399918 Fire Protection Equipment Technician

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
399918
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Fire Protection Equipment Technician
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

399918 FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

Installs, tests and maintains fire protection equipment and systems such as extinguishers, hoses, reels, hydrants, fire blankets, exit lighting, fire and smoke doors, gaseous fire suppression systems, passive fire and smoke containment systems and foam generating equipment. Registration or licensing may be required.
Fire Alarm Technicians and Sprinkler Fitters are excluded from this occupation. Fire Alarm Technicians are included in Unit Group 3423 Electronics Trades Workers, in Occupation

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

3999 Other Miscellaneous Technicians and Trades Workers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
3999
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Other Miscellaneous Technicians and Trades Workers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

3999 OTHER MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICIANS AND TRADES WORKERS

This unit group covers Technicians and Trades Workers not elsewhere classified.
It includes Divers, Interior Decorators, Optical Dispensers (Aus) / Dispensing Opticians (NZ), Optical Mechanics, Photographer's Assistants, Plastics Technicians, Wool Classers and Fire Protection Equipment Technicians.
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.
The occupation Interior Decorator has 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.

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 403.90
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
789.60
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 130.30