Registered Migration Australia
A chemical plant operator controls the operation of chemical production plant. Chemical plant operator in Australia is a Skill Level 3 occupation.
Chemical Plant Operator Occupation Lists
This occupation is on the following skill list:
This occupation is not on the following skills list:
Group: 3992 Chemical, Gas, Petroleum and Power Generation Plant Operators
A chemical plant operator controls the operation of chemical production equipment, pump gas and oil from wellheads, refine and process petroleum products, and operate boilers, turbogenerators and associated plant to generate electrical power.
Most occupations in the Chemical Plant Operator unit group (Group 3992) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
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 chemical plant operator.
Occupations in this Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same chemical plant operator 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.
Average Income Chemical Plant Operator
The average salary for a Chemical Plant Operator in Australia is $ 153,684 per year. Average Age: Males: Females: Persons: 44.8
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3992) Chemical gas petroleum and power generation plant operators - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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