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General Production Assistants perform a wide range of tasks vital to the smooth operation of the manufacturing process. They may have a direct role in the operation of production equipment or the manufacture of product or they may be deployed supporting other operators making product or operating equipment. They are employed across all sectors of the manufacturing industry.
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Manufacturing & Production
Manual & Realistic
The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 20/21: 1199
Source: VOCSTATS, extracted on 29/3/2022. AATIS analysis.
Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry in employment (in any industry).
Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2020, unpublished. AATIS analysis.
Average wage of Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry employed full-time after training.
Predicted growth in employment in this overall industry over the next 5 years.
Source: National Skills Commission, 2022. AATIS analysis.
The number of employees in this overall industry compared with other Australian industries.
Average wage of employees in this overall industry.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2022. AATIS analysis.
A Qualification registered by a State or Territory as available as an Australian Apprenticeship may not be eligible for public funding support, check with the relevant State or Territory Training Authority.
Nominal durations listed are for full time occupations, stated in months. In some cases nominal durations provided may not include the completion of pre-requisites. This data is sourced from State and Territory Training Authorities and is provided for information only and must be confirmed with these authorities.
Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection, VOCSTATS, extracted 29/3/2022, rounded estimates for October 2020 to September 2021. This data is for general information purposes only.
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