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Senior Non-commissioned Defence Force Member

anzsco 139211

Implements and enforces directives of commissioned officers of the Australian or New Zealand Defence Forces.
This occupation includes the following ranks:
Air Force: Flight Sergeant, Sergeant, Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer of the Air Force
Army: Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army, Sergeant, Warrant Officer Class 1, Warrant Officer Class 2
Navy: Chief Petty Officer, Petty Officer, Warrant Officer, Warrant Officer of the Navy

Skill Level

Occupation Lists
This occupation is
only found on the following skill list as at July 1st, 2017:

This occupation is not on the following skill lists:

  • Combined Skilled Occupations List (STSOL MLTSSL)
  • Labour Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL)
  • Medium Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
  • Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)

Occupation lists are subject to change

Group: 1392 Senior Non-commissioned Defence Force Members

implement and enforce directives of commissioned officers of the Australian and New Zealand Defence Forces.


  • supervising a small group of subordinates
  • maintaining discipline of subordinates
  • monitoring the morale, welfare and behaviour of subordinates, and advising commanding officers accordingly
  • instructing subordinates in dress, deportment, demeanour, behaviour, drill and devotion to duty to maintain military standards
  • conducting military drills and inspections
  • teaching military traditions and customs

Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

  • 139211 Senior Non-commissioned Defence Force Member