OTHER MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS – UNIT GROUP 3999

General Description

This unit group covers Technicians and Trades Workers not elsewhere classified.

It includes Divers, Interior Decorators, Optical Dispensers / Dispensing Opticians, Optical Mechanics, Photographer’s Assistants, Plastics Technicians, Wool Classers and Fire Protection Equipment Technicians.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 3

In Australia the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • 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 the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • NZQF 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.

The occupation Interior Decorator in this unit group has 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 relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

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

 

The occupation Wool Classer in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • 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:

  • NZQF Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

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

 

The occupation Photographer’s Assistant in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

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

Registration or licensing may be required.

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)399911 DIVER
Swims underwater to undertake tasks such as seafood gathering, research, salvage and construction. Registration or licensing may be required.

Specialisations: Abalone Diver、Clearance Diver (Navy)、Fisheries Diver、Hyperbaric Welder Diver、Offshore Diver、Onshore Diver、Pearl Diver、Saturation Diver、Scientific Diver

(2)399912 INTERIOR DECORATOR
Plans the interior design of commercial or residential premises and arranges for decorating work to be done.

(3)399913 OPTICAL DISPENSER / DISPENSING OPTICIAN
Interprets optical prescriptions, and fits and services optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses. Registration or licensing may be required.

(4)399914 OPTICAL MECHANIC
Operates machines to grind, polish and surface optical lenses to meet prescription requirements, and fits lenses to spectacle frames.

(5)399915 PHOTOGRAPHER’S ASSISTANT
Assists Photographers in taking and developing photographs.

(6)399916 PLASTICS TECHNICIAN

Alternative Title: Plastics Fitter
Sets up, adjusts, repairs and troubleshoots machines which manufacture plastics products.

(7)399917 WOOL CLASSER
Classifies wool to industry standards or market requirements.

(8)399918 FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN
Installs, tests and maintains fire protection equipment and systems such as extinguishers, hoses, reels, hydrants, fire blankets, exit lighting, fire and smoke doors, gaseous fire suppression systems, passive fire and smoke containment systems and foam generating equipment. Registration or licensing may be required.

Fire Alarm Technicians and Sprinkler Fitters are excluded from this occupation. Fire Alarm Technicians are included in Unit Group 3423 Electronics Trades Workers, in Occupation 342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker. Sprinkler Fitters are included in Unit Group 3341 Plumbers, in Occupation 334111 Plumber (General).

Specialisation: Fire Extinguisher Technician

(9)399999 TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS NEC
This occupation group covers Technicians and Trades Workers not elsewhere classified.

Occupations in this group include: Airborne Electronics Analyst (Air Force)、Architectural Model Maker、Canoe Maker、Coffee Machine Technician、Fibre Composite Technician、Glass Blower、Hide and Skin Classer、Irrigation Designer、Kayak Maker、Milking Machine Technician、Parachute Rigger、Pearl Technician、Pyrotechnician、Ski Technician、Surfboard Maker

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