Locksmith – ANZSCO 323313

Description
Installs and maintains locks and related security devices and systems. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level
3
Specialisations
  • Safemaker

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Skills Assessment Authority: TRA

Group: 3233 Precision Metal Trades Workers

Description
fabricate, assemble, maintain and repair metal precision instruments.
Tasks
  • assembling parts and subassemblies of precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms
  • dismantling precision instruments, locks, timepieces and firearms, repairing and replacing defective parts, and reassembling articles using hand and power tools and specially designed machines
  • inscribing letters, figures and designs on surfaces of jewellery, trophies and other ornamental items
  • installing security systems, changing tumblers in locks, changing locks, cutting keys and opening locks by manipulation
  • calibrating precision instruments using standard weights and measures, jigs and fixtures, and hand tools to adjust and align parts and small balancing weights
  • making blades for circular, band and other power saws and repairing, setting and sharpening blades for hand and power saws
  • testing circuits in electronic timepieces
  • may estimate costs and prepare quotes for repairs
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.

Occupations in this Group
  • 323311 Engraver
  • 323312 Gunsmith
  • 323313 Locksmith
  • 323314 Precision Instrument Maker and Repairer
  • 323315 Saw Doctor
  • 323316 Watch and Clock Maker and Repairer