Defence Force Member – Other Ranks – ANZSCO 441111
Provides specialised military services to the Australian or New Zealand Defence Forces.
This occupation includes the following ranks:
Air Force: Aircraftman/Aircraftwoman, Corporal, Leading Aircraftman/Aircraftwoman
Army: Corporal, Lance Corporal, Private
Navy: Able Seaman, Leading Seaman, Seaman
This occupation excludes Defence Force Members – Other Ranks performing duties for which there is a civilian equivalent. These members are included with the closest civilian occupation. For example, Mechanic Recovery is included in Unit Group 7331 Truck Drivers, in Occupation 733115 Tow Truck Driver.
provide specialised military services to the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces.
guarding airfields and other defence force bases
serving as an infantry soldier
erecting bridges, building field defences, constructing temporary roads, clearing minefields, repairing airfields and demolishing targets using explosives
crewing armoured fighting vehicles
operating artillery, ground and surface-based defence systems, shipboard weapons and other advanced specialist military weapons and equipment
providing firepower and ground-based air defence
establishing and maintaining command, control and communications equipment and facilities
conducting surveillance, reconnaissance and boarding operations
maintaining personal arms and ammunition
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
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.