8322 Product Assemblers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Product Assemblers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


PRODUCT ASSEMBLERS put together components and subassemblies that go into the production of metal products, electrical and electronic equipment, jewellery and precious metal articles, and joinery products.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
Tasks Include:

locating, positioning and securing components on workbenches
punching and drilling mounting holes in parts and assembled products
assembling and securing components in sequence
assembling parts by nailing, screwing, gluing and dowelling, riveting, crimping, soldering and spot welding components
fitting hardware items, such as hinges, catches and knobs, to parts
attaching and fastening jewellery and jewellery parts to fabricate bracelets, necklaces, brooches and earrings
deburring and finishing items using files, grinding wheels and emery paper
may manually wind light electrical field coils

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 002.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012):