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ANZSCO 342314 - Registered Migration Australia


An electronic instrument trades worker installs, modifies, maintains and repairs electronic instruments and control systems. Registration or licensing may be required. An electronic instrument trades worker in Australia is a Skill Level 3 occupation.




Electronic Instrument Trades Worker Alternative Title


  • Instrument and Control Service Person





  • Communication Electronic Technician (Air Force)
  • Electronic Technician (Navy)



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Group: 3423 Electronics Trades Workers




Job Description - Registered Migration Australia


The job of an electronic instrument trades worker is to maintain, adjust and repair electronic equipment such as business machines, video and audio equipment, and electronic instruments and control systems, and transmit and receive radio messages.



  • examining and testing machines, equipment, instruments and control systems to diagnose faults
  • adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments
  • reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment
  • advising users of correct operating procedures to prevent malfunctions
  • receiving messages by interpreting code and converting to plain language, and writing and typing messages for transmission
  • monitoring radio traffic, and transmitting and receiving voice messages
  • installing electronic instruments and control systems
  • applying knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic principles in commissioning and maintaining control systems


Skill Level

Most occupations in the electronic instrument trades worker unit group (Group 3423) 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 as an electronic instrument trades worker in Australia may be required.


Occupations within the Electronic Instrument Trades Worker Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same electronic instrument trades worker group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate Exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Electronic Instrument Trades Worker is currently assessed with TRA - (Trades Recognition Australia); more information regarding assessment bodies


Average Income

The average salary for an Electronic Instrument Trades Worker (General) in Australia is $ 70,022 for male employees and $ 55,606 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 36.1 Females: 31.9 Persons: 36.0


Source: (Group 3423) Electronics trades workers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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