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Employees provide support to an electrical/electronic assembly line. This may include assisting in assembly work, reworking faulty assemblies, ensuring equipment is set up for production runs and that tools and parts are made available on time and to the right assembly stations. Skills required include assembly, planning, ordering of parts and statistical quality control. Hand tools and soldering equipment are also used.
Note - This qualification is aligned to the C11 classification in the Metal Engineering and Associated Industries Award and would typically be associated with positions such as senior operators, senior warehouse personnel and machine setters. It is not suitable as an entry level traineeship in most enterprises. It may be suitable for an existing worker traineeship.
Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award classification on completion: C11.
CORE UNITS - 9 required
ELECTIVE UNITS (This selection of units is a guide only. Refer to Training Package rules for details.)
Please note that this Job & Training Description provides an example of the selection of non-core units. Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed. For advice contact Apprenticeship Network providers or an approved Registered Training Organisation.
Metal & Engineering
Analytic & ScientificPractical & Manual
The change in Australian Apprenticeships commencements in this overall industry in the past two years. Commencements in 17/18: 7632
Source: VOCSTATS, extracted on 28/03/2019. AATIS analysis.
Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry in employment (in any industry).
Source: NCVER National Student Outcomes Survey, 2017, unpublished. AATIS analysis.
Average wage of Australian Apprentice graduates from this overall industry employed full-time after training.
Growth in employment in this overall industry in the past 5 years.
Source: Department of Jobs and Small Business, 2018. AATIS analysis.
The number of employees in this overall industry compared with other Australian industries.
Average wage of employees in this overall industry.
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Commencement data source: National Apprentices and Trainees collection, VOCSTATS, extracted 28/03/2019, rounded estimates for October 2017 to September 2018. This data is for general information purposes only.
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