ANZSCO 342311 - Registered Migration Australia


A business machine mechanic installs, maintains and repairs electronic business equipment such as multi-function devices, photocopiers, scanners, fax machines and cash registers. A business machine mechanic in Australia is a Skill Level 3 occupation.



Business Machined Mechanic Alternative Titles


  • Office Equipment Technician
  • Office Machine Technician


Business Machine Mechanic Specialisations


  • Photocopier Technician


Business Machine Mechanic Occupation Lists
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Group: 3423 Electronics Trades Workers



Job Description - Registered Migration Australia


The job of a business machine mechanic 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 business machine mechanic 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 may be required in Australia as a business machine mechanic.



Occupations within the Business Machine Mechanic Group




Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same business machine mechanic 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


  • Business Machine Mechanic is currently assessed with TRA - (Trades Recognition Australia); more information regarding assessment bodies



Average Income of a Business Machine Mechanic

The average salary for a Business Machine Mechanic 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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