AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (AVIONICS)-ANZSCO :323111

SKILL LEVEL 3

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Major Group: 3 - Technicians and Trades Workers | Sub-Major Group: 32 - Automotive and Engineering Trades Workers | Minor Group: 323 - Mechanical Engineering Trades Workers | Unit Group: 3231 - Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

Description: Inspects, tests, aligns, repairs and installs aircraft electrical and avionic system components. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level 3 : Occupations at Skill Level 3 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:
  • - NZ Register Level 4 qualification
  • - AQF Certificate IV or
  • - AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training.

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.

Specialisations

  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Electrical)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Instruments)
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Radio)
  • Avionics Technician (Defence)
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Electrical)
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Instruments)
  • Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Radio)

Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.
UNIT GROUP 3231: AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS

Description: Maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.

Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have 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 (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

- In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

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.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks
  • dismantling, inspecting, testing, repairing and reassembling aircraft engines, ancillary motors and engine accessories, electrical systems, and subassemblies of aircraft frames
  • installing electrical circuits and equipment
  • testing aircraft communication equipment, aircraft instrumentation and electronic systems using electronic testing equipment and specialised test apparatus
  • replacing and testing aircraft oxygen system components
  • assembling parts and subassemblies of aircraft frames
  • conducting routine pre-flight inspections of engines, aircraft frames and mechanical systems
  • maintaining records of action taken
  • may manufacture aircraft electrical, instrument and radio hardware components
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 323112 - Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Mechanical)
  • 323113 - Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (Structures)