    2384
          Optometrists
    2385
          Physiotherapists
    2386
          Speech Pathologists
    2387
          Chiropractors and Osteopaths
    2388
          Podiatrists
    2391
          Medical Imaging Professionals
    2392
          Veterinarians
    2393
          Dietitians
    2394
          Natural Therapy Professionals
    2399
          Other Health Professionals
    24
            EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS
    241
            SCHOOL TEACHERS
    2411
          Pre-Primary School Teachers
    2412
          Primary School Teachers
    2413
          Secondary School Teachers
    2414
          Special Education Teachers
    242
            UNIVERSITY AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TEACHERS
    2421
          University Lecturers and Tutors
    2422
          Vocational Education Teachers
    249
            MISCELLANEOUS EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS
    2491
          Extra-Systemic Teachers
    2492
          English as a Second Language Teachers
    2493
          Education Officers
    25
            SOCIAL, ARTS AND MISCELLANEOUS PROFESSIONALS
    251
            SOCIAL WELFARE PROFESSIONALS
    2511
          Social Workers
    2512
          Welfare and Community Workers
    2513
          Counsellors
    2514
          Psychologists
    2515
          Ministers of Religion
    252
            MISCELLANEOUS SOCIAL PROFESSIONALS
    2521
          Legal Professionals
    2522
          Economists
    2523
          Urban and Regional Planners
    2529
          Other Social Professionals
    253
            ARTISTS AND RELATED PROFESSIONALS
    2531
          Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals
    2532
          Photographers
    2533
          Designers and Illustrators
    2534
          Journalists and Related Professionals
    2535
          Authors and Related Professionals
    2536
          Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors
    2537
          Musicians and Related Professionals
    2538
          Actors, Dancers and Related Professionals
    2539
          Media Presenters
    254
            MISCELLANEOUS PROFESSIONALS
    2541
          Air Transport Professionals
    2542
          Sea Transport Professionals
    2543
          Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals
    2549
          Other Professionals

    3
            ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    31
            SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND RELATED ASSOCIATE
            PROFESSIONALS
    311
            MEDICAL AND SCIENCE TECHNICAL OFFICERS
    3111
          Medical Technical Officers
    3112
          Science Technical Officers
    312
            BUILDING AND ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    3121
          Building, Architectural and Surveying Associate Professionals
    3122
          Civil Engineering Associate Professionals
    3123
          Electrical Engineering Associate Professionals
    3124
          Electronic Engineering Associate Professionals
    3125
          Mechanical Engineering Associate Professionals
    3129
          Other Building and Engineering Associate Professionals
    32
            BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    321
            FINANCE ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    3211
          Branch Accountants and Managers (Financial Institution)
    3212
          Financial Dealers and Brokers
    3213
          Financial Investment Advisers
    329
            MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    3291
          Office Managers
    3292
          Project and Program Administrators
    3293
          Real Estate Associate Professionals
    3294
          Computing Support Technicians
    33
            MANAGING SUPERVISORS (SALES AND SERVICE)
    331
            SHOP MANAGERS
    3311
          Shop Managers
    332
            HOSPITALITY AND ACCOMMODATION MANAGERS
    3321
          Restaurant and Catering Managers
    3322
          Chefs
    3323
          Hotel and Motel Managers
    3324
          Club Managers (Licensed Premises)
    3325
          Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers
    3329
          Other Hospitality and Accommodation Managers
    339
            MISCELLANEOUS MANAGING SUPERVISORS (SALES AND SERVICE)
    3391
          Sport and Recreation Managers
    3392
          Customer Service Managers
    3393
          Transport Company Managers
    3399
          Other Managing Supervisors (Sales and Service)
    34
            HEALTH AND WELFARE ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    341
            ENROLLED NURSES
    3411
          Enrolled Nurses
    342
            WELFARE ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    3421
          Welfare Associate Professionals
    349
            MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH AND WELFARE ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    3491
          Ambulance Officers and Paramedics
    3492
          Dental Associate Professionals
    3493
          Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers
    3494
          Massage Therapists
    39
            OTHER ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    391
            POLICE OFFICERS
    3911
          Police Officers
    399
            MISCELLANEOUS ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONALS
    3991
          Primary Products Inspectors
    3992
          Safety Inspectors
    3993
          Sportspersons, Coaches and Related Support Workers
    3994
          Senior Non-Commissioned Defence Force Officers
    3995
          Senior Fire Fighters
    3996
          Retail Buyers
    3997
          Library Technicians
    3999
          Other Miscellaneous Associate Professionals

    4
            TRADESPERSONS AND RELATED WORKERS
    41
            MECHANICAL AND FABRICATION ENGINEERING TRADESPERSONS
    411
            MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TRADESPERSONS
    4111
          General Mechanical Engineering Tradespersons
    4112
          Metal Fitters and Machinists
    4113
          Toolmakers
    4114
          Aircraft Maintenance Engineers
    4115
          Precision Metal Tradespersons
    412
            FABRICATION ENGINEERING TRADESPERSONS
    4121
          General Fabrication Engineering Tradespersons
    4122
          Structural Steel and Welding Tradespersons
    4123
          Forging Tradespersons
    4124
          Sheetmetal Tradespersons
    4125
          Metal Casting Tradespersons
    4126
          Metal Finishing Tradespersons
    42
            AUTOMOTIVE TRADESPERSONS
    421
            AUTOMOTIVE TRADESPERSONS
    4211
          Motor Mechanics
    4212
          Automotive Electricians
    4213
          Panel Beaters
    4214
          Vehicle Painters
    4215
          Vehicle Body Makers
    4216
          Vehicle Trimmers
    43
            ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS TRADESPERSONS
    431
            ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS TRADESPERSONS
    4311
          Electricians
    4312
          Refrigeration and Airconditioning Mechanics
    4313
          Electrical Distribution Tradespersons
    4314
          Electronic Instrument Tradespersons
    4315
          Electronic and Office Equipment Tradespersons
    4316
          Communications Tradespersons
    44
            CONSTRUCTION TRADESPERSONS
    441
            STRUCTURAL CONSTRUCTION TRADESPERSONS
    4411
          Carpentry and Joinery Tradespersons
    4412
          Fibrous Plasterers
    4413
          Roof Slaters and Tilers
    4414
          Bricklayers
    4415
          Solid Plasterers
    4416
          Wall and Floor Tilers and Stonemasons
    442
            FINAL FINISHES CONSTRUCTION TRADESPERSONS
    4421
          Painters and Decorators
    4422
          Signwriters
    4423
          Floor Finishers
    443
            PLUMBERS
    4431
          Plumbers
    45
            FOOD TRADESPERSONS
    451
            FOOD TRADESPERSONS
    4511
          Meat Tradespersons
    4512
          Bakers and Pastrycooks
    4513
          Cooks
    4519
          Other Food Tradespersons
    46
            SKILLED AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL WORKERS
    461
            SKILLED AGRICULTURAL WORKERS
    4611
          Farm Overseers
    4612
          Shearers
    4613
          Wool, Hide and Skin Classers
    4614
          Animal Trainers
    462
            HORTICULTURAL TRADESPERSONS
    4621
          Nurserypersons
    4622
          Greenkeepers
    4623
          Gardeners
    49
            OTHER TRADESPERSONS AND RELATED WORKERS
    491
            PRINTING TRADESPERSONS
    4911
          Graphic Pre-Press Tradespersons
    4912
          Printing Machinists and Small Offset Printers
    4913
          Binders and Finishers
    4914
          Screen Printers
    492
            WOOD TRADESPERSONS
    4921
          Wood Machinists and Turners
    4922
          Cabinetmakers
    4929
          Other Wood Tradespersons
    493
            HAIRDRESSERS
    4931
          Hairdressers
    494
            TEXTILE, CLOTHING AND RELATED TRADESPERSONS
    4941
          Clothing Tradespersons
    4942
          Upholsterers and Bedding Tradespersons
    4943
          Footwear Tradespersons
    4944
          Leather Goods, Canvas Goods and Sail Makers
    498
            MISCELLANEOUS TRADESPERSONS AND RELATED WORKERS
    4981
          Marine Construction Tradespersons
    4982
          Glass Tradespersons
    4983
          Jewellers and Related Tradespersons
    4984
          Florists
    4985
          Fire Fighters
    4986
          Drillers
    4987
          Chemical, Petroleum and Gas Plant Operators
    4988
          Power Generation Plant Operators
    4991
          Defence Force Members Not Elsewhere Included
    4992
          Performing Arts Support Workers
    4999
          Other Miscellaneous Tradespersons and Related Workers

    5
            ADVANCED CLERICAL AND SERVICE WORKERS
    51
            SECRETARIES AND PERSONAL ASSISTANTS
    511
            SECRETARIES AND PERSONAL ASSISTANTS
    5111
          Secretaries and Personal Assistants
    59
            OTHER ADVANCED CLERICAL AND SERVICE WORKERS
    591
            ADVANCED NUMERICAL CLERKS
    5911
          Bookkeepers
    5912
          Credit and Loans Officers
    599
            MISCELLANEOUS ADVANCED CLERICAL AND SERVICE WORKERS
    5991
          Advanced Legal and Related Clerks
    5992
          Court and Hansard Reporters
    5993
          Insurance Agents
    5994
          Insurance Risk Surveyors, Investigators and Loss Adjusters
    5995
          Desktop Publishing Operators
    5996
          Travel Attendants
    5999
          Other Miscellaneous Advanced Clerical and Service Workers

    6
            INTERMEDIATE CLERICAL, SALES AND SERVICE WORKERS
    61
            INTERMEDIATE CLERICAL WORKERS
    611
            GENERAL CLERKS
    6111
          General Clerks
    612
            KEYBOARD OPERATORS
    6121
          Keyboard Operators
    613
            RECEPTIONISTS
    6131
          Receptionists
    614
            INTERMEDIATE NUMERICAL CLERKS
    6141
          Accounting Clerks
    6142
          Payroll Clerks
    6143
          Bank Workers
    6144
          Insurance Clerks
    6145
          Money Market and Statistical Clerks
    615
            MATERIAL RECORDING AND DESPATCHING CLERKS
    6151
          Production Recording Clerks
    6152
          Transport and Despatching Clerks
    6153
          Stock and Purchasing Clerks
    619
            MISCELLANEOUS INTERMEDIATE CLERICAL WORKERS
    6191
          Inquiry and Admissions Clerks
    6192
          Library Assistants
    6193
          Personnel Clerks
    6194
          Intermediate Inspectors and Examiners
    6199
          Other Intermediate Clerical Workers
    62
            INTERMEDIATE SALES AND RELATED WORKERS
    621
            INTERMEDIATE SALES AND RELATED WORKERS
    6211
          Sales Representatives
    6212
          Motor Vehicle and Related Products Salespersons
    6213
          Retail and Checkout Supervisors
    63
            INTERMEDIATE SERVICE WORKERS
    631
            CARERS AND AIDES
    6311
          Education Aides
    6312
          Children's Care Workers
    6313
          Special Care Workers
    6314
          Personal Care and Nursing Assistants
    632
            HOSPITALITY WORKERS
    6321
          Hotel Service Supervisors
    6322
          Bar Attendants
    6323
          Waiters
    6324
          Hospitality Trainees
    639
            MISCELLANEOUS INTERMEDIATE SERVICE WORKERS
    6391
          Dental Assistants
    6392
          Veterinary Nurses
    6393
          Prison Officers
    6394
          Gaming Workers
    6395
          Personal Care Consultants
    6396
          Fitness Instructors and Related Workers
    6397
          Travel and Tourism Agents
    6399
          Other Intermediate Service Workers

    7
            INTERMEDIATE PRODUCTION AND TRANSPORT WORKERS
    71
            INTERMEDIATE PLANT OPERATORS
    711
            MOBILE PLANT OPERATORS
    7111
          Mobile Construction Plant Operators
    7112
          Forklift Drivers
    7119
          Other Mobile Plant Operators
    712
            INTERMEDIATE STATIONARY PLANT OPERATORS
    7121
          Engine and Boiler Operators
    7122
          Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators
    7123
          Engineering Production Systems Workers
    7124
          Pulp and Paper Mill Operators
    7129
          Other Intermediate Stationary Plant Operators
    72
            INTERMEDIATE MACHINE OPERATORS
    721
            INTERMEDIATE TEXTILE, CLOTHING AND RELATED
            MACHINE OPERATORS
    7211
          Sewing Machinists
    7212
          Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators
    729
            MISCELLANEOUS INTERMEDIATE MACHINE OPERATORS
    7291
          Plastics Production Machine Operators
    7292
          Rubber Production Machine Operators
    7293
          Chemical Production Machine Operators
    7294
          Wood Processing Machine Operators
    7295
          Paper Products Machine Operators
    7296
          Glass Production Machine Operators
    7297
          Clay, Stone and Concrete Processing Machine Operators
    7298
          Photographic Developers and Printers
    7299
          Other Intermediate Machine Operators
    73
            ROAD AND RAIL TRANSPORT DRIVERS
    731
            ROAD AND RAIL TRANSPORT DRIVERS
    7311
          Truck Drivers
    7312
          Bus and Tram Drivers
    7313
          Automobile Drivers
    7314
          Delivery Drivers
    7315
          Train Drivers and Assistants
    79
            OTHER INTERMEDIATE PRODUCTION AND TRANSPORT WORKERS
    791
            INTERMEDIATE MINING AND CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
    7911
          Miners
    7912
          Blasting Workers
    7913
          Structural Steel Construction Workers
    7914
          Insulation and Home Improvements Installers
    799
            MISCELLANEOUS INTERMEDIATE PRODUCTION AND TRANSPORT WORKERS
    7991
          Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters
    7992
          Product Quality Controllers
    7993
          Storepersons
    7994
          Seafarers and Fishing Hands
    7995
          Forestry and Logging Workers
    7996
          Printing Hands

    8
            ELEMENTARY CLERICAL, SALES AND SERVICE WORKERS
    81
            ELEMENTARY CLERKS
    811
            ELEMENTARY CLERKS
    8111
          Registry and Filing Clerks
    8112
          Mail Sorting Clerks
    8113
          Switchboard Operators
    8114
          Messengers
    8115
          Betting Clerks
    8116
          Office Trainees
    8119
          Other Elementary Clerks
    82
            ELEMENTARY SALES WORKERS
    821
            SALES ASSISTANTS
    8211
          Sales Assistants
    829
            MISCELLANEOUS ELEMENTARY SALES WORKERS
    8291
          Checkout Operators and Cashiers
    8292
          Ticket Salespersons
    8293
          Street Vendors and Related Workers
    8294
          Telemarketers
    8295
          Sales Demonstrators and Models
    8296
          Service Station Attendants
    8297
          Sales and Service Trainees
    8299
          Other Elementary Sales Workers
    83
            ELEMENTARY SERVICE WORKERS
    831
            ELEMENTARY SERVICE WORKERS
    8311
          Guards and Security Officers
    8312
          Ushers, Porters and Related Workers
    8313
          Domestic Housekeepers
    8314
          Caretakers
    8315
          Laundry Workers
    8319
          Other Elementary Service Workers

    9
            LABOURERS AND RELATED WORKERS
    91
            CLEANERS
    911
            CLEANERS
    9111
          Cleaners
    92
            FACTORY LABOURERS
    921
            PROCESS WORKERS
    9211
          Engineering Production Process Workers
    9212
          Product Assemblers
    9213
          Meat and Fish Process Workers
    9214
          Other Food Factory Hands
    9215
          Wood Products Factory Hands
    9219
          Other Process Workers
    922
            PRODUCT PACKAGERS
    9221
          Hand Packers
    9222
          Packagers and Container Fillers
    99
            OTHER LABOURERS AND RELATED WORKERS
    991
            MINING, CONSTRUCTION AND RELATED LABOURERS
    9911
          Mining Support Workers and Driller's Assistants
    9912
          Earthmoving Labourers
    9913
          Paving and Surfacing Labourers
    9914
          Survey Hands
    9915
          Railway Labourers
    9916
          Construction and Plumber's Assistants
    9917
          Concreters
    9918
          Electrical and Telecommunications Trades Assistants
    9919
          Other Mining, Construction and Related Labourers
    992
            AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL LABOURERS
    9921
          Farm Hands
    9922
          Nursery and Garden Labourers
    9929
          Other Agricultural and Horticultural Labourers
    993
            ELEMENTARY FOOD PREPARATION AND RELATED WORKERS
    9931
          Kitchenhands
    9932
          Fast Food Cooks
    9933
          Food Trades Assistants
    999
            MISCELLANEOUS LABOURERS AND RELATED WORKERS
    9991
          Garbage Collectors
    9992
          Freight and Furniture Handlers
    9993
          Handypersons
    9999
          Other Miscellaneous Labourers and Related Workers

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