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A hardware technician supports and maintains computer systems and peripherals by installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing hardware. In Australia a hardware technician is a Skill Level 2 occupation.
Hardware Technician Occupation Lists
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The job of a hardware technician in Australia is to provide support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology and the diagnosis and resolution of technical problems. The number of job openings for hardware technicians going forward is expected to be above average.
Most occupations in the hardware technician unit group (Group 3131) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
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 and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Occupations within the Hardware Technician Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same ICT unit group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
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.
The average salary for a Hardware Technician in Australia is $ 74,880 for male employees and $ 58,115 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 36.4 Females: 38.9 Persons: 37.1
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3131) ICT support technicians - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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