4411 DEFENCE FORCE MEMBERS - OTHER RANKS
DEFENCE FORCE MEMBERS - OTHER RANKS provide specialised military services to the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces.
Indicative Skill Level:
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.
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