COMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR-ANZSCO :342312

SKILL LEVEL 3

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ANZSCO 342312: COMMUNICATIONS OPERATOR


Major Group: 3 - Technicians and Trades Workers | Sub-Major Group: 34 - Electrotechnology and Telecommunications Trades Workers | Minor Group: 342 - Electronics and Telecommunications Trades Workers | Unit Group: 3423 - Electronics Trades Workers

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

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
  • Communication Information Systems Sailor (Navy)
  • Communications and Information Systems Controller (Air Force)
  • Operator Specialist Communications (Army)
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 3423: ELECTRONICS TRADES WORKERS


Description: Maintain, adjust and repair electronic equipment such as business machines, video and audio equipment, and electronic instruments and control systems, and transmit and receive radio messages.

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
  • examining and testing machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
  • adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments
  • reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
  • advising users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
  • receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
  • monitoring radio traffic, and transmitting and receiving voice messages
  • installing electronic instruments and control systems
  • applying knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 342311 - Business Machine Mechanic
  • 342313 - Electronic Equipment Trades Worker
  • 342314 - Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General)
  • 342315 - Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (Special Class)