ELECTRICIANS design, assemble, install, test, commission, diagnose, maintain and repair electrical networks, systems, circuits, equipment, components, appliances and facilities for industrial, commercial and domestic purposes, and service and repair lifts, escalators and related equipment.
Automotive Electricians are excluded from this unit group. Automotive Electricians are included in Unit Group 3211 Automotive Electricians.
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.
Registration or licensing is required.
examining blueprints, wiring diagrams and specifications to determine sequences and methods of operation
measuring and laying out installation reference points
selecting, cutting and connecting wire and cable to terminals and connectors
using electrical and electronic test instruments to trace and diagnose faults
repairing and replacing faulty wiring and defective parts
positioning and installing electrical switchboards
connecting electrical systems to power supply
testing continuity of circuit
installing, testing and adjusting electric and mechanical parts of lifts