312912 Metallurgical or Materials Technician

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
312912
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Metallurgical or Materials Technician
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

312912 METALLURGICAL OR MATERIALS TECHNICIAN

Tests materials as part of mineral and metal processing and refining, or for research into metals, ceramics, polymers and other materials in support of Metallurgists and Materials Engineers. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 2
Specialisations:
Dye Penetrant Testing Technician
Heat Treatment Technician
Magnetic Testing Technician
Metallurgy Laboratory Technician
Non-destructive Testing Technician
Petroleum Products Laboratory Technician
Petroleum Refinery Laboratory Technician
Pressure Testing Technician
Ultrasound Technician

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
2

3129 Other Building and Engineering Technicians

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3129
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Other Building and Engineering Technicians
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3129 OTHER BUILDING AND ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS

This unit group covers Building and Engineering Technicians not elsewhere classified.
It includes Maintenance Planners, Metallurgical or Materials Technicians, and Mine Deputies.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have 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.
Registration or licensing may be required.

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
2 303.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 838.40
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
2 254.00