Optical Dispenser (Aus) / Dispensing Optician (NZ) – ANZSCO 399913

Description
Interprets optical prescriptions, and fits and services optical appliances such as spectacle frames and lenses. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level
3

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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