323313 Locksmith

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
323313
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Locksmith
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

323313 LOCKSMITH

Installs and maintains locks and related security devices and systems. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisation:
Safemaker

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3233 Precision Metal Trades Workers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3233
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Precision Metal Trades Workers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3233 PRECISION METAL TRADES WORKERS

PRECISION METAL TRADES WORKERS fabricate, assemble, maintain and repair metal precision instruments.
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 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.
Tasks Include:

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 138.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
889.90
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 075.10