341111 Electrician (General)

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
341111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Electrician (General)
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: 

341111 ELECTRICIAN (GENERAL)

Alternative Title:
Electrical Fitter

Installs, tests, connects, commissions, maintains and modifies electrical equipment, wiring and control systems. Registration or licensing is required.
Skill Level: 3
Specialisations:
Armature Winder
Electrical Contractor
Heavy Coil Winder
Railway Signal Electrician

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3411 Electricians

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3411
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Electricians
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3411 ELECTRICIANS

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.
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 is required.
Tasks Include:

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

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 448.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
2 080.10
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 451.50