Fire Protection Equipment Technician – ANZSCO 399918

Description
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).
Skill Level
3
Specialisations
  • Fire Extinguisher Technician

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Skills Assessment Authority: TRA

Group: 3999 Other Miscellaneous Technicians and Trades Workers

Description
This unit group covers Technicians and Trades Workers not elsewhere classified.
It includes Divers, Interior Decorators, Optical Dispensers (Aus) / Dispensing Opticians (NZ), Optical Mechanics, Photographer’s Assistants, Plastics Technicians, Wool Classers and Fire Protection Equipment Technicians.
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.
The occupation Interior Decorator has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

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.

Occupations in this Group
  • 399911 Diver
  • 399912 Interior Decorator
  • 399913 Optical Dispenser (Aus) / Dispensing Optician (NZ)
  • 399914 Optical Mechanic
  • 399915 Photographer’s Assistant
  • 399916 Plastics Technician
  • 399917 Wool Classer
  • 399918 Fire Protection Equipment Technician
  • 399999 Technicians and Trades Workers nec